December 14, 2018 Cascadia’s 10-Year-Strong Partnership with PPS Meets Students Where They Are Cascadia’s Child and Family Services program has been partnering with Portland Public Schools (PPS) for over 10 years. As Pari Mazhar, Clinical Director for Child & Family Services/ Refugee & Immigrants Services, explained, “Meeting kids and youth at school and [...]
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December 11, 2018 Current Warming Centers, Winter Shelters, and Year-Round Day Service Providers Here is an interactive map of available warming centers, winter shelters, and year-round day service providers in Multnomah, Clackamas, Marion, and Clark counties.
December 6, 2018 Cascadia Provides Program Graduates Skills to Give Back to the Community Ramon Lowe ‘checks-in’ on Facebook at Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare’s Administrative building for every one of his Peer Support Specialist classes. Checking in is one way Ramon shows his commitment to the program and his passion for social services work. [...]
October 30, 2018 Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare Awarded $63,000 for Client Housing Renovations Oregon Health Authority grants will help with upgrades at seven Cascadia facilities Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare is set to receive seven Housing Renovation Awards totaling $63,143 from Oregon Health Authority’s Mental Health Services Housing Fund. The grants will be [...]
October 24, 2018 Mental Health Weekly: Addressing the Housing Crisis Featured in the October 22 edition of Mental Health Weekly, Liora Berry, Cascadia’s Director of Homeless Services describes our effort to address the skyrocketing homelessness rate by providing outreach to connect with individuals and families and help them transition into housing [...]
October 5, 2018 -- The Portland Business Journal gathered a panel of experts to discuss integrated healthcare as a model for both improving care, as well as saving the community money. Cascadia’s Derald J. Walker, PhD, President and CEO; Jeffrey Eisen, MD, Chief Medical Officer; Monique Jones, MD, Medical Director of Addiction Services; Renee Boak, MPH, Senior Director [...]
Providing Frontline Support to Some of the Community’s Most Vulnerable Housing Support and Services encompasses both the Housing Outreach Team and Palm 2 PSH who both utilize permanent supportive housing grants and programs to provide individuals and families with rental subsidies and supportive services if they are, or have been, homeless — sleeping [...]
With laughter and tears, ribbon cutting celebrates community champions and opening of Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare’s Garlington CampusJennifer Moffatt2019-02-07T13:44:49+00:00
September 24, 2018 With laughter and tears, ribbon cutting celebrates community champions and opening of Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare’s Garlington Campus At a moving ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by 250 supporters, including federal and county officials and community partners, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare celebrated the opening of its new Garlington Campus, home to the Garlington Health [...]
September 5, 2018 — Opioid addiction is a national health crisis with tragic local effects. Oregon had a 5.1 percent increase in drug overdose deaths from May 2017 to April 2018, according to data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To respond to the epidemic and better meet the needs of the community, [...]
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has dedicated this year’s theme to be Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community. This national awareness month is designated to increase awareness of behavioral health conditions, promoting the belief that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective, [...]