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Filling the Gaps for Children and Families in Larimer County

OBH is highlighting SummitStone Health Partners this month as an example of a provider that is using research and data to drive change and increase the effectiveness of services. SummitStone, the community mental health center for Larimer County, has several exciting initiatives that are making a difference in people’s lives at home, at school and in the community.

OPEN for Comment: Two Proposed Behavioral Health Rules

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.

Testimony in Favor of Strengthening and Streamlining Colorado's Behavioral Health System

The Colorado Department of Human Services supports House Bill 19-1237Licensing Behavioral Health Entities, which would streamline behavioral health facility and program standards so that individuals can receive the behavioral health services they need quickly and efficiently from facilities licensed to operate in Colorado.