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Health and Human Services

Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force calls for public testimony

Today, the Colorado Department of Human Services and Executive Director Michelle Barnes announced public testimony days for the Behavioral Health Task Force (BHTF). This task force will evaluate Colorado’s behavioral health system and author a statewide, strategic Blueprint to reform the system with the goal of enabling every Coloradan experiencing behavioral health needs to receive timely, high-quality… Read On

Douglas County community voices unite in a call for child abuse prevention

  On the chilly, but sunny afternoon of April 12, they gathered on the grounds of Children’s Hospital in Highlands Ranch. County officials and School District leaders. Law enforcement, faith-based leaders, and the medical community; human services professionals, and parents with their young children. Together they stood, united in their call for the prevention of… Read On

County Commissioners unite against child abuse and neglect

  Recognizing that the prevention of child abuse and neglect is helped by greater public awareness and supportive, involved communities, the Board of Douglas County Commissioners adopted a resolution at their March 26, 2019 Business Meeting recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Board’s resolution encourages those who suspect child abuse and neglect to report their… Read On