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- Fact sheets
- Office of Behavioral Health Fact Sheet. Updated March 2021
- Competency Services Changes. Issued July 28, 2020
- Mobile Health Units. Updated Jan. 23, 2020
- State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant. Updated September 2, 2020
- Colorado Crisis Services, By the Numbers. Updated Nov. 19, 2019
- Colorado's Behavioral Health System Legislative Overview. Issued Sept. 11, 2019
- 2019 Behavioral Health Reform Legislation. Issued May 7, 2019
- LADDERS, Colorado's Licensing and Service Directory. Updated Jan. 29, 2019
- Senate Bill 16-202 Funding (Increasing access to substance use disorder services.) Issued Jan. 18, 2019
- Criminal Justice Programs. Updated Jan. 14, 2019
- Addressing the Opioid Crisis. Updated Aug. 1, 2018
- Involuntary Transportation Hold. (M-0.5). Updated May 24, 2018
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Combined Behavioral Health Block Grant. Updated Jan. 23, 2018
- Staffing Challenges, Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo. Updated Jan. 19, 2018
- Press releases
- Recent press coverage
- Colorado Crisis Services is the statewide behavioral health crisis response system offering residents mental health, substance use or emotional crisis help, information and referrals. This campaign aims to increase awareness and utilization of this vital service.
- Below the Surface aims to help teens connect to and get support from the Colorado Crisis Services text line. This text line allows anyone to text 24/7 with a trained counselor on a personal, free, confidential line.
- Lift The Label strives to remove damaging labels and stigma that prevent those with opioid addiction from seeking effective treatment.
- The Recovery Cards Project is a collaboration between the Lift The Label campaign, people in recovery, and artists in Colorado and nationwide. Together, we’ve created free greeting cards that celebrate recovery, provide encouragement to those who need it and express gratitude to those who support others in their recovery.
- Tough as a Mother is is a statewide campaign which aims to reduce stigma and connect Colorado mothers with substance use disorder treatment services in their communities. The campaign acknowledges the incredible pressures of motherhood and the intrinsic strength of mothers to overcome challenges, including substance use disorder.
- COACT builds a system of services and supports for children with serious behavioral health challenges and their families.