Supporting Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Substance Use Disorder (SUD)

Integrated Care for Women and Babies is a pilot program established by the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) and the University of Colorado, Department of Family Medicine's Practice Innovation Program to integrate the obstetric and gynecological (OB/GYN) health care services of Clinics with behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment (SUD), including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) services, of Treatment Facilities, by coordinating and providing such services at the same location.

Six partners, two SUD treatment facilities and four Clinics where OB/GYN services are provided, are participating in the pilot, along with advising from professionals in areas including clinical health information technology, behavioral health training, and sustainability planning.

Funding for this project is provided by the Colorado State Legislature based on Senate Bill 19-228, Part 2.




May 23, 2019 Senate Bill 19-228 signed
December 6, 2019 OBH released request for proposals
January 10, 2019 Practice Innovation Program @ CU, Department of Family Medicine received award
April 6, 2020 Project kickoff
June 30, 2021 Project completion

What does the ICWB Pilot provide to its participating clinics?

How will participating clinics use the ICWB Pilot support?

Have other questions?

For more information, please contact Practice Innovation Program at

Or contact Allyson Gottsman, Colorado Health Extension System Program Manager, 303-915-7701,

Or Kristin Crispe, Project Manager,