Category Archives: Mental Health Tips

Statement on School Shooting and Importance of Behavioral Health in our Communities

(May 25, 2022 – Yakima, WA) – Jodi Daly, Ph.D., President and CEO of Comprehensive Healthcare issued this statement on the mass shooting that occurred at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas: “I want to take this time to offer our sincere condolences to the Uvalde families and community experiencing this avoidable great loss brought on […]

Getting Back to the Basics for Mental Health Month in May

By: Jodi Daly, PhD, Comprehensive Healthcare President and CEO As another Mental Health Month is upon us this May, our work at Comprehensive Healthcare continues to focus on uplifting and supporting those living with mental health challenges. While it’s always important to support our community members, Mental Health Month presents a meaningful opportunity to continue […]

New Mental Health Crisis Number in Columbia County

As of February 1, 2022, the new behavioral health crisis line for Columbia County is (509) 876-0626, as Comprehensive Healthcare begins providing behavioral health crisis services to Columbia County. “Comprehensive Healthcare has been delivering services for 50 years, and in that time, we have been able to build a strong network of providers and community […]

Comprehensive Healthcare and Yakima Valley Memorial partner to expand care for substance abuse

Recognizing that 2020 was a record year for opioid-related deaths in Washington and across the U.S., with 2021 set to continue the trend, Comprehensive Healthcare and Yakima Valley Memorial have partnered to bring new cohesive prevention, intervention and treatment efforts to their patients. “It’s no secret the opioid epidemic has ravaged our community and many […]

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 […]

Social and Emotional Health in the Family Environment

The family environment can be compared to a complex organism, where every part affects every other part. Each person in the family also has many parts that affect all the other parts. Each person has their own set of personality traits, emotions, thoughts, beliefs, interests, and pet peeves (things we dislike).  In addition, each person […]

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 […]