Tag: behavioral health

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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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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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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Inaugural Event to Inspire Next Generation of Behavioral Health Professionals

Behavioral Health is a major concern in our communities and more professionals are needed in the workforce. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, February 11, 2020 – The Northern Colorado Health Sector Partnership is proud to announce: Career Pathways in Behavioral Health: Explore, Connect, Engage, conference-style event. Event Information “This event is such a great opportunity for […]

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SummitStone UCHealth 1A Behavioral Health Initiative

County Behavioral Health Initiative

SummitStone selected to provide services for the County Behavioral Health Initiative Through a competitive process, SummitStone Health Partners, in a collaboration with UCHealth, was approved by the Board of Larimer County Commissioners at their regular Administrative Matters meeting today to provide a continuum of behavioral health treatment and crisis services at the new facility. Long […]

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Larimer County Sheriff Office

Grant funded Co-Responder Program meets high demands in its first year

By pairing SummitStone Health Partners Co-responder, Lesley Craig, and the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, this has helped improve outcomes and save lives of those with mental health and substance use issues. “Long-term solutions are one of the co-responder’s goals. The program aims to help give citizens in crisis an access point to assessment and treatment, […]

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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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Larimer County law agencies seek grant to pair more counselors with officers

Funds will expand program to have counselors work with officers in Larimer County, Loveland, Fort Collins By Pamela Johnson – Reporter-Herald Staff Writer Local law enforcement agencies are hoping for a $362,000 grant to multiply the number of certified counselors available to respond to crisis calls with officers. Larimer County is leading the grant application […]

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Loveland, Fort Collins police team up with behavioral health specialists

Not every person with a mental health issue who gets reported to police is engaged in criminal activity. Yet police are often called to respond to incidents where a person may need crisis assistance but not necessarily criminal justice intervention. That takes up limited police resources and emergency services and doesn’t get the person the […]

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