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Communities that Care

Pueblo, Colorado is participating in a process called Communities that Care (CTC). This process helps communities prevent problems before they develop. Communities That Care (CTC) promotes positive youth development by preventing youth substance use. Click here for more information about Communities that Care

We are S.U.R.E.!

The Substance Use Response Ecosystem (SURE) is tackling the substance abuse problem from all angles.


Action teams in the ecosystem are grouped naturally by the work
they do into a pod. In the pod, teams undertake activities in
which they excel with an established facilitator to convene and
integrate the work of the teams and to act with other pods in the
  • Prevention

  • Treatment and Recovery

  • Harm Reduction

  • Community

  • Business

  • Public Policy

  • Public Safety and Emergency Responders

  • Data Stewardship

  • Providers

List of Pod Facilitators

Learn more about Triple Aim




The Ecosystem's Pod Facilitators

Joining the Effort

Those wishing to join the coalition or contribute in other ways should contact the Regional Health Connector, at the Pueblo Department of Public Health & Environment (719-583-4512).  Volunteers can expect coaching from the backbone, peer support in the ecosystem, and personal reward while helping address a community crisis.