Opioid Resources for Community Corrections
The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) is a state agency managing opioid response resources and coordinating with other state agencies. The OBH LADDERS webpage provides links to resources for substance abuse, mental health, crisis services, prevention and insurance.
Contact your regional Managed Service Organization (MSO) to access grant funded opioid response resources.
MSO'S can provide:
- Naloxone kits (nasal spray- brand name Narcan ) for opioid overdose reversals
- Access to Opioid Treatment Program Providers in your area
What is Medication Assisted Treatment?
Funding for Community Corrections Clients:
The Office of Community Corrections provides Correctional Treatment Funds to pay for substance abuse treatment for the majoirty of Community Corrections clients. Additional funding sources are listed below.
Funding resources for non-Community Corrections clients:
If an individual is covered by Medicaid, contact your Regional Accountable Entity (RAE) to access opioid resources.
If an individual does not have insurance, contact your regional Managed Service Organization(MSO) to access grant funded opioid prevention, treatment and recovery resources. Opioid treatment based on eligibility (300% of the federal poverty level for a individual).
OpiRescue App downloadable overdose support tool for Android and Apple phones.
Training for medical providers who want to obtain their DATA Waiver to prescribe buprenorphine, contact the IT MATTTRs Program.
Family support services for friends and relatives of people with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and a class near you, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Office of Behavioral Health can contacted at 303-866-7400 if you need further assistance with their Opioid Response services and resources.