Community Programs for Behavioral Health

The Community Behavioral Health division of the Office of Behavioral Health oversees and purchases substance use and mental health prevention, treatment and recovery services across the state of Colorado. This includes substance use treatment and recovery services, mental health services, prevention services, and special projects. Community Behavioral Health supports ensures quality and effective behavioral health programming in community settings and in partnership with consumers, families and community stakeholders.
 
Community programs staff are responsible for a wide array of programs, services and mission-critical functions including, but not limited to: 

  • Licensing, designation and regulatory standards
  • Policy development
  • Contracting for service delivery
  • Consultation, training and technical assistance
  • Inter-agency collaborations and partnerships
  • Data collection, reporting and analysis, evaluation
  • Grants management

Please visit the Find Help page for a directory of services available in your area. 

If you need mental health services immediately, call 844.493.TALK (8255) or visit Colorado Crisis Services.

Expand the sections below to learn more about our community programs.