May 17, 2021 Help Advocate for Funding for CCBHCs (HB 3123) ACTION: Ask your state legislator to vote YES on House Bill 3123 to support the renewal of funding for the state's Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs) House Bill 3123 is awaiting passage in a budget committee at the [...]
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April 7, 2021 State Legislative Actions: What to Watch Currently, there are several State legislative actions Cascadia is watching and engaging in. These legislative actions would have the potential to affect Cascadia’s funding, staffing, and services offered to the community. While legislative efforts will conclude in June, here is what [...]
July 15, 2020 Talking with Children About Mental Health We are diligent in teaching children good habits for physical health, such as healthy eating, getting enough sleep, and practicing good hygiene. Why don’t we put equal emphasis on teaching children how to care for their mental health? Mental health challenges in [...]
May 6, 2020 Opinion: Surge of Mental Illness Will Emerge from COVID-19 Crisis This Op-Ed was published in the Portland Business Journal May 5, 2020, 9:51am PDT. Submitted by Dr. Derald Walker, Ph.D., President & CEO, and Dr. Jeffrey Eisen, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer of Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, pictured. The [...]
March 25, 2020 (updated May 5, 2020) Make a Mask & Support a Whole Community Thanks to all who have donated -- over 2,300 masks so far -- you are amazing! And, we still need your support. As you know, many healthcare workers are faced with shortages of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) [...]
March 6, 2020 Talking to Children About Highly Stressful Events Our friends at Riverside Trauma Center put this information together on managing reactions to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Highly stressful events make us feel like we’ve lost control, so engaging in constructive activities helps us to feel less vulnerable. If you [...]
March 2, 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19): Keys to Prevention You may be feeling concerned about coronavirus (also referred to as the illness caused by coronavirus, COVID-19), which has been in the news. If so, you’re not alone. Below is information is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kaiser Permanente. Coronavirus [...]