Category Archives: Community Report

A fundamental truth: mental health is central to health itself

By: Jodi Daly, Ph.D., President and CEO Among the many lessons this unpredictable year has highlighted is that our bodies and minds are intrinsically linked, and it’s only possible to live our healthiest, most productive lives by supporting our mental wellness. Mental health is central to our overall health – and as you’ll read in […]

Through mental health month and beyond, you are not alone

As advocates and organizations nationwide raise awareness about the reality of living with mental illness, Comprehensive Healthcare is joining the call to remind everyone in our community that you are not alone. During Mental Health Month in May, Comprehensive Healthcare organized several activities and community education trainings to better support individuals with a mental illness, […]

myStrength Now Available to Clients and Their Families and Natural Supports

myStrength has become an evidenced based app that continues to support users in addressing depression, anxiety, stress, and now, substance use disorders, chronic pain/opioid management, and insomnia.  myStrength has nearly become a one-stop shopping app for better, overall wellness.  Ask your clinician about using myStrength, and download the app today using one of the following […]

Opioid Treatment Program in Yakima Expands Wraparound Services with New Suboxone Treatment Option

In November 2020, Comprehensive Healthcare’s Yakima-based Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) began offering a new medication option intended to chemically break the chain of addiction: suboxone treatment. “Suboxone essentially stops the cravings for drugs. What remission is to cancer, suboxone is to substance use disorders. It effectively blocks the desire to get high, because individuals are […]

Computers on Carts Bring Behavioral Health Services to County Emergency Departments and Law Enforcement

Computers on carts are rolling in a new era of telehealth – literally. Over the past several months, Comprehensive Healthcare has partnered with 12 hospitals and county jails to install secure, user-friendly mobile devices that provide immediate access to crisis behavioral health services at sites across Central Washington. “With just two clicks of a mouse, […]

An App to Navigate Daily Life with Schizophrenia, and Modern Therapy Built on Storytelling Traditions

For decades, Comprehensive Healthcare has fostered a close partnership with the University of Washington to engage clients and community members in innovative research projects to advance behavioral health care in our region, state, and nationwide. Two of our current initiatives, Healing Seasons and FOCUS, are designed to uncover new, evidence-based approaches to helping clients build […]