Monthly Archives: March 2024

Understanding Substance Use Disorders: Breaking the Stigma and Seeking Help

“Addiction is the only prison where the locks are on the inside.” -Rita Stradling. Today marks the beginning of Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, an annual health observance encouraging dialogue about the science of drug use and addiction among youth. In light of this week, it’s crucial to recognize the profound impact of substance use […]

Celebrating 10 Years of the Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) Program at Comprehensive Healthcare

Comprehensive Healthcare is marking a significant milestone as it celebrates a decade of the Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) program, an innovative initiative that has positively impacted nearly 800 children, youth, and families across the Columbia region. WISe utilizes a team approach to address the intensive mental health needs of children and youth, providing support […]

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2024: Empowering Youth Through Dialogue on Drug Use and Addiction

Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is once again upon us, serving as a vital platform for promoting informed dialogue about the science of drug use and addiction, particularly among young people. This annual health observance, organized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), […]

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Living with bipolar disorder can be a challenging journey. It’s a mental health condition that is characterized by extreme mood swings, including emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). It affects millions of people worldwide and can significantly impact their daily lives, relationships, and overall well-being. Unfortunately, bipolar disorder is also often misunderstood, leading […]