A three-part Substance Use Disorders (SUD) e-Learning module series is now available on the Colorado University e-Learning Website. The SUD series, developed by the OBH-SIM (State Innovation Model) team, aims to provide comprehensive and practical information about behavioral health integration that can be applied to healthcare practices.
Opportunity for interested stakeholders to provide feedback on the proposed use of Community Behavioral Health Services Block Grant funds for the 2018-2019 Federal Fiscal Year.
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.
The Office of Behavioral Health regularly offers trainings for those involved with Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Process.
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.
Senate Bill 17-207 introduced new language intended to divert individuals with behavioral health disorders from entering the criminal justice system. This legislation included changes to Section 27-65-105, C.R.S., including the creation of a new involuntary transportation of immediate screening hold. This new involuntary transportation hold: