Category Archives: News

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 […]

Comprehensive Healthcare hosts open house for renovated Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) clinic on May 31

May 25, 2022Contact: Wendy Hensleymarketing@comphc.org(509) 317-2876 (May 25, 2022 – Yakima, WA) – This spring, Comprehensive Healthcare finalized renovations for its Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) clinic, a Joint Commission accredited program, which will be open to the public for an open house at 3 p.m. on May 31st. Visitors will have an opportunity to tour […]

Comprehensive Healthcare Receives Behavioral Health Care Re-Accreditation from the Joint Commission

May 26, 2022Contact: Wendy Hensleywendy.hensley@comphc.org509-317-2876 Comprehensive Healthcare Receives Behavioral Health CareRe-Accreditation from the Joint Commission (Yakima, WA – May 26, 2022) – Comprehensive Healthcare today announced it passed The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation with a triannual review of the previously awarded 2019 certification. This prestigious certification is awarded […]

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 […]

Comprehensive Healthcare to provide crisis services to Benton and Franklin Counties

Media AlertApril 8, 2022Contact: Jocelyn GalarzaMarketing@comphc.org(509) 317-2830 (April 8, 2022 – Pasco, WA) – On April 10, 2022, Comprehensive Healthcare will begin providing behavioral health crisis services to Benton and Franklin Counties. The new behavioral health crisis line for Benton and Franklin County is yet to be announced to avoid confusion with the current crisis […]

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and we have continued to expand our domestic violence services that seek to serve and care for victims of all ages. Comprehensive Healthcare’s Aspen Victim Advocacy Services provide aid and services to domestic violence, sexual assault and other victims across Ellensburg and Yakima. Crisis intervention, safety planning, community […]

How to support your loved ones through mental health challenges

If the ever-changing landscape of the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s the importance of supporting each other in times of crisis. If you have a loved one who is struggling with mental health needs, here are a few steps you can take to connect and help: Familiarize yourself with the warning signs of mental […]

A look at the new MAT renovation, from your local suboxone provider

Comprehensive Healthcare finalized renovations for its Mediation Assisted Treatment (MAT) center in Yakima in February, 2022. Prior to its completion, Comprehensive Healthcare spoke with some of its key providers to share options that are available to people in need at the newly renovated clinic.The opioid epidemic has expanded to great heights, touching nearly all lives […]

A troubling trend: Overdose deaths rise during COVID

Drug overdose deaths have soared during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 100,000 people died of drug overdoses in the 12 months ending in April 2021, breaking a previous record for the most deaths ever recorded during a one-year period. This surge is driven in large part by fatalities from synthetic opioids and illegal fentanyl, according […]