CBHC Policy Informed by Core Principles

easy access to care

Easy Access to Care

Our Community Mental Health Centers act as the safety net system for our state. If you need help, they are here for you. Access our Community Mental Health Centers through CHBC’s system of providers.

Appropriate Level of Care

Appropriate Levels of Care

We are all unique, we all deserve mental wellness, and we all deserve freedom. As such, we believe that care should be provided in the least restrictive setting.

Funding innovative care

Funding Innovative Care

Behavioral health and physical health go hand-in-hand, yet adequate and appropriate funding for behavioral health still lags behind that of physical health. We will continue to advocate for equality in this landscape.

Supporting community resiliance

Supporting Community Resilience

Our Community Mental Health Centers act as the safety net system for our state. If you need help, they are here for you. Access our Community Mental Health Centers through CHBC’s system of providers.

Our Policy Positions

Learn more about each of our policy priorities below.

Topic Policy Position Statement Link
Actual or Reasonable Costs Colorado’s reimbursement schedule for community mental health… Read More
Age of Consent Colorado must ensure youth have appropriate and adequate access… Read More
Behavioral Health Workforce Development Colorado must actively pursue comprehensive strategies to achieve a robust… Read More
Civil Commitment Coloradans in need of involuntary commitment for mental health… Read More
Criminal Justice Reform Colorado's criminal justice system must be reformed to primarily address… Read More
Crisis System Every Coloradan must have access to comprehensive and sustainable… Read More
Emergency Preparedness and Response CBHC is committed to a coordinated behavioral health emergency and disaster… Read More
Full Continuum of Substance Use Disorders Every Colorado should be able to access a full continuum of substance… Read More
Integrated Care Colorado must advance a system of healthcare services — across mental… Read More
Involuntary Treatment Involuntary treatment is a last resort option for individuals who pose… Read More
Marijuana Tax Revenue It is the CBHC position that state generated marijuana tax revenue… Read More
Medicaid Managed Care and ACC Phase II Colorado’s Medicaid design must utilize managed care systems that… Read More
Mental and Behavioral Health Parity Colorado’s laws and regulations must adhere to the highest standards… Read More
Mental Health First Aid CBHC is committed to the expansion of Mental Health First Aid in… Read More
Safety Net Colorado’s most vulnerable populations must have access to a robust… Read More
Telehealth Colorado’s laws and regulations must support telehealth services... Read More
Zero Suicide CBHC is committed to achieving Zero Suicide in the state of Colorado… Read More

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