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Substance Use Disorder Information

Information and statistics on the Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) projects through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grants can be seen on the data dashboard hosted by the Otero County Health Department's partner, The Schreiber Research Group.


Recovery in Action


Otero County Health Department Peer Recovery Support Specialist David Hensel delivers a motivational speech that inspires and encourages individuals commencing a journey of self-transformation and change. Dave highlights the influence of community and the impact of support, which can transform lives by providing second chances, persevering with hope, and allowing others to accompany them on their journey. Recovery is Possible.


Rural Recovery Network

The Rural Recovery Network (RRN) is a state-funded program for medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and opioid addiction recovery. Its mission is to help those struggling with opioid addiction in the San Luis Valley (Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Rio Grande, Mineral, Saguache, and Custer counties) and Arkansas Valley (Fremont and Otero counties). The program comprises healthcare providers and community organizations that will work together to support you on your journey.

Our providers know it can be intimidating to realize you need to seek treatment for opioid addiction. You might feel like you’ve got a mountain to climb – without a map, a trail, or a guide! But you do not have to face it alone. Our staff will work with you to find the best course of treatment on your road to recovery.

Call today, and we will work together to put you on the path to addiction recovery!

For San Luis Valley residents: (719) 588-2786

For Otero or Fremont County residents: (719) 469-4369