Advocacy

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Advocate For Change

PCMH works with Colorado legislators to help improve the mental health system. Join us in advocating for change!

If you’re passionate about improving mental health in Colorado, join the Child Health Champions, a grassroots advocacy network of people who care about kids’ health and wellbeing and want to make a difference.

Bills To Know

An Accountable Behavioral Health System

Senate Bill 195 is a bipartisan bill that would move forward a set of programs to better identify child and youth behavioral health needs early in life, implement comprehensive “wraparound” care coordination services to get kids the right care at the right time, and start to build out ways to blend funding across agencies to more comprehensively support behavioral health needs.

Bill Status: Passed!

Professional Mental Health Services for Schools

Senate Bill 10 (SB19-010) will strengthen the School Health Professionals Grant program by clarifying the definition of mental health, allowing schools increased flexibility in funding allocation, giving professionals the ability to provide therapy to students, and changing the criteria by which schools are prioritized for grants.

Bill Status: Passed!

Behavioral Health Care Coverage Modernization Act

House Bill 1269 would modernize statutory language pertaining to mental health, increase access to screenings and preventative care, increase transparency and consumer protection, and close loopholes in mental health care coverage.

Bill Status: Passed! (06/26/2019)

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