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Treatment and Training Activities Underway for Grant on Opioid Crisis

One of the Office of Behavioral Health’s top priorities is administering the State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant. OBH received $7.8 million for the state of Colorado, funded through the 21st Century Cures Act.  

Several grant activities are in progress, including multiple efforts focused on treatment and overdose prevention.

CMHIP to be Recognized as Pueblo Community College Partner

The Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo (CMHIP) will be recognized by Pueblo Community College (PCC) with one of the first Community Partners in Action awards during a Donor Appreciation Dinner on Nov. 3. CMHIP has worked with PCC as a teaching facility for decades, and recent efforts and growing partnership led to this recognition.

Keep Your Drains Draining

One of the absolute best ways to prevent slow or clogged drains is to be careful about what you put into them. Clever, eh? Cooking grease, coffee grounds, hair, and soap scum are four of a drain’s biggest enemies. Do whatever you can to avoid introducing any of these items into a drain. Here’s how:

  • Save cooking grease in an old coffee can or cardboard milk container. Then dispose of it in the trash.

  • Throw coffee grounds away in the garbage or add them to your mulch pile.

Keep Your Drains Draining

One of the absolute best ways to prevent slow or clogged drains is to be careful about what you put into them. Clever, eh? Cooking grease, coffee grounds, hair, and soap scum are four of a drain’s biggest enemies. Do whatever you can to avoid introducing any of these items into a drain. Here’s how:

  • Save cooking grease in an old coffee can or cardboard milk container. Then dispose of it in the trash.

  • Throw coffee grounds away in the garbage or add them to your mulch pile.

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