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Combating the fentanyl crisis

New Colorado law gives Larimer County law enforcement tool to combat fentanyl crisis Several organizations in Northern Colorado focused on addiction and substance abuse treatment are bolstering their efforts to make treatment more readily available and expand harm reduction techniques. SummitStone Health Partners is working to make access to medically assisted treatment for substance use […]

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Adolescent Substance Use Disorder - Addiction

New Youth Crisis Response Team Co-responder program

School district invites mental health co-responders to assist school resource officers While nearly every district has school resource officers, very few have mental health clinicians working with them. Thompson School District (TSD) has paired social workers with sheriff’s deputies to respond to mental health emergencies inside schools. We’ve seen similar co-responder programs have success outside […]

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CCBHC grants

Two grants will further SummitStone’s behavioral healthcare practices

Two grants will further SummitStone’s behavioral healthcare practices SummitStone Health Partners recently received two significant grants that will help us further our mission in behavioral healthcare. A $4 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services will support our efforts in obtaining the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) status from the Substance […]

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Annual Fundraiser

Tegan Camden selected as our new Chief Operations Officer

Tegan Camden selected as our new Chief Operations Officer I am pleased to announce that Tegan Camden has accepted the position of our Chief Operations Officer. Tegan’s experience will be a great addition to SummitStone’s executive leadership team, furthering our mission of providing unsurpassed community behavioral health services in Northern Colorado. Tegan has been with […]

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Annual Fundraiser

SummitStone Annual Fundraiser

Please join us for our annual fundraiser with curated mocktails, appetizers and live music!  This year is like no other, so we are switching things up for our annual fundraiser. Rather than our usual breakfast event, we are hosting a celebration for our 65 years of excellence in community behavioral health on Wednesday, October 19, […]

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Overdose Awareness Day Events are on August 27, 2022 

This year marks our 5th annual Overdose Awareness Day, a series of events in Northern Colorado. Last year a record 1,557 Coloradans lost their lives to overdose, a staggering 24.15% increase from previous years. These events will bring together community resource organizations, speakers, Naloxone distribution and education, music, food, activities, and shared stories of recovery […]

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New physician assistant program partnership

SummitStone Health Partners paves way for diverse healthcare avenues with new physician assistant program partnership SummitStone continues to increase our reach and influence in the community as we grow in size and scope, especially as we prepare for the opening of the newly named Larimer County Behavioral Health Services at Longview – Acute Care facility […]

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JEDIS Cultural Responsiveness

Advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in behavioral healthcare

SummitStone is dedicated to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in behavioral healthcare Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at SummitStone (JEDIS): Values Statement: “SummitStone Health Partners prioritizes justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. We know that these values are essential for us to fulfill our mission of providing unsurpassed behavioral health services, including prevention, intervention and treatment. […]

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Spirit Crossing Clubhouse 50/50 Raffle

Help us build a stronger Clubhouse by participating in our 50/50 Raffle. The Clubhouse wants to raise $5,000 in ticket sales for our raffle. The winner of the raffle will collect 50% of the gross ticket sales. The funds raised from the raffle will go towards sending a colleague to a Clubhouse training base, sending […]

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$450 million in ARPA funds to transform behavioral healthcare across Colorado

$450 million in ARPA funds to transform behavioral healthcare across Colorado Back in August 2021, Gov. Polis established a Behavioral Health Transformation Task Force Interim Subpanel with the purpose of convening regularly to address behavioral healthcare needs in our State, and to make recommendations on how to direct $450 million toward that effort. The State […]

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