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State’s Lack Of Funding Hits Behavioral Health Care Providers With Double Whammy

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Companies like Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare have to keep their clinics open under a federal agreement while facing losses from the pandemic.

LifeWorks NW Receives National Behavioral Health Award

Integrated care project saved nearly $3 million in ED and hospital costs

PORTLAND, April 2, 2015 – The National Council for Behavioral Health has awarded LifeWorks NW, a leading mental health and addiction treatment provider, one of 18 Awards of Excellence.

Major Health System and Behavioral Health Provider Integrate Health Data to Treat Mind and Body

Groundbreaking initiative links Epic and Netsmart EHRs to facilitate care for patients of LifeWorks NW and Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center

Overland Park, Kan., February 19, 2015 – The body and mind work together, yet fragmented care has long prevented holistic treatment of physical and mental illnesses. A primary care doctor, for example, wouldn’t necessarily know that a patient is battling a mental condition.

LifeWorks NW names three to Board of Directors

The Lund Report

July 8, 2013) - LifeWorks NW President and CEO, Mary Monnat, has announced the addition of three new members:  Kim Heiting, Jocelynne McAdory and Michael Rains, to the Board of Directors of this non-profit mental health and addictions organization.


Agency Focuses on Early Childhood Interventions

The Lund Report
The Children's Relief Nursery, which was acquired By LifeWorks NW, raised more than $60,000 at first post-merger fundraiser

November 5, 2012 -- Portland chefs put on a show last month for the Children's Relief Nursery – and brought in at least $60,000 from ticket sales as well as silent and live auction items for the organization, according to Susan Lyon-Myrick, marketing coordinator of LifeWorks NW, adding that final receipts had not been calculated.

Portland’s Original Iron Chef Benefits Children’s Relief Nursery

The Lund Report

October 16, 2012 -- Some of Portland’s top  chefs, including “reigning champion” Rick Widmayer of The Screen Door, will battle it out for the title of “Portland’s Original Iron Chef” on October 25th  at a fundraising event benefitting the Children’s Relief Nursery, now a program of LifeWorks NW.

Children’s Relief Nursery Becomes Official Program of LifeWorks NW

The Lund Report

July 6, 2012 -- The Children’s Relief Nursery has become an official program of LifeWorks NW effective July 1, announced Mary Monnat, LifeWorks NW President & CEO. This step represents an increased commitment to the families both organizations serve and establishes a best-in-class approach to meeting the needs of the greater community.

Children's Relief Nursery is a non-profit organization, which has been providing cost-effective child abuse prevention services in North Portland since 2001 and in Southeast Portland since 2011.


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