Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Health Authority Putting $15M Toward Immediate Behavioral Health Incentives The short-term spending is an initial step toward stemming losses in the behavioral health field. But advocates say the system needs long-term investments. Oct 28, 2021 Premium Image A RENDERING OF THE PLANNED REDESIGN OF THE ENTRANCE OF THE FORMER MULTNOMAH COUNTY WAPATO JAIL./KNOT DESIGN/PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP Transformed Wapato Marks Year Of Helping Portland Homeless Despite the controversy, the former unused county jail is now operating as the nonprofit Bybee Lakes Hope Center in North Portland. Oct 21, 2021 Premium Image A ROOM INSIDE THE ACCESS LINK CENTER IN KLAMATH FALLS, A SOBERING FACILITY, ON OCT. 13, 2021./ARDEN BARNES/REPORT FOR AMERICA/HERALD NEWS Sobering Center Opens In Klamath Falls Link Access Center is the first of its kind in the area and will offer a connection to mental health and recovery resources. Oct 21, 2021 Image Oregon State Hospital in Salem. | BEN BOTKIN/THE LUND REPORT New Concerns About Racism, Transphobia Raised With Oregon State Hospital Leadership The Hospital’s Advisory Board is seeking answers from Superintendent Dolly Matteucci after staff revealed details about the treatment of a Black patient and a transgender patient. Oct 20, 2021 Premium Image Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare walk-in clinic in Portland. | LYNNE TERRY/THE LUND REPORT Behavioral Health Slammed By Worker Shortage In Oregon Behavioral health care providers look for ways to recruit and retain talent as they seek to expand services. Aug 10, 2021 Premium Image Oregon State Hospital in Salem. | BRYAN M. VANCE/OPB Oregon State Hospital Authorizes Up To $1.2 Million For Patient Care The money is earmarked to pay for 30 members of the National Guard to serve meals and care for patients at its Salem campus this summer. Jun 28, 2021 Image Outside CareOregon in Portland. | LYNNE TERRY/THE LUND REPORT CareOregon Donates $7.5 Million For Mental Health, Addiction The money goes to 25 organizations that serve Medicaid members in the Portland area, on Oregon’s north coast and in Jackson County. Jun 21, 2021 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Lawmakers Will Take 'Big Swing' At Mental Health Funding A package working its way through the budget process will amount to the Legislature’s largest-ever investment in necessary housing and services, advocates say. Jun 16, 2021 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Mental Health Services Wane as Insurers Appear to Skirt Parity Rules During Pandemic A report on patient access to behavioral health care during the COVID-19 crisis casts doubt on whether insurers are abiding by federal law requiring parity in insurance coverage. May 3, 2021 Image Shutterstock Proposed Overhaul Of Oregon’s Mental Health Care System Starts With Phone Number Oregonians may get a 9-8-8 emergency phone line to take behavioral health calls, and a new network of behavioral health teams and centers. Apr 21, 2021 Premium First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Current page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to behavioral health Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.