Support the Child First program launch and start-up costs at four community-based agencies in Colorado over a 12-month period.
Nurture Healthy Minds
Enhance and expand the AuMHC Peer Support Team and the clients they serve by addressing health inequities including barriers to care and client reluctance to engaging in mental health services by increasing Peer Specialist competencies. The PSTEE project will also enhance Peer Resiliency by creating a more formalized team with greater leadership and community, as well as professional growth opportunities.
Support five Young People in Recovery (YPR) chapters and eight life-skills curriculum programs for individuals in recovery from substance use disorder in Adams County, Arapahoe County, Denver, Durango and Pueblo.
Provide financial and socioemotional concrete benefits to BIPOC people in recovery from substances and trauma in order to continue expanding the circles of influence.
Provide opportunities for caregivers to increase knowledge, skills and economic stability thereby impacting children with consistent, nurturing interactions in home care settings. Providers will identify their unique pathway and personal goals to grow education, confidence, resource awareness and fiscal stability, and this partnership between caregivers and staff will ensure that providers, parents and children have the resources, support and education necessary to succeed.
Expand programming to establish a full continuum of recovery supports for women, families and transgender individuals who are experiencing poverty or homelessness encompassing the dimensions of recovery: health, home, purpose and community. This project will engage participants in the dimensions of purpose and community and with a full continuum of services, participants will have the ability to create individualized pathways towards wellness and a self-directed life.
Utilize peer specialists to provide direct non-clinical services and support to people who are on the suicide prevention pathway.
Offer a novel approach to recovery support, providing nutrition, peer aid and educational assistance to people recovering from substance use and mental health disorders.
Expand the peer recovery workforce through a Peer Recovery Coach and outreach, education, advocacy and the implementation of evidence-based programs, such as individual and group support and education.
Slow the cycle of intergenerational substance use disorder (SUD) in Routt and Moffat Counties through peer interventions. Identify family units at risk for youths with SUD, including families with parental SUD, incarceration or a history of abuse, and provide evidence-based, peer-delivered interventions, prioritizing uninsured people, Medicaid members, poorer regions, and Latine people.