Disease and Injury Prevention

Disease and Injury Prevention

Suicide Prevention

The Office of Suicide Prevention provides resources to help all Coloradans live a healthy, happy life. Suicide Prevention Commission, preventing suicide in Colorado, resources for emergency departments and primary care providers, suicide investigation form, Office of Suicide Prevention community grantees, injury and violence data and epidemiology

Violence and Injury Prevention

Violence and injury prevention: Older adult fall prevention, Child Fatality Prevention System, safe sleep for your baby, injury and violence data and epidemiology, motor vehicle safety, opioid overdose prevention, reducing infections from injection drug use, excessive alcohol use prevention


Marijuana: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is dedicated to providing you with the information you need to make safe and informed choices about marijuana. CDPHE is working to increase awareness about marijuana use, sale and Colorado cannabis laws.

Chronic disease prevention

Chronic Disease Prevention improves health through evidence-based and culturally responsive strategies that prevent, postpone and treat chronic disease. Cancer, CCPD Grant Program, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, obesity, Colorado's coordinated chronic disease work, systems change toolkit for chronic disease prevention, data and reports, events


Learn more about cancer programs at the state. In Colorado, 1 in 2 men and 2 in 5 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.

Smoking and tobacco

Smoking and tobacco: Quit tobacco, youth tobacco prevention, secondhand smoke, prenatal smoking cessation, Tobacco Education, Prevention and Cessation Grant Program

Child and Infant Safety

Child and Infant Safety provides information to protect children from injury.

Oral health

Oral health: Cavity Free at Three, community water fluoridation, dental assistance for seniors, oral health data and reports, Smart Mouths Smart Kids

Health services and connections

Health Services and Connections: Facilitates a continuum of health care services, education, and support through federal, state and private funding opportunities for school-based, sexual and women’s health services.

Women's Health Screenings

Women's Wellness Connection and WiseWoman provide information and free health screenings.

  • Women's Wellness Connection
    Breast and cervical cancer screenings and heart health tests can save lives. Women’s Wellness Connection (WWC) and participating WISEWOMAN clinics provide these services free of charge to eligible women and can help on the path to treatment and a healthy lifestyle. Women’s Wellness Connection clinics also have health navigators that will help connect eligible women with services to help you get the cancer screening care you need to find and treat breast and cervical cancer early.
    The Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation, or WISEWOMAN, program works to provide cardiovascular screenings, risk reduction counseling, referrals, lifestyle programs and other healthy behavior support options to improve control of hypertension and other cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Immunization and vaccines

Immunization: Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS), international travel, Vaccines for Children Program