1a mental health review committee
After a huge victory in November, Building Hope was selected to convene a committee of experts to review Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and make recommendations to County Government on which projects to fund with the money brough in by Measure 1A.
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Building Hope Program Manager
Betsy Casey is Building Hope's full time program manager. Betsy was born and raised in Summit County. She has a deep love for the community and is passionate about working toward improved mental health in Summit. She began her work with Building Hope shortly after her Mom, long-time Summit County resident, Patti Casey, took her own life in 2016 and has been working on Building Hope since its inception. Betsy is passionate about creating innovative ways to reduce stigma, increase access to care and improve the emotional health of Summit County.
Prior to working with Building Hope, Betsy work at the University of Colorado Hospital's dual-diagnosis psychiatric and substance abuse treatment facility CeDAR (Center for Dependency Addiction and Rehabilitation) coordinating and managing inpatient admissions. Before CeDAR Betsy worked at a national non-profit, Phoenix Multisport, that creates supportive, active, sober communities for those who are in recovery from alcohol abuse and or drug addiction managing their grants program, fundraising, marketing, program development and evaluation.
Betsy has a Bachelor's in Psychology and is currently pursuing a Master's Degree. She is dedicated to furthering Building Hope's mission and deeply honored to work with the many community partners that has made Building Hope so successful.