The Office of Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM) and the University of Colorado, Department of Family Medicine, has released a series of integrated medical care and behavioral health eLearning training modules for the SIM Behavioral Health Integration initiative.
Registration is now open for the free OBH Research Forum "Helping Youth in Need: Time to Think and Act Differently." The forum is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. May 17 at Arapahoe Community College.
The Youth and Family Bridges Project through the Office of Behavioral Health served 551 Colorado adolescents and transition-age youth with substance use disorders, including those with co-occurring mental health disorders, from September 2013 to August 2017.
A Denver school that receives Substance Abuse Block Grant funding from the Office of Behavioral Health for prevention programming recently led a campaign where students and staff shared their stories of what strengths they use to help them deal with hard times. The "What Helps Me" stories from students and staff at Noel Community Arts School were posted in the hallway of the school.
A survey is available on the training needs of substance use treatment providers.
An Office of Behavioral Health grantee was recently recognized for its safe and effective mentoring program for young people
A new training developed by the the OBH-State Innovation Model team, examines the value and importance of considering the potential role psychologic trauma may have on a patient’s health and corresponding care plan.
The Office of Behavioral Health is seeking comment on proposed rules for Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) Clinical Training Program Approved Trainer Fees
Registration is now open for the Office of Behavioral Health Research Forum: "Screening, Assessment and Treatment for Gambling Disorder". The forum is scheduled for Mar. 28, 8:00 am to 12 p.m. at the Morgridge College of Education, at Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall University of Denver.