The Office of Behavioral Health will be presenting the Involuntary Transportation for Immediate Screening proposed rules for first reading at the State Board of Human Services meeting on February 2, 2018, in Fort Collins, Colorado.
The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation have scheduled roundtables across the state on Individual Placement and Support (IPS).
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®, Monday January 22nd through Sunday January 28th, is a health observance week for teens that aims to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drug and alcohol use. A week dedicated to linking students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends.
The SEOW is seeking input on the use of and need for public health data. Take 5 - 10 minutes to complete the simple survey and be eligible to win a $25 Amazon gift card.
Registration is now open for the Office of Behavioral Health Research Forum: "Trauma Informed Excellence". The forum is scheduled for February 22nd, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan main auditorium.
OBH has resources available to help you become a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC), which is a true behavioral health clinician who can provide co-occurring services.
An Antonito man recently shared how services he received through the Office of Behavioral Health were his “best Christmas present ever".
The COACT Colorado team plans to send six members to the 31st Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health in Tampa, Florida. The team includes the Principal Investigator, Trauma Responsive Service Array Developer, Medicaid System of Care Specialist, Child and Family Evaluator, a Family Advocate, and a mental health clinical trainer.
To ensure individuals transitioning between settings and service providers have access to a broad spectrum of effective medications. SB17-019 requires:
The OBH-funded Colorado State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) recently released an alcohol policy brief, Reduce Excessive Drinking to Build Healthier Communities. The brief characterizes excessive drinking across the state and offers four evidence-based policies to reduce excessive drinking at the state and community level.