The Office of Behavioral Health's (OBH) Data Integration Initiative (DII) aimed at integrating its mental health and substance use data systems is on track for implementation in 2019.
In September, President Trump signed the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act. The legislation amps up federal efforts to curb the opioid crisis through a series of measures addressing different aspects of the opioid epidemic, including prevention, treatment and recovery.
The Office of Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM), Caring for Colorado Foundation and the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work, is hosting a free all-day Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Best Practices Training Symposium on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Craig Hall on the University of Denver's campus.
The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health held an RFP Pre-Bidders meeting on September 17, 2018, to provide an opportunity to ask questions on the Colorado Crisis, Walk-In Crisis, Crisis Stabilization, and Crisis Respite Services RFP – 2019000043. A recording of the meeting is available here, and a PDF of the slide deck is here.
You have an opportunity to comment on emergency rules repealing the Trails Check requirement.
The Office of Behavioral Health presented four sessions at Public Health in the Rockies.
The Office of Behavioral Health and Correctional Treatment Board recently received the final statewide program evaluation report for The Jail Based Behavioral Health Services (JBBS) program.
The State of Colorado is looking for qualified candidates for the newly created Office of the Ombudsman for Behavioral Health Access.
COACT Colorado is partnering with the University of Colorado and several family agencies to conduct a statewide assessment of the current strengths, barriers, and needs for child, adolescent, and transition age youth services in Colorado.