This past Saturday, five DYS youth and two staff volunteered at the Special Olympics Flag Football Playoffs at Dicks Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City. The volunteers were exceptional leaders to the AMAZING athletes, supporting them on and off the field.
The Office of Behavioral Health has allocated a portion of the federal substance abuse block grant funding for substance use screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) services for school-aged adolescents through school-based health centers.
Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) seeks a Commissioner to serve as the Congressional District 2 representative for the Colorado Commission on Aging (CCOA). Apply online at https://www.colorado.gov/governor/boards-commissions-application.
The Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Youth Services is excited to announce the registration for the annual training symposium on juvenile services is now open! The conference will be held November 6-9 at the Marriott Denver Tech Center. "Improving Juvenile Services: Identifying and Promoting Quality Practices" will be the focus of the four day event.
We are meeting with community members across the state to help answer these questions: What’s working? What might work even better? Which groups are we helping? Which groups might we be missing? What challenges do you see in the future? Be a part of the conversation, attend a meeting in October near you!
Colorado Crisis Services recently entered into a partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Colorado State University, the Farm Bureau and the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union to spread the word about crisis services to agricultural communities.
In honor of October as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, the Office of Behavioral Health will host a community research forum on the theme of “Prevention” to be held on October 19th from 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan.