Self Care Can Help with Post-Election Stress By Samantha Matsumoto of the Oregonian Before the election was even decided, more than half of Americans adults reported that it was causing them significant stress, according to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association in late October. Just because the results have come in, though, [...]
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During the construction process for the new Garlington Center, which will combine affordable housing, a community wellness center, behavioral healthcare and primary healthcare, the current Garlington staff and services are being temporarily relocated.
At Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, this work of supporting the Eight Dimensions of Wellness for individuals with mental and/or substance use disorders is a priority, and an ongoing effort of the Oregon nonprofit. In fact, Cascadia is one of the largest nonprofit safety net behavioral healthcare providers in Oregon focusing on mental health, addiction, and integrated health services. Their focus on wellness allows them to serve people in local communities in innovative and effective ways.
by Senior Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Sandra Wilborn Clove at 10 weeks old The path to becoming an Assistance Dog is long and arduous. From birth, puppies are slowly introduced to the world around them. They are weaned and socialized, sent off to puppy raisers all over the country at about [...]
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare is taking part in KGW's Speak Up for Mental Health campaign, which is focusing attention on the treatment of mental illnesses and some of the challenges that mental health can have on quality of life.
by Senior Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Sandra Wilborn As I awoke to the news of yet another young, black man being shot and killed by police, my heart began to ache. As I sit here searching for words, I am overly aware of my shock and disbelief. Numb to some extent, because I [...]
Susan Voss-Rothmeier walks the halls of Portland's Central Library, a bag slung over her shoulder and a clipboard of resource lists in her hands. She looks for opportunities to discreetly approach people and quietly ask if she can be of help.
May is Mental Health Awareness month and art has proven to be a contributing factor to a person’s mental well-being. Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare's Art Program started a year ago after clients collectively voiced that they wanted a way to execute their creative expressions. For almost a year, throughout the program, clients are able to artistically foster their communications, socialization and problem solving [...]
Cascadia's Garden Donation Drive There is no denying the warm sun these past couple of days and that surely means that Spring is really here. With the warmer weather, you'll often find many more people enjoying the sun. For 32 Cascadia sites, that also means clients are able to get some sunshine while gardening. Since [...]