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Larimer coalition plans to ask for sales tax for mental health

“A coalition of mental health experts within Larimer County are working together to expand treatment options to all corners of the county and expect to ask voters for a sales tax to help pay for this behavioral health initiative. Laurie Stolen, the county’s behavioral health project director, mentioned the possible ballot issue Tuesday as the […]

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Grant for Co-responders for Law Enforcement

We are excited for the additional behavioral health specialists who will be helping law enforcement officers on crisis calls in Larimer County.  The $397,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Human Services will allow specialists to respond to calls in which a mental or behavioral health issue is involved in hopes of helping funnel people to the resources […]

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Behavioral Health Grant Contract Signed

“The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today signed a contract for a grant award of $397,428 from the Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Behavioral Health to help fund the new Co-Responder Program in Larimer County. The funding gives local law enforcement more tools to help people with mental health and substance abuse issues. […]

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Resources for Rising Homeless Population

Homeward 2020, a City-wide think-tank dedicated to making homelessness “rare, short-lived and non-recurring,” defines as being homeless for six months or longer and has seen a rise in the numbers of people who are homeless. Fort Collins has a number of services, nonprofit organizations and businesses which are available in the City for the homeless. The […]

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Grant for Co-responders for Law Enforcement

We are excited for the additional behavioral health specialists who will be helping law enforcement officers on crisis calls in Larimer County.  The $397,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Human Services will allow specialists to respond to calls in which a mental or behavioral health issue is involved in hopes of helping funnel people to the resources […]

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Collaboration opens up homes for 9 people living in poverty, homelessness

Neighbor to Neighbor turned three former group homes into shared housing, a model they hope can be used in the future to mitigate homelessness for at-risk populations. N2N partnered with Homeless Gear, SummitStone Health Partners and Disabled Resource Services to support homeless residents living with disabilities and making less than 30 percent of area median income. The first of nine […]

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