Southwestern Colorado
Area Health Education Center

701 Camino del Rio, Suite 316
Durango, CO 81301| Phone: (970) 426-4284

What’s New

 Colorado has a Prescription Drug Abuse Problem
But by working together, we can reverse the trend.

The Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention (CCPDAP) is partnering with the Colorado AHEC program to assign 12 AmeriCorps Volunteers throughout the state to serve in the Community Opioid Response Program (CORP), in partnership with Serve Colorado Governor’s Commission on Community Service.

The AHECs are developing a statewide program to utilize AmeriCorps members in assisting local communities to strengthen… click HERE to read more and to access the position description. *Southwestern Colorado AHEC is offering very low rent for a Member who chooses to serve in Durango! Call Kathleen or Karen at 970-426-4284.

Interested in serving? Apply HEREDeadline to apply is near! Apply today!


Adopt A Camper!Adopt A Camper_2016_for website

Health careers pay livable wages and pursuing a career in the health field can help a young person get out of poverty AND improve the health of the community at the same time! Help SWCAHEC grow our healthcare workforce, one camper at a time! Donations and sponsorships help keep camp tuition affordable for families and allow us to offer scholarships so that any student interested in a health career can attend, regardless of ability to pay.

Click HERE to go to view our evaluation results. For more information, click HERE. To donate:

Eventbrite - Health Careers Camp 2016

Camp registration is now CLOSED! Stay tuned for info on the 2018 camp.