Location: RM 271
OPIOID AND OTHER SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
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05:00 PM -- Public Comment
05:08 PM -- Marjorie Zimdars-Orthman, representing herself, described her experience as a family caregiver and her husband's journey as a patient with long-term chronic pain. Committee comments followed.
05:08 PM -- Frank Cornelia, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, told the committee about the Mental Health / Point of Contact Through Jail Release Task Force. This task force is expected to address the following topics: diversion from the system for those with behavioral health issues, jails with individuals in custody because of mental health/behavior issues, and continuity of care or wraparound services to keep individuals from returning to jail.
Representative Pettersen adjourned the meeting.