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|Program Name:||Colorado Mental Wellness Network|
|Agency Name:||Mental Health America of Colorado|
|Year the Program was Started:||2002|
|Address:||1385 S Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80222
|Telephone #:||(720) 208-2228|
|Program Category:||Advocacy, Peer Support, Recovery Education|
||Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults|
||Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)|
|Annual Program Budget:||$200,000-$400,000|
|Number of staff:||Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
|Consumer involvement in the program|
|Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers:||Majority|
|How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions?||Always|
|Number of administrators or board members who are consumers:||Majority|
|Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available:||Training curricula, Program brochure|
|Cost for materials?||Sometimes|
Goal #1: To ensure access, awareness and quality improvement to the Colorado Behavioral Health system while advancing collaboration with external stakeholders through advocacy and outreach.
Goal #2: Promote participation in service planning among individuals receiving services and family members as well as evaluating the public mental health system to improve the quality of service.
Goal #3: To promote recovery and community integration for adults with mental health conditions by enhancing knowledge and awareness of mental health conditions and wellness tools.
Goal #4: Continue to serve individuals with mental health conditions through evidence-based, high quality programming, by increasing fundraising efforts, building a cohesive and dedicated board of directors and obtaining status as an independent organization.
|Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research?||No|
|Program Mission Statement:||Our mission is to empower Coloradans affected by mental health conditions to achieve wellness and further recovery through advocacy tools and peer support.|