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Cascadia Partners with Multnomah County

Cascadia hosted the grand re-opening of one of its programs on Monday, December 8, 2014. In collaboration with Multnomah County’s Mental Health & Addictions Services Department, Cascadia’s new and improved Harriet Court will provide much-needed housing to fifteen people who have experienced mental health challenges and who have a history of receiving care within the [...]

Cascadia to host grand re-opening of Harriet Court

PORTLAND, OR – Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare will host a grand re-opening of Harriet Court (7505 SE Henry Street, Portland, OR 97206) on Monday, December 8, 2014 beginning at 2:30PM. In collaboration with Multnomah County’s Mental Health & Addictions Services Department (MHASD), Cascadia’s new and improved Harriet Court will provide much-needed housing to fifteen people who [...]

Cascadia presents “Fear No Music”

Cascadia Presents “Fear No Music” – An Evening Celebrating Composers with Mental Illness, featuring the works of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Schumann and more. Please join us! Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM Venue:  Secret Society (9116 NE Russell St.) in Portland. Ticket price of $20 per person. To learn more, please visit the Secret [...]

Healing Hurt People’s Positive Impact

Joshua Latham from Healing Hurt People, a hospital-based violence intervention program at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, works around the clock with victims of shootings, stabbings and assaults to offer the tools they need to end the cycle of violence. Through the Healing Hurt People program Joshua mentors boys and men of color between the ages [...]

New Senior Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

As Cascadia strives toward becoming a more vibrantly diverse organization to better serve the communities in which we work and live, we are strategically focused on providing culturally competent, integrated care for our people and through our programs and practice. To assist in this process, we are delighted to welcome Terri Houston to the Cascadia [...]

A note from Maggie Bennington-Davis, Chief Medical Officer

Our hearts go out to the friends and families affected by the school shooting in Troutdale. Maggie Bennington-Davis, Chief Medical and Operations Officer took a moment to reflect on why this is happening with more frequency in this blog post. This morning a shooter entered Reynolds High School near Troutdale; the shooter and one person are [...]

Meghan Caughey tells her story in the Lund Report

Cascadia's Senior Director of Peer Wellness Services, Meghan Caughey, opens up about her career choice and recovery with schizophrenia. Excerpt from the Lund Report: "Meghan Caughey was diagnosed with schizophrenia at 19. Now, after years of working with her illness, she stands out as an instigator of change in mental healthcare services across Oregon. Not [...]

Psychiatric Security Review Board – Trends and Changes Event

Join the Mental Health Association, the Psychiatric Security Review Board and Cascadia for an informative evening about what's happening at the PSRB. April 29 OHSU Auditorium Reception - 6:00 PM Presentation - 7:00 PM Presentation by Juliet Follansbee, JD, Executive Director of the Psychiatric Security Review Board Opening remarks by Joseph Bloom, MD, Emeritus Professor of [...]

Cascadia CEO discusses Oregon mental health system

Cascadia CEO Derald Walker had a chance to sit down with Ken Ackerman of Comcast Newsmakers and talk about the non-profit he helms and the state of the mental health system in Oregon. They discuss what went wrong with the transition in the 1980's from institutionalization to community treatment, and how many of these individuals [...]

Healing Hurt People in focus by Portland Observer

Dr. Alicia Moreland and Healing Hurt People discussed Cascadia's hospital-based gang violence intervention program in a recent Portland Observer article. Here's a quote from Dr. Moreland: "We had a lot of people in my family who were ill, we’d go to hospitals here in the Portland area and there just weren’t a lot of people [...]

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