Health Policy & Systems

San Juan Basin Public Health believes that every person deserves to live a healthy, addiction-free life.

The Health Policy & Systems (HPS) program works to reach that goal in La Plata and Archuleta counties through education, collaboration, and policy development which positively impacts community norms and empowers youth to make healthier choices and increase number of developmental assets.


HPS Services

Population Health Director | 970 335 2067

Tobacco-Free Policies

HPS works with schools, local government, employers, and property managers to establish smoke-free policies for the health and safety of all. Do you know which state and local laws protect our community?

Communities That Care

Communities That Care is currently looking for dedicated individuals to join in on a proven community change process aimed at improving the well-being of youth across La Plata County. Want to get involved or learn more?

The Numbers

Adult Role Model campaign nominees