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Introducing our new Chief Operating Officer (COO), Matt Kollman

Matt comes to Comprehensive Healthcare from Yakima Chief Hops where he has been working for the past year as the Vice President of Business Administration as well as other roles. Before then, Matt worked with Yakima Valley Memorial for 14 years, starting out as a practice administrator, working his way up through the corporate ladder […]

Fourfront Contributor Launches as Behavioral Health Collective Focused on Advocacy and Leadership to Strengthen Health Systems

Today, four of the largest community behavioral health providers in Washington State announced a new partnership called Fourfront Contributor, an advocacy and leadership coalition that utilizes their collective size and expertise to improve the health of individuals, communities and the systems that serve them.    Member organizations include Compass Health, Comprehensive Healthcare, Frontier Behavioral Health […]

Comprehensive Healthcare Awarded Commerce Grant

Comprehensive Healthcare’s Adult Residential Facility in Sunnyside has been awarded $4 million from the Department of Commerce to be used in developing affordable housing.  The awarded housing project will serve individuals  lower incomes experiencing chronic mental illnesses. “We will be increasing affordable long term housing units that will be built on land adjacent to our […]

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January has been recognized as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month since 2010. It is a time to focus our efforts on raising awareness of the global problem of trafficking in persons and rededicate ourselves to combatting human trafficking in all of its forms. We must also look at what is necessary for effective […]

New Year’s Resolutions & Successful Behavior Change

Research has shown that the success rates for people keeping their New Year’s resolutions is somewhere between 6 to 50 percent.  That’s a pretty big spread and a huge failure rate.  Why are New Year’s resolutions often so unsuccessful?  Let’s focus on the Big Three: Too Much, Too Fast, Wrong Time. Too Much Behavior change […]

Meet Our New CFO

Comprehensive Healthcare’s new Chief Financial Officer, Diahann Barrera started her new role at Comprehensive Healthcare on Monday, December 28. Diahann Barrera comes to Washington from Reno, Nevada where she was the Chief Financial Officer for Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital. She has about 24 years of experience, 13 of which has been working in Behavioral Health. […]

Give Yourself Grace: A Holiday Message from Comprehensive Healthcare

By: Jodi Daly, Ph.D., President and CEO As we leave pandemic year 2020 behind, I reflect on the threat the virus created in our communities – destabilizing our health and economic wellbeing while highlighting the disparities suffered by communities of color and women. Each day, our community faced significant challenges and barriers to our businesses, […]

Focus on Parenting: Special Time During the Holidays

Special Time is a key positive discipline strategy that we teach in our Strong Families parenting classes.  It is based on a couple of key principles.  The first is that your undivided attention as a parent or caregiver can have powerful positive consequences.  Children need attention.  If they are not being provided with your attention […]

November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance

by: The JEDI Committee Today, November 20, 2020, is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day in which we honor the victims of anti-transgender violence. We cannot ignore the numbers: In the last year alone, 350 trans and gender-diverse people have been killed. Among those victims, 98 percent were trans women or trans feminine people. Of […]

COVID-19 Update: Appointments and Services

With the new isolation measures and safety precautions currently in place throughout Washington, you might be wondering: how does this impact my services at Comprehensive Healthcare? We have provided some answers to those questions below, but if you ever have questions about your care, you can always reach out to your clinician, or give us […]