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2011 ANNUAL REPORT!

2017-11-22T13:16:33+00:00

Check out our 2011 Annual Report for details on the impact we've made in the past year, and to see how far our dollars go toward helping the most vulnerable people in our community.

2011 ANNUAL REPORT! 2017-11-22T13:16:33+00:00

Mental Illness: What Felesia Otis Wants Us To Know

2012-07-01T18:03:11+00:00

In The Skanner, Cascadia Board Member Felesia Otis shares her story of a son's life touched by mental illness. Felesia Otis says it’s hard to pinpoint the moment when her son Keaton became mentally ill. As a Benson High School student he had lots of friends and loved life. Keaton was artistic, interested in photography, graphic [...]

Mental Illness: What Felesia Otis Wants Us To Know 2012-07-01T18:03:11+00:00

Timbers Army sends Cascadia consumers to the game

2017-11-22T13:09:24+00:00

For the second year in a row, the Timbers Army included Cascadia on its short list of organizations that they support with tickets to the popular local Major League Soccer team's pre-season games. From Angela Markham at Cascadia's Rain Garden in Wilsonville: "The first game, our staff member Meghan (also a huge Timbers fan) took a great [...]

Timbers Army sends Cascadia consumers to the game 2017-11-22T13:09:24+00:00

New York Times profiles mental illness success stories

2011-11-29T11:08:31+00:00

Written by Benedict Carey of the New York Times, Lives Restored is a fascinating read. It's a series of profiles about people who are functioning normally despite severe mental illness and have chosen to speak out about their struggles. We recommend taking some time to read the articles and watch the videos to better understand mental illness and how [...]

New York Times profiles mental illness success stories 2011-11-29T11:08:31+00:00

Portland police using new ‘step back’ training to deal with people in mental health crisis

2011-10-10T08:13:43+00:00

Among others in the professional mental health community, Derald Walker was quoted in a story about the most recent success in the way Portland Police handle cases of potential crisis involving individuals with a mental illness. A grant from the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law helped fund an initiative where police supervisors study how [...]

Portland police using new ‘step back’ training to deal with people in mental health crisis 2011-10-10T08:13:43+00:00

Oregon group wants to rein in use of mental health drugs

2017-11-22T13:15:09+00:00

Meghan Caughey, Senior Director of Peer and Wellness Services at Cascadia, was featured in an Oregonian article about the growing debate over the long-term efficacy of psychiatric drugs. The article profiles a few individuals in the mental health community and their perspectives on this important and very prescient issue. This is a must-read for anyone [...]

Oregon group wants to rein in use of mental health drugs 2017-11-22T13:15:09+00:00

Spreading the message about how to “Get Free Help”

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

Cascadia took to Tri-Met busses in August to let people know about the free help with gambling addictions that is available to anyone who lives in Multnomah County (also available in Clackamas County). One can be seen here, near downtown Portland. The Gambling Treatment program provides free treatment for adults dealing with problem/pathological gambling. Services [...]

Spreading the message about how to “Get Free Help” 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00

Cascadia Board Chair Rick Cagen departs

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

The Board of Cascadia BHC announces the departure of Chair, Rick Cagen, an expert navigator during Cascadia’s financial crisis. He’s assuming the role of president of Silverton Hospital Network, precipitating this change. At the same time we welcome Captain Donna Henderson, Portland Police officer since 1988 and graduate of Lewis & Clark Univeristy’s Masters in [...]

Cascadia Board Chair Rick Cagen departs 2017-10-04T21:01:18+00:00
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