Representing substance use prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery service providers


Our mission: cultivate leadership, mobilize resources, and promote the effective use, integration, and coordination of services.


Legislative Monitoring

COPA contracts with Frontline Public Affairs to provide lobbying and legislative monitoring services. In real time, COPA members can follow state legislation likely to affect providers at COPA’s bill tracking web site.


Member Benefits

COPA members enjoy a range of benefits including policy and legislative advocacy, timely updates about key issues affecting service providers, organizational capacity support, and efforts designed to improve service delivery to adults, youth, families, and communities struggling with substance use disorders.


As the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium’s authorized member board in Colorado, COPA administers the Certified Prevention Specialist credential as well as the Colorado Peer and Family Specialist credential.