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Montrose County Health & Human Services - Health Education

Community Health Educator -Contact: 970-252-5011

Jan 02

Wellness Tips: New Years Resolutions

Posted on January 2, 2018 at 11:52 AM by Erika Story

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Dec 12

Smokeless Tobacco Contains 28 Carcinogens

Posted on December 12, 2017 at 3:06 PM by Erika Story

Smokeless tobacco contains 28 cancer-causing agents (carcinogens) and is a known cause of human cancer, as it increases the risk of developing cancer of the oral cavity. Smokeless tobacco use can lead to nicotine addiction and dependence.

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Nov 20

Integrate Behavioral Health into your Medical Practice

Posted on November 20, 2017 at 2:58 PM by Erika Story

The Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM) is helping providers deliver integrated behavioral and physical health to more patients in Colorado. #MontroseCounty Health and Human Services is proud to be a part of this effort by connecting local providers with the State Innovation Model program of support, which helps care teams integrate behavioral and physical health and succeed with alternative payment models. If you are an office that has identified the need to offer behavioral health services within your practice as a priority, we are here to assist you.

The third round of grant funding and support opportunities offered to community providers opened November 15th, 2017 and closes January 10th, 2017. If you would like more information, please contact Danace Arthur at or 970-252-5011. #behavioralhealth #mentalhealth #SIM #Colorado

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