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BHS Grant Program: Now Open

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 Grant Program and the Gary A. Darling Grant are now accepting applications. Please visit the program web pages to learn more about each funding opportunity and how to apply.

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Harvest Farm Uses Grant Funding for Peer Leader Program

06/10/2020

Harvest Farm Uses Grant Funding for Peer Leader Program

Harvest Farm, a 100-acre farm and rehabilitation center located in Wellington was awarded a grant in 2019 through the Behavioral Health Services Grant Program to help fund the Harvest Farm Peer Leader Program.  

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06/2/2020

Behavioral Health Services accepting applications for 2020 Grant Program, Gary A. Darling Grant

Applications are being accepted for two funding opportunities, the 2020 Behavioral Health Services Grant Program, and the Gary A. Darling Grant under the Behavioral Health Services Impact Fund.

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05/5/2020

May is Mental Health Month

The Board of County Commissioners has accepted a proclamation presented by Laurie Stolen, Director of Behavioral Health Services to recognize May as Mental Health Month in Larimer County.

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Shall Larimer County taxes be increased $19,000,000 dollars annually (estimated first fiscal year dollar increase in 2019) and by whatever additional amount as may be raised annually thereafter, for a period of 20 years by the imposition of a .25% (25 cents on $100 dollars) sales and use tax with all revenue from such tax to be used in accordance with the Board of County Commissioners Resolution # 07242018R013 for the following Mental/Behavioral Health care purposes:

  • Provide preventative, early identification, intervention, support, and treatment services for youth, adults, families and senior citizens, either directly or indirectly, who are residents of Larimer County including Berthoud, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Johnstown, Loveland, Timnath, Wellington, Windsor and rural communities of Larimer County through in-person and other delivery methods, which may include tele-services, community based services and other service options and;
  • Acquire, construct, improve, maintain, lease, remodel, staff, equip, and operate new and/or existing mental/behavioral health facilities;

Further provided that an annual report shall be published and provided to the Board of County Commissioners on the designation or use of the revenues from the tax increase in the preceding calendar year consistent with its approved purposes.

A collaborative effort of diverse community stakeholders who have identified gaps in service and developed an efficient and effective continuum of affordable, accessible, behavioral health care to enable our community the opportunity for improved well-being.

To ensure accessible behavioral health care is available when it is needed, providing the right level of care at the right time, every time.

  • Enhance community-based services to shift from an acute- care model to a recovery-based model of care
  • Improve access to behavioral health services in both rural and urban areas
  • Promote emotional health and well-being
  • Reduce substance abuse
  • Reduce attempted and completed suicides
  • Reduce recidivism for individuals with unmet behavioral health issues

Behavioral Health Services

2601 Midpoint Dr., Suite 112
Fort Collins, CO  80525
(970) 498-7126
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NOTE: Although our office location is closed, BHS staff is working remotely and available via email. Please see our Staff Page for the staff directory. 

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