September 18, 2020 You Can #BeThe1To Help Someone Who is Contemplating Suicide You can #BeThe1To help someone who is contemplating suicide. The five action steps listed below are effective ways of communicating with someone who may be suicidal. These methods are supported by evidence in the field of suicide prevention and [...]
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September 17, 2020 Supporting a Loved One in Recovery Amidst COVID-19 Adapted from Oregon Recovers If you have a loved one in recovery, it's important to recognize that their treatment and recovery program is probably significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 crisis. You can support them by: Checking-in: Checking in with them about [...]
September 15, 2020 Cascadia's Street Outreach Team Provides Support During Wildfire Smoke Photo Courtesy of Multnomah County Since Thursday, September 10, Cascadia's Street Outreach Team has been working to reach people experiencing houselessness, passing out KN95 masks and other supplies, and helping direct people to shelters to get out of the smoke. The Joint [...]
September 10, 2020 Today is World Suicide Prevention Day: How to Help Those Who Are Struggling Every 40 seconds, someone in the world takes their own life. That's at least 800,000 people a year, according to the World Health Organization, and the numbers are rising in some parts of the world. [...]
Portland Business Journal: A behavioral health CEO on why community health solutions are critical to combating COVIDNicole Rideout2020-08-13T10:35:23-07:00
August 13, 2020 Portland Business Journal: A behavioral health CEO on why community health solutions are critical to combating COVID By Derald Walker, President and CEO of Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare. This article originally appeared in the Portland Business Journal. +++ Many Oregonians have been dealt a lousy hand of cards by [...]
July 29, 2020 Building Resilience in Children & Families Building resilience — the ability to adapt well to adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress — can help children manage stress and feelings of anxiety. Amid the financial uncertainty, worries for health and safety, and other stressors cause by [...]
July 22, 2020 Meet Members of Cascadia’s Child and Family Team Millions of American children live with depression, anxiety, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, or a host of other mental health challenges. Treatment helps improve skills for coping with life’s stressors and challenges and develops a sense of empowerment. It can also [...]
June 22, 2020 Cascadia Offering Drive-Through Testing to Clients and Residents To ensure the health and safety of our clients, staff, and community, Cascadia will now be offering drive-thru COVID-19 testing to primary care and residential clients at our Plaza and Garlington Health Centers. By offering testing, we hope to [...]
June 22, 2020 Black Health Matters: How We Can Improve Health Equity for Black Communities Racial inequities can be found throughout every area of our society, including healthcare. Health disparities are disproportionally impacting Black communities compared to the general population, and are killing Black individuals at alarming rates. The U.S. faces significant [...]
June 18, 2020 How to Stay Safe Entering Phase One of Reopening Multnomah County is approved to enter Phase 1 of reopening tomorrow, Friday, June 19, which will allow seated service in restaurants and bars, personal services by appointment, the use of gyms and fitness centers, and gatherings up to 25 [...]