Mental Health First Aid clinics teach how to respond in crisis According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, at least one in every six adults in the US lives with some sort of mental illness. By: Maggie Vespa, KGW Reporter May 4, 2018 PORTLAND, Ore. -- Friday morning, in a small conference room [...]
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Mental health affects everyone, and breaking down the stigma and the silence surrounding mental health is one of the most important things we can do. This month Cascadia is focused on getting the message out that we all need help sometimes and sharing, connecting and communicating are all reinforcements to positive mental health. It is [...]
By Michael Ollove - Staff Reporter, Stateline April 25, 2018 The historic Oregon State Hospital in Salem. Oregon’s model of intense care and supervision for the criminally insane is not cheap: Caring for a person judged to be guilty except for insanity costs between $383,000 and $437,000 annually, according to the Oregon Health Authority. Paul Carter/The [...]
With Grit & Grace local storytellers to shine light on mental health May 17 event will use humor and compassion of personal journeys to raise awareness and end stigma PORTLAND, Ore. –– In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, ASHA International will bring together 10 local community members to share their mental health stories at [...]
Oregon Suicide Prevention Advocate Wins National Award Meghan Caughey's work shares her journey to find her voice throughout her lived experience PORTLAND, Ore. – Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare's Meghan Caughey was named a winner in the American Association of Suicidology’s 2018 Paul G. Quinnett Lived Experience Writing Contest for her poignant essay on her struggles [...]
It's that time of year: Sign up and join Team Cascadia for the annual NAMI Walk! NAMI Walks are the largest mental health education and fundraising effort in America. Let's show our community partners our support and walk for a cause we strongly believe in. This is also a great chance for clients to celebrate how far [...]
Sometimes first aid isn't a bandage or CPR. Sometimes first aid is YOU. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Cascadia is happy to offer our community Mental Health First Aid training every Friday in May. This 8-hour course teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a [...]
There are many definitions of counseling but the definition that we like most is – Counseling helps clients explore their worlds and so discover better ways of thinking and living. That exploration is happening with hundreds of Cascadia clients every day in offices, in homes, and in the community. April is Counseling Awareness Month, and [...]
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare’s Culture of Caring Gala 2018 Spotlights Support For Whole Health Care The nonprofit to celebrate the new Garlington Campus, opening this summer in Portland PORTLAND, ORE. – Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare celebrates the summer 2018 opening of its new community-centered Garlington campus in northeast Portland at A Culture of Caring Gala on Thursday, [...]
Here at Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, we believe that knowing more about your body and learning ways to enhance your overall health, leads to a happier and more fulfilling life. When it comes to your mental health your brain plays a fundamental and critical role. We have partnered up with The Dana Foundation and participating in [...]