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Cascadia Behavioral Health Tapped for Federal Pilot Program Expanding Mental Health and Substance Use Services for Oregonians

As of April 1, 2017, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare has become a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC) as part of a national pilot program to measure the benefits of expanding the integration of mental, substance use and physical health care.

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare Secures New Markets Tax Credits for Garlington Campus

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare Secures New Markets Tax Credits for Garlington Campus One Step Closer to New Innovative Integrated Health Care Center in Eliot Neighborhood   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 17, 2017    PORTLAND, OR – March 17, 2017 A center offering innovative, integrated health care and affordable housing for low income community members is one [...]

March is Gambling Awareness Month

  March is problem gambling awareness month. Did you know that around 81,000 Oregonians currently meet criteria for problem or disordered gambling (Moore, 2006)​. Unfortunately only about 2% seek treatment each year. This may be because those with gambling issues are less likely to seek treatment versus people with other forms of addictions. Problem Gambling Open [...]

Watch: Garlington Construction Underway

Cascadia Garlington Video Series: Garlington Demolition from Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare on Vimeo.   Cascadia's Behavioral Healthcare's Garlington Center building has been a special part of the Eliot Neighborhood for nearly 80 years. We recognize and honor the building's history and the role the Center has served in the community, and we acknowledge the shared memories [...]

Fundraising Challenge Announced

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare Announces $500,000 Fundraising Challenge Match from FamilyCare Health in Support of Cascadia’s Capital Campaign for New Community Healthcare Clinic FamilyCare Health’s fundraising challenge supports Cascadia’s Building a Culture of Caring capital campaign to establish the Garlington Health & Wellness Center, a new clinic offering integrated mental health, addiction treatment, primary care, wellness [...]

Steel Door Gallery and Shaffer Fine Art present “Volke: A Retrospective”

Steel Door Gallery and Shaffer Fine Art will present “Volke: A Retrospective” Featured Artist: Bob Volke (1958 - 2016) Show Run Dates: January 21st – February 4th 2017 Bob Volke masterpieces being displayed at Steel Door Gallery. (Photo Courtesy of Steel Door Gallery)   Curators Patrick Zahn and Gail Shaffer are proud [...]

Portland Woman Organizes Hike for Mental Health

Christine Dykema will lead a hike through Indian Point Loop to raise awareness and funds for the links between hiking and mental health. Christine Dykema will lead a hike through Indian Point Loop to raise awareness and funds for the links between hiking and mental health. PORTLAND, OR - On a recent [...]

Cascadia Speaks with KGW About Mental Health

One in five people in Oregon face a mental health challenge. Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare's CEO, Derald Walker and Trillium's Lynn Logan joined KGW's Straight Talk host, Laural Porter to discuss mental health and how we can help break the stigma.    

Cascadia’s Homeless Services’ Street Outreach Team Receives Wells Fargo Grant

(Left to Right) Cascadia President & CEO, Derald Walker, Ph.D. and Sr. Director of Homeless Services, Liora Berry receive a $6,150 grant check from Wells Fargo team members: Summer Rodriguez, Chiki Nussbaumer, Courtney Severson, and Andrew Tweedie.   PORTLAND — Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare’s Street Outreach Team, a program that serves hundreds of people [...]

Celebrating the Transgender Community

The month of November celebrates Transgender Awareness Month and the month of December celebrates Youth Transgender Awareness Month.  According to a 2016 Williams Institute study, 1.4 million adults in the United States identify as Transgender. According to the National Center for Transgender Equality, GLSEN has found that 75% of transgender youth feel unsafe at school, [...]

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