August 4, 2021 Community Members: Sign Up for our Annual Back to School Drive! It's important we set our students up for success this school year, and many children and families are still in need of school supplies. Once again, we are planning to purchase new backpacks filled with school supplies [...]
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August 4, 2021 Celebrate National Health Center Week Let's celebrate our four health centers in honor of National Health Center Week (NHCW), an annual celebration by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers. Community health centers are a crucial component [...]
August 3, 2021 Cascadia Awarded COVID-19 Response Team and Emergency Response Grant Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare was recently awarded a COVID-19 Response Team and Emergency Response Grant in the amount of $499,981 provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant will allow Cascadia to outreach to vulnerable and hard-to-reach [...]
July 31, 2021 Oregon Legislature Approved Funding for Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs) During this June’s state budgeting process the Oregon Legislature approved continued funding of Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs) through 2023. Plus, funding for a monumental behavioral health package that will invest $474.4 million in behavioral health [...]
July 15, 2021 Help Build a Whole Community: Become a Board Member at Cascadia! Cascadia is looking for board members to help fulfill our mission to deliver healthcare for the whole person, including mental health and addiction services, medical care, and housing. The Cascadia Board of Directors provides guidance and help [...]
July 14, 2021 Learn More About International Non-Binary People's Day International Non-Binary People's Day is July 14th, halfway mark between International Women's Day (March 8th) and International Men's Day (November 19th). However, being non-binary doesn't necessarily mean identifying "between" being a man and being a woman. Strictly speaking, the term "non-binary" [...]
July 1, 2021 How Does Environmental Wellness Relate to Mental Health? How Does Environmental Wellness Relate to Mental Health? Approximately 23 percent (or 12.6 million) of worldwide deaths are due to modifiable environmental conditions like built environments, including housing, workplaces, and roads, and air, water, and soil pollution. Environmental conditions are [...]
June 23, 2021 Cascadia Breaks Ground on Centennial Place Apartments, a New Affordable Housing Complex in East Portland Cascadia has broken ground on its newest housing development, Centennial Place Apartments, which will bring 71 units of affordable housing to East Portland – a neighborhood in need of housing resources. Centennial Place [...]
June 22, 2021 PTSD 101 with Dr. Falk June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month and June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. Dr. Neil Falk, Cascadia's Interim Chief Medical Officer, and Associate Medical Director, who provides Diagnosis Training, has given us a quick introduction. History Experiencing trauma has been long been recognized [...]