OBH is applying for almost $14.9 million per year for two years to increase access to treatment for opioid use disorder. Stakeholder feedback is welcome.
A new report from the Colorado Crisis Steering Committee provides recommendations to the Colorado Department of Human Services for upgrades to the behavioral health crisis system.
During National Prevention Week in May, an OBH grantee used a public service announcement to share with parents valuable information about preventing prescription drug abuse.
The Colorado Mental Health Institutes at Pueblo and Fort Logan transitioned from paper charts to the Behavioral Electronic Health Record (BEHR) in May 2018, in partnership with the Cerner Corporation. The Institutes are the first state psychiatric hospitals in the nation to go live with Cerner, and the overall transition has been tremendously successful thanks to the hard-working staff at both hospitals.
A new statewide survey of 1,400 Coloradans found three of four respondents know someone with a DUI.
As of today, the Involuntary Transportation for Immediate Screening Hold is an option for professionals to get an individual who is in a mental health crisis to a facility with walk-in services.
The Child Mental Health Treatment Act is reauthorized and with additional funding.
The Office of Behavioral Health and the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention releases new resource Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention: A Colorado Community Reference.
The Office of Behavioral Health convened a meeting April 27 around the State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant to celebrate year-one accomplishments of grantees and community partners and to plan for year-two funding.