Category Archives: Mental Health Tips

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 […]

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 […]