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Comprehensive Healthcare Leaders Take Key Roles in Kittitas County Health Network

At Comprehensive Healthcare, we are committed to providing integrated and whole-person care to our clients. Creating healthy and vibrant communities involves addressing all aspects of health, from mental health evaluations to housing to law enforcement. This requires active coordination with our clients and community partners to meet all of their health needs. We form community […]

A Time for Unity: Supporting Pride Month in the Face of Adversity

By: Jodi Daly, PhD, CEO and Jeff Scott, Board Chair Imagine waking up each day with a sense of unease, knowing that simply being yourself might subject you to prejudice, discrimination, or even violence. For many members of the LGBTQ+ community, this is a daily reality. Despite their only “offense” being the expression of love, […]

Comprehensive Healthcare and Central Washington University Revitalize Mental Health Counseling Graduate Program, Bringing More Support to Local Communities

Yakima, Wash., May 28, 2024–Today, Comprehensive Healthcare and Central Washington University (CWU) announced a significant initiative to help fill the gap of behavioral health specialists in the region. Comprehensive Healthcare will gift nearly $770,000 to the CWU Foundation to reestablish the CWU Mental Health Counselling (MHC) graduate program, enabling the university to prepare master’s-level candidates […]

State-Funded Drop-In Center in Yakima Will Positively Impact Our Community

The recent approval of $800,000 in state funding for a new drop-in center in Yakima represents a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to support and uplift vulnerable populations in our community. This initiative, spearheaded by a collaborative, bipartisan effort in the Washington state legislature, promises to create a transformative space where individuals facing homelessness, […]

Celebrating 10 Years of the Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) Program at Comprehensive Healthcare

Comprehensive Healthcare is marking a significant milestone as it celebrates a decade of the Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) program, an innovative initiative that has positively impacted nearly 800 children, youth, and families across the Columbia region. WISe utilizes a team approach to address the intensive mental health needs of children and youth, providing support […]

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2024: Empowering Youth Through Dialogue on Drug Use and Addiction

Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is once again upon us, serving as a vital platform for promoting informed dialogue about the science of drug use and addiction, particularly among young people. This annual health observance, organized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), […]

Comprehensive Healthcare Expands Permanent Supportive Housing Resources in the Lower Yakima Valley

Yakima, Wash., October 5, 2023 – Permanent Supportive Housing continues to be a critical need in our community and Comprehensive Healthcare has announced the construction of their newest project: Vista Del Sol-2 (VDS-2). VDS-2 will be a 20-unit Permanent Supportive Housing facility for low-income adult individuals with a diagnosed chronic mental health condition which is […]

Hub and Spoke Program Exceeds Goals in Tackling Opioid Use Disorder in Central Washington

The integrated approach to treatment demonstrates promising results, surpassing expectations and bringing hope to communities affected by the opioid epidemic. Yakima, July 2023 – Comprehensive Healthcare has achieved remarkable success in its Hub and Spoke Program, a state-funded project aimed at addressing opioid use disorder (OUD) across the state of Washington. By employing an integrated […]