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Key Oregon lawmaker says it’s time to pay for mental health

2017-10-19T14:44:33+00:00

On February 6 Oregon's behavioral healthcare system received a boost from the floor of the Legislature when one of its longest serving members called for a large increase in funding for mental health programs. Cascadia and its partners around the state have struggled for years to maintain the most basic of services for thousands of [...]

Key Oregon lawmaker says it’s time to pay for mental health 2017-10-19T14:44:33+00:00

Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen proposes Mental Health First Aid

2017-10-19T14:45:34+00:00

The Oregonian, February 1, 2013 -  Cogen expects the county, using contract trainers, to begin offering intensive, two-day seminars later this summer to "front-line responders" such as county workers, non-profit agency employees, teachers and even Portland police officers. "We're basically talking about anyone who is in a role to have direct contact with potentially vulnerable [...]

Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen proposes Mental Health First Aid 2017-10-19T14:45:34+00:00

Cascadia’s Clackamas Problem Gambling Program in the spotlight

2017-10-19T14:46:06+00:00

A front page article in the Clackamas Review, Beating the odds on addiction, recently profiled the many issues problem gamblers face and how they get help from Cascadia's Clackamas Clinic. Read the article

Cascadia’s Clackamas Problem Gambling Program in the spotlight 2017-10-19T14:46:06+00:00

Derald Walker, CEO to present at upcoming OPEN MINDS Conference for Health & Human Services

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

As part of its 2013 Performance Management Institute, OPEN MINDS has chosen Derald Walker to be a panelist that brings in his expertise with managing the massive changes in Oregon behavioral healthcare. The panel is titled Managing Risk-Based & Performance-Based Contracts: How To Succeed In Moving Beyond Fee-For-Service. OPEN MINDS executive education events have become the ‘go [...]

Derald Walker, CEO to present at upcoming OPEN MINDS Conference for Health & Human Services 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Four new members join Cascadia Board of Directors, others depart

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

During Cascadia’s annual December Board meeting, held on December 13, 2012, we thanked outgoing Directors of the Board for their service, bid them farewell, and welcomed new members. Outgoing members include Commander Donna Henderson of the Portland Police Department, who served over the past few years. Matt Cohen and Gregg Lowe concluded their service in [...]

Four new members join Cascadia Board of Directors, others depart 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Give by December 31

2017-11-22T13:06:52+00:00

Cascadia friends, you have through Monday, December 31 to give your gift to Cascadia in 2012 while receiving excellent benefits in return. The Willamette Week offers a slew of excellent incentives for donating through the Give!Guide including: • A gift as small as $10 nets a free cup of French Roast at Stumptown, a free [...]

Give by December 31 2017-11-22T13:06:52+00:00

Coping with tragedies, like we experienced this past week

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

By Maggie Bennington-Davis, Chief Medical & Operations Officer The shooting in Connecticut is horrible, and is likely affecting all of us in varying ways. Many of us are also much affected by the shooting at the Clackamas mall – both in our own lives and those of our clients.  These experiences are inherently complex and [...]

Coping with tragedies, like we experienced this past week 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Donate to Cascadia through the 2012 Give!Guide

2017-11-22T13:06:40+00:00

Every year the Willamette Week encourages donations to Portland area organizations through the Give!Guide, and this year Cascadia is honored to be one of 110 non-profits working to raise collective Give!Guide donations of $1.7 million. Being chosen to be participate demonstrates broad community support for the work we do in helping people recover from mental [...]

Donate to Cascadia through the 2012 Give!Guide 2017-11-22T13:06:40+00:00

Cascadia partners with Outside In for specialized integrated health care program

2012-11-05T16:48:48+00:00

People with serious mental illness are dying too soon -- and Portland nonprofit groups Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare and Outside In are teaming up to do something about it. Bringing medical care to the mentally ill and using peer wellness specialists are among the methods Cascadia and Outside In will employ in a pilot program, Oregon [...]

Cascadia partners with Outside In for specialized integrated health care program 2012-11-05T16:48:48+00:00

DOJ report receives response from Cascadia and Portland Police on OPB

2012-11-05T16:47:54+00:00

Derald Walker, Casacadia CEO was asked his opinion during an OPB broadcast on how the mental health community feels about the report: "Derald Walker of Cascadia Behavioral Health says he hopes this will wind up helping the mentally ill. Derald Walker:'I think sometimes unfortunately what has to happen in these situations is that the Department [...]

DOJ report receives response from Cascadia and Portland Police on OPB 2012-11-05T16:47:54+00:00
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