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Fort Collins District 3

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Mental Health

  • Explore creative public/private partnerships aimed at construction of a mental health and detox crisis facility that includes a youth crisis intervention center.

  • Actively partner with agencies and organizations involved in a Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) aimed at promoting mental and emotional well being and raising healthy children.

  • Align Fort Collins with Larimer County and our neighboring city's mental health improvement efforts.

 Substance  Abuse

  • Develop strong relationships with Poudre School District in order to develop strategies to address youth substance use disorders.

  • Explore public/private partnerships aimed at addressing substance use disorders in the City of Fort Collins

  • Work with community partners, state and federal agencies to address the issue of opioid and prescription medication addiction and related deaths.

Preventative Services

  • Partner with Larimer County Health Department in the Communities that Care initiative designed to assess community needs and develop a strategic plan to impact youth risk and protective factors that impact at-risk activities.

  • Advocate for increased support for organizations providing evidenced based  prevention programming to impact human service issues prior to them reaching a crisis level.

  • Foster relationships with Poudre School District in an effort to increase prevention education and community connection.