Starting July 1, a new set of agencies will manage the state’s comprehensive behavioral health crisis system and ensure statewide coverage. The annual budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 among the regions is $29.35 million, which is an increase of $1.5 million from the previous fiscal year.
Recovery Residence Certification Program (HB 19-1009)
The Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) has created a rule draft implementing the Recovery Residence Certification Program as required by House Bill 19-1009. The draft rules establish the requirements that a recovery residence certifying body must be approved by OBH in order to certify recovery residences in Colorado.
While there are many reasons to shop at a farmer’s market, the most obvious reasons are the taste, freshness and variety of flavors and products, but did you know that you are also supporting your community in several ways? Buying locally keeps your dollar in circulation in your community.
Starting on August 2, 2019, the Office of Early Childhood (OEC) Background Investigations Unit (BIU) will be able to complete Child Abuse and Neglect Checks (Trails checks) for persons responsible for supervising children and who have unsupervised contact with children. DVP-funded organizations can now request Child Abuse and Neglect Checks via BIU for any employee or volunteer who has or will have contact with children in the course of their work at the organization
You are invited to attend an Advanced Domestic Violence Investigation training brought to you by Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW) which will include information about predominant aggressor analysis, strangulation, stalking, trauma-informed interviewing, and prosecuting the case. These free training opportunities are open to system- and community-based advocates, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, child protection workers, and other allied professionals and are being offered in two rural areas this summer.
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Huge THANK YOU to our Red Cliff residents who help to keep up our historic cemetery.
Art, Bob and others have spent countless hours working to preserve our cemetery. They keep trees from falling on headstones and graves, and they even pick up headstones that have fallen/been knocked down. If you see them around, please show your appreciation.
Do you love biking and beer? Enter the #BIKE4WATER contest by riding your bike to one of eight participating breweries from noon to 4 pm on Saturday, August 3, 2019. You will receive a discounted pint of beer to enjoy while learning about Colorado's most precious resource: water - and why it's so important for making great beer! You can't have beer without it!