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SAMHSA Launches New Website Aimed at Preventing Youth Suicide

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15-24 year olds. It accounts for 12 percent of deaths for this age group. In response, The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, the Ad Council, and the Inspire USA Foundation have launched Reachout.com, a website geared at helping to prevent teen suicide.

Reachout.com shares stories from youth that have "been there." There are a wide range of stories aimed at showing that we all have hard times and there are ways to get through them. Story categories include: self harm, loss and grief, drugs and alcohol, friendships and peer relationships, romance sexuality & pregnancy, and more.

Visit the Your Voice section to find out how you can get involved, and if you or someone you know needs help there are more links under Get Help. There are links to follow Reachout.com on twitter and you can add them to FaceBook and MySpace to help get the word out and help prevent suicide. "We can help us."

Nurse Advice Line
The Department of Health Care, Policy and Financing (HCPF) has a new NURSE ADVICE LINE to help Medicaid members with health needs. If you are a Medicaid Member, you can talk to a registered nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Nurses can answer questions about your health care. They can give you advice if you are having a medical emergency. Call the Nurse Advice line at 1-800-283-3221. Learn more about HCPF's Nurse Advice Line.


Member Involvement in Planning and Decision Making

NBHP encourages and supports clients and their families to get involved in various committees and work groups. NBHP has groups and committees that:

  • Make decisions about services by making plans for new services or  making changes to current services;
  • Review the quality of care given by providers by looking at reports and analyzing what and how everything works to help clients get better;
  • Review NBHP’s written materials or web-site information  for members to see if  the writing is clear and understandable by the average person;
  • Review general policies to see if they show that NBHP is honoring the Medicaid contract.
  • Train clients and family members to outreach to and educate others about maintaining wellness.  


Quality Improvement Committee:

Contact: Samatha Kommana
Phone Number: 970-347-2331 or 1-888-296-5827
Meeting Date: 2nd Tuesday of each Month
Time: 11:30 – 1:00
Where: NBHP Board Room,
1300 N. 17th Avenue,
Greeley, CO.

Mileage, lunch and stipends are offered to members, parents and family members who are a part of this Committee. Child care can be arranged. Learn more details of the Quality Department committees. Please complete an application if you are interested in participating in the Quality Improvement Committee.


Member and Family Advisory Council:

Contact: Patrice Marqui, NBHP Office of Member and Family Affairs (OMFA)
Phone Number: 970-347-2367 or 1-888-296-5827
Meeting Date: Quarterly; Last Friday of the Month
Time: 10:00 – 3:00
Where: Call or Email NBHP OMFA for details.

Mileage is reimbursed and lunch is provided for Council participants. Child Care can be arranged.

 

Member Events
Contact: Patrice Marqui, NBHP Office of Member and Family Affairs (OMFA)
Phone Number: 970-347-2367 or 1-888-296-5827

  • Bi-monthly local focus groups in Sterling, Fort Morgan, Ft. Collins, Greeley, and Loveland. Time TBA
  • Client and family member training in maintaining wellness.
  • Annual public forums for all stakeholders held in Greeley, Fort Collins, Sterling and Fort Morgan. Time TBA

 

Upcoming Events
Call or Email NBHP OMFA for details.

Our website posts details regularly, so check back often.