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PREVENTION & EDUCATION

Community Member Education

Peer Assistance Services – One Step Ahead

Description: Offers help to educate and support parents and caregivers in regards to substance abuse prevention including the Speak Now program that helps parents and caregivers start the conversation about the misuse of opioid drugs.

Phone: 970.986.4360

Website: www.parentsandcaregivers.squarespace.com

Western Colorado Area Health Education Center (WCAHEC) – Personal Care Provider Training

Description: Offers PCP training, Colorado Q-MAP training, CPR/AED/First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens w/ Epi-pen training and job shadowing and reflection.

Phone: 970.434.5474

Website: www.wcahec.org

Western Colorado Health Network

Description: HIV, HEP C and STI testing, prescription assistance for people living with HIV and those on PrEP, housing and transportation support, grocery vouchers and help with utility bill / phone bill assistance.

Website: www.coloradohealthnetwork.org

Mind Springs Health – Peer Recovery Program

Description: Provides enhanced outpatient services (2-5 hours of treatment per week), intensive outpatient (10-12 hours of treatment per week), strategies for self-improvement and change, behavior change programs, safe driving education and peer services

Phone: 970.241.6023

Website: www.mindspringshealth.org

Americorp Opioid Response Program

Description: Coordinates and facilitates provider education and events, facilitates community educational events, coordinates delivery of youth-focused opioid-related educational resources.

Website: www.ccahec.org/programs/community-programs/colorado-opioid-response-program/

Speak Now Colorado

Description: Provides parent education opportunities about talking to youth about substance use disorder. Also provides other general information, statistics and resources.

Website: www.speaknowcolorado.org