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Meghan Caughey tells her story in the Lund Report

2014-05-19T16:25:45+00:00

Cascadia's Senior Director of Peer Wellness Services, Meghan Caughey, opens up about her career choice and recovery with schizophrenia. Excerpt from the Lund Report: "Meghan Caughey was diagnosed with schizophrenia at 19. Now, after years of working with her illness, she stands out as an instigator of change in mental healthcare services across Oregon. Not [...]

Meghan Caughey tells her story in the Lund Report 2014-05-19T16:25:45+00:00

Psychiatric Security Review Board – Trends and Changes Event

2017-10-04T21:01:16+00:00

Join the Mental Health Association, the Psychiatric Security Review Board and Cascadia for an informative evening about what's happening at the PSRB. April 29 OHSU Auditorium Reception - 6:00 PM Presentation - 7:00 PM Presentation by Juliet Follansbee, JD, Executive Director of the Psychiatric Security Review Board Opening remarks by Joseph Bloom, MD, Emeritus Professor of [...]

Psychiatric Security Review Board – Trends and Changes Event 2017-10-04T21:01:16+00:00

Cascadia CEO discusses Oregon mental health system

2017-10-04T21:01:16+00:00

Cascadia CEO Derald Walker had a chance to sit down with Ken Ackerman of Comcast Newsmakers and talk about the non-profit he helms and the state of the mental health system in Oregon. They discuss what went wrong with the transition in the 1980's from institutionalization to community treatment, and how many of these individuals [...]

Cascadia CEO discusses Oregon mental health system 2017-10-04T21:01:16+00:00

Healing Hurt People in focus by Portland Observer

2015-06-03T22:33:19+00:00

Dr. Alicia Moreland and Healing Hurt People discussed Cascadia's hospital-based gang violence intervention program in a recent Portland Observer article. Here's a quote from Dr. Moreland: "We had a lot of people in my family who were ill, we’d go to hospitals here in the Portland area and there just weren’t a lot of people [...]

Healing Hurt People in focus by Portland Observer 2015-06-03T22:33:19+00:00

Alisha Moreland of Healing Hurt People on KBOO

2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Cascadia's Director of our gang violence intervention program, Healing Hurt People, took to the KBOO airwaves to talk about how the program helps African-American youth. The discussion centered around its innovative approach to violence reduction, how Portland’s program models several similar demonstration projects across the country, and what are the opportunities and challenges specific to Portland. [...]

Alisha Moreland of Healing Hurt People on KBOO 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Cascadia’s Nurse Margaret, making her dent in the universe

2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Cascadia prides itself on having some of the best (and nicest) nurses in healthcare. These are individuals who have dedicated themselves to serving those in the community living under the most challenging circumstances that are exacerbated by symptoms of mental illness and substance abuse. One such nurse, Margaret Ngai, offered up a little about herself [...]

Cascadia’s Nurse Margaret, making her dent in the universe 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Cascadia scores at Bowling for Hope

2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Inspired by Mental Health Awareness Week, enthusiastic Cascadia vendors gathered at Grand Central Bowl on October 12 to compete in Bowling for Hope, a fundraiser for Cascadia. Nine teams from a few Cascadia vendors bowled alongside our team, The Striking Cascadians - Adidas, Enterprise Rental, Comcast, Providence, Moss Adams, Almar, Key Bank, and Bullard Law. [...]

Cascadia scores at Bowling for Hope 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

On OPB: The recovery of Cliff Bedell with OPHI

2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Kristian Foden-Vencil of OPB sat down with OPHI client Cliff Bedell and Peer Wellness Coach Sybil Berkley to hear their stories of recovery and support. The interview paints a personal picture of this federal grant-funded program that Cascadia started early in 2013, and shows how essential it can be for people in recovery. Thanks Christian [...]

On OPB: The recovery of Cliff Bedell with OPHI 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

50 stories of recovery commemorate the Community Mental Health Act

2013-09-30T16:39:26+00:00

From the National Council: Far too often, mental illnesses and addictions make the headlines only in the wake of tragedies, while stories of hope and courage get little attention. The National Council for Behavioral Health is proud to bring you 50 stories of recovery in a special issue of National Council Magazine to commemorate the [...]

50 stories of recovery commemorate the Community Mental Health Act 2013-09-30T16:39:26+00:00

Chad Brown of Healing Hurt People discusses the healing power of the outdoors

2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Chad Brown, of the Healing Hurt People advisory board, founded a program called Soul River. He has found that connecting veterans and inner city kids with nature (through fishing) enhances healing and their sense of purpose in the world. This is the kind of program which compliments the goals of Healing Hurt People, to intervene [...]

Chad Brown of Healing Hurt People discusses the healing power of the outdoors 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00
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