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PREVENTION & EDUCATION

Provider Education

Mesa County Public Health

Description: Mesa County Public Health convenes and facilitates the Mesa County Opioid Response Group. Mesa County Public Health offers general information on health needs in the community including Community Health Needs Assessments reports, special reports and access to other resources in the community. Also provides other services to the community including licenses and permits for businesses, environmental services, family planning and parenting support and immunizations.

Phone: 970.248.6978

Website: http://healthymesacounty.org/health-care/opioid-response-group/

Rocky Mountain Health Plans

Description: Provides access to high quality healthcare including health plans for individuals, families, employers and Medicare and Medicaid members.

Phone: 970.243.7050

Website: www.rmhp.org

VA Hospital

Description: Provides veterans and their families access to services and benefits available to them including the Substance Abuse Disorder (SUD) treatment program for those affected by substance use disorder.

Phone: 970.242.0731

Website: www.grandjunction.va.gov

Steadman Group

Description: Works directly with agencies and providers to help design models for healthcare plans.

Website: www.steadmangroup.com

IT-MATTTRs 2

Description: IT-MATTTRs 2 is a statewide initiative funding by the Office of Behavioral Health. Their goal is to provide support services to the opioid crisis by increasing the number of trained providers who are eligible to prescribe MAT, giving practices knowledge and tools to adopt a comprehensive MAT program through ongoing support and facilitation. Participating primary care practices receive onsite practice team training in opioid use disorder (OUD) and medication-assisted treatment (MAT), free prescriber Buprenorphine waiver course, and access to Opisafe for one year.

Contact Email: itmatttrs2@ucdenver.edu