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Office of Behavioral Health blog

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 2, 2022: We invite the community to join us and our partners on Monday, May 2 at 12 p.m. in the West Foyer of the State Capitol for Mental Health Month Proclamation Day.

Prevention Grantee Spotlight: Partners of Delta, Montrose and Ouray

Jan. 30, 2022: January is National Mentoring Month, and the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) wishes to celebrate the work of a few of our grantees who are invested in creating and expanding opportunities for youth through mentoring. Today we spotlight the work of Partners of Delta, Montrose and Ouray by featuring a submission from Partners Executive Director Curtis Hurst.

CYMHTA Brings Behavioral Health Care Directly to Colorado Families

Jan. 31, 2022: When a child shows signs of a mental health disorder, it’s critical to get them enrolled in services right away. But for many parents, finding the right care can be a long and exhausting process. The State’s Children and Youth Mental Health Treatment Act program, or CYMHTA, connects qualifying families to mental health treatment, a clinical care coordinator and additional services to keep children and families together during treatment.

Prevention Grantee Spotlight: Larimer County Partners

Jan. 24, 2022: January is National Mentoring Month, and the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) wishes to celebrate the work of a few of our grantees who are invested in creating and expanding opportunities for youth through mentoring. Today we spotlight the work of Gunnison Valley Mentors by featuring a submission from Gunnison Valley Mentors Executive Director Tina McGuiness.

Prevention Grantee Spotlight: Gunnison Valley Mentors

Jan. 24, 2022: January is National Mentoring Month, and the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) wishes to celebrate the work of a few of our grantees who are invested in creating and expanding opportunities for youth through mentoring. Today we spotlight the work of Gunnison Valley Mentors by featuring a submission from Gunnison Valley Mentors Executive Director Tina McGuiness.

Behavioral Health Resources Available Following Marshall Fire

Jan. 10, 2022: The Colorado Department of Human Services is coordinating with other state agencies, providers, schools and community organizations to ensure Coloradans’ behavioral health needs are met following the Marshall fire on Dec. 30. We've compiled a list of behavioral health resources.

From Community Engagement to Empowerment

Jan. 6, 2022: The new Director of Equity and Community Engagement for the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH), René González, writes about his goals in his role and the importance of community empowerment for serving and being responsive to all Coloradans.
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About CDHS

The Colorado Department of Human Services connects people with assistance, resources and support for living independently in our state. For more information about our organization, visit the CDHS organizational structure page.

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Our mission

Together, we empower Coloradans to thrive. 

Our vision

To serve Coloradans through bold and innovative health and human services.

Our values

People-first approach. Balance. Accountability. Transparency. Ethical. Collaboration.

Our motto

We're the people who help people.

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Accessibility

The Colorado Department of Human Services is committed to providing accessible services to all Coloradans. Learn more about our accessibility efforts.

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