Registration is now open for the Office of Behavioral Health Research Forum: "Screening, Assessment and Treatment for Gambling Disorder". The forum is scheduled for Mar. 28, 8:00 am to 12 p.m. at the Morgridge College of Education, at Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall University of Denver.
More than 350 people attended today's Opioid Safety Summit hosted by OBH and the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA). Attendees heard personal stories of addiction to opioids, a presentation on stigma from OBH Director Robert Werthwein, fantastic results from CHA's Opioid Safety Pilot in 10 Colorado hospitals and more.
Dana Knowles, a former 9News anchor, kicked off the day by sharing her powerful personal story of opioid addiction, withdrawal and recovery.
To support the implementation of Level II Four Plus, OBH will host several small Communities of Practice (CoP) Forums across the State. These forums will be approximately 2.5 hours long and are designed to provide practical assistance to agencies who have implemented or are contemplating implementing a Level II Four Plus program.
The Office of Behavioral Health will be presenting the Involuntary Transportation for Immediate Screening proposed rules for first reading at the State Board of Human Services meeting on February 2, 2018, in Fort Collins, Colorado.
The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation have scheduled roundtables across the state on Individual Placement and Support (IPS).
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®, Monday January 22nd through Sunday January 28th, is a health observance week for teens that aims to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drug and alcohol use. A week dedicated to linking students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends.
The SEOW is seeking input on the use of and need for public health data. Take 5 - 10 minutes to complete the simple survey and be eligible to win a $25 Amazon gift card.
Registration is now open for the Office of Behavioral Health Research Forum: "Trauma Informed Excellence". The forum is scheduled for February 22nd, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan main auditorium.
OBH has resources available to help you become a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC), which is a true behavioral health clinician who can provide co-occurring services.