The RISE Program (Restoring Individuals Safely and Effectively) is a jail-based competency restoration program established through a collaboration between the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, and Wellpath Recovery Solutions. Wellpath was awarded the initial contract through a competitive procurement process in 2018.
The RISE Program embraces recovery-oriented, trauma-informed care for all patients. The recovery model promotes patient choice and tailors treatment to meet individual needs based on the assessments of a multi-disciplinary treatment team.
Competency restoration services for individuals found incompetent to proceed to trial, including assessment and evaluations, individualized treatment planning, individual and group treatment, psychiatric services, psychological services, medication and medication monitoring, and discharge and re-entry planning.
Program design includes use of peer support and specialized re-entry support.