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  • Colorado receives $7.8 million for opioid treatment and prevention DENVER (May 2, 2017) — Colorado recently received $7.8 million in federal funding to help combat opioid addiction. The funding is part of $485 million in grants announced by the ...
    Posted May 2, 2017, 3:03 PM by Elizabeth Owens - CDHS
  • Colorado Leads the Nation in Child Maltreatment Prevention Strategy DENVER, April 27, 2017 — At an event in Denver this afternoon, Governor Hickenlooper and the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) unveiled the Colorado Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2017, 2:55 PM by Nicole Grabowski - CDHS
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Mental Health Hold Task Force

Gov. John Hickenlooper directed the Colorado Department of Human Services to create a task force to examine issues of concern around mental health holds in Colorado.  In June, CDHS Executive Director Reggie Bicha called for applicants to serve on the task force, and articulated a list of issues for the task force to address. Learn more here.

CDHS Performance Plan

CDHS annually prepares a performance plan to outline the goals and activities to be undertaken in the coming state fiscal year. Its contents are a reflection of the vision of the Department and the synthesis of the input received from staff, stakeholders and community partners, collected through a series of town hall and staff meetings, webinars and online surveys conducted throughout the summer. 

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