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Public Awareness

The Public Awareness work group focuses on raising public awareness among Colorado citizens regarding the problem of prescription drug abuse and promoting the safe use, storage, and disposal of prescription medications.

This work group meets by remote teleconferencing. Please see the work group schedule for details. The current work group roster, most recent meeting minutes, and upcoming meeting schedule can be found on this page.


Kent MacLennan, Executive Director, Rise Above Colorado

Elizabeth Owens, Director of Communications, Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health


Please contact us at for more information on the Public Awareness work group or to volunteer to participate in the group’s activities.