The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) is committed to providing behavioral health providers with additional guidance and resources throughout the COVID-19 public health emergency. This webpage will serve as the hub for all COVID-19-related information from OBH.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, DVP will be canceling some on-site visits that were planned to occur prior to September 30, 2020. In lieu of on-site visits, DVP team members will conduct virtual site visits for any organization more than a day trip away (about 120 miles) from Denver. DVP will offer the option of virtual visits for organizations closer to Denver if they prefer not to meet in person at this time. Learn more by clicking below.
Question: Can DVP-funded organizations screen clients for COVID-19 symptoms?
The District encourages the use of xeriscape or Waterwise gardens to promote water conservation. Xeriscaping is landscaping that limits the need for watering in arid climates. Landscapes can require 50% of the water used for home consumption. Savings from 30% to 80% can be attained with the use of xeriscaping.
By Brook Griese
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it is difficult but necessary that we continue our focus on another public health crisis impacting our state.
Lives depend on it.
Our behavioral health care system in Colorado desperately needs transformation, and we must maintain our momentum towards creating meaningful change. In 2018, more than 200 Colorado youth and young adults lost their lives to suicide — our state’s leading cause of death for 10- to 24-year-olds.
This is not acceptable.
Forensic Services within the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) provides evaluation, treatment and care coordination services to the forensic population statewide. Forensic clients are individuals who are diagnosed with mental health disorders, involved in the criminal justice system, and are either currently incarcerated or living in the community.
Summer is almost here, and outdoor activities are a must! Living in Colorful Colorado has its perks when it comes to outdoor activities such as hiking, rafting, and cycling just to name a few. It is important to stay hydrated while doing any physical activity especially in the heat and especially in high altitude.
The following tips can help keep you safe and healthy while you are outside enjoying our beautiful state:
The Mineral County Planning and Zoning Commission will be conducting a site visit at Mountain View RV Resort followed by a special meeting at the Mineral County Courthouse. The site visit will begin at 4:30 and then we will adjourn to the Courthouse at 5:30. The meeting will be virtual. Agenda Meeting Link
One or more of the Mineral County Board of County Commissioners will be meeting with an appraiser and Forest Service personnel at the Landfill on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 1 pm. No decisions will be made.