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Dear Summit County Mental Health Providers,
I hope this email finds you safe and healthy. Below are several updates that I hope you will find useful in providing mental health support to your clients.
Building Hope events calendar + The HYPE youth events
See attached flyer for a packed month of free connectedness events and a special youth offerings through our new HYPE program.
Sheriff’s Office Mental Health Clinician & Case Manager Positions
Please see attached 3 job openings through the Summit County Government for the following positions:
1) SMART Mental Health Clinician
2) JBBS Jail Case Manager
3) JBBS Jail Mental Health Clinician

NAMI High Country Colorado Virtual Education Night on Mon, Aug 3rd, 6-7:30pm

Join Kathy Reed for an educational webinar on Grief and Loss and how to help ourselves and others after experiencing a loss. Admission is free and there will be a virtual drawing for gift certificates for attendees. See attached flyer.
Virtual Children’s Program on Aug 3-4 and 17-18
This free online program provides education, prevention and support for kids 7-12 who have been impacted by a loved one’s alcohol or drug addiction. To register, call: (303) 745-2275 or email ChildrensCO@hazeldenbettyford.org   Please see attached flyer for details.

Second Circle Program Opens in Mesa County

The Circle Program in Mesa County held its grand opening this morning, the program’s second location in the state (the first is in Pueblo). The Circle Program is the only state-funded intensive residential program designed for people with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. This program welcomes people with criminal justice involvement and can address their criminogenic risks in addition to their behavioral health needs. Read the press release covering the opening here.

Provider Spotlight: Elevating Culturally-Responsive Care

This July the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) is recognizing Minority Mental Health Awareness Month to underscore the importance of improving access to mental health treatment and breaking down barriers to care. We chatted with Amanda Daniel, Cultural Relevance Manager at the Jefferson Center for Mental Health, to learn how providers can adapt services to honor the unique needs of their clients.
On demand office space through Restorative Mountain Coworking
Check restorativemountaincoworking.com for furnished, affordable office spaces available on an hourly basis for your practice.
Please let me know if you have any questions or if Building Hope can support your practice in any way.

Lastly, please email me to update your availability on our website’s therapist list if it has changed.