Category Archives: News

Auditing: The importance of measuring performance and quality

When you hear the term ‘audit,’ do you think of quality, excellence, readiness, effectiveness and other positives? Here at Comprehensive Healthcare, that’s exactly how we view audits – as important opportunities to evaluate the rigor of our systems and identify ways that we can serve our clients and communities even better. Over the past several […]

Comprehensive Healthcare and Kittitas County Jail partner to expand behavioral health services in county jail

Inmates at the Kittitas County Jail will now have access to in-house behavioral health services provided by Comprehensive Healthcare, thanks to a recent partnership of the two agencies. Comprehensive Healthcare and Kittitas County Jail have had a working relationship for many years. Recently, the jail proposed an expansion of behavioral health services that includes a […]

Comprehensive Healthcare Partners with Camp Hope

In Collaboration with Comprehensive Healthcare, Camp Hope has opened a community resource center on their site located at 2300 E Birch Street, allowing for behavioral health services to be provided on-site to individuals residing at Camp Hope. For Comprehensive Healthcare clients residing at Camp Hope, obtaining transportation to appointments or to pick up medication can […]

PRIDE Month Activities

Here at Comprehensive Healthcare, our daily work centers around mental health. June provided an opportunity for us to join a global movement to advocate and educate our communities on the struggles that members of the LGBTQI+ community face daily and how this can negatively impact their mental health. Comprehensive Healthcare participated in the following activities […]

Corrections Behavioral Health Team Provide Training for Yakima County Corrections Staff

Last month, the Corrections Behavioral Health Team provided training for Yakima County Corrections staff. Sparked by the Disability Rights of Washington’s settlement agreement, our team was able to provide in-person training to the individual squads. Every Department of Corrections (DOC) employee who has direct contact with incarcerated individuals was a part of this process. Four, […]

Coordination of Care is Trauma Informed Care

By: Bonnie Davidson, Hospital Liaison There are six core principles of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC): safety, trustworthiness and transparency, peer support, collaboration and mutuality, empowerment through voice and choice, cultural, historical and gender issues. Trauma-Informed Care has been an important movement moving throughout various agencies and even in private business models. One thing that is often […]

A Day in My Shoes: What it’s Like Being a Case Manager

Hello. I am 28 years old, and mom to a ten-year-old boy. You could say I was forced to grow up at a young age based on my life choices, but I have had so much fun being a parent. Our hobbies include going on hikes, swimming, and going to Lake Chelan in the summer. […]

June is National PRIDE Month

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersexed (LGBTQI+) community represents a diverse range of identities and expressions of gender and sexual orientation. It is important to recognize how the experience of sexual orientation and gender identity relates to the mental health of those who identify as LGBTQI+. There is strong evidence from recent research […]

La iniciativa de salud mental impulsada por las personas llamada A Mindful State se introdujo en Washington en colaboración con Comprehensive Healthcare y defensores de todo el estado

Los datos muestran que tres de cada siete personas en Washington serán propensas a padecer una enfermedad mental de importancia clínica durante 2021 y con proyecciones de que la cantidad aumente en los próximos años. Con el fin de atender una crisis de esta magnitud, un equipo de defensores y organizaciones no lucrativas unieron esfuerzos […]

Subsidio otorgado al condado de Klickitat para realizar mejoras a la atención a crisis y renovar la infraestructura del Centro White Salmon.

Así como ha aumentado la demanda de servicios de salud mental, también ha aumentado la necesidad de mejorar el acceso a una atención médica de mejor calidad, en especial para las áreas rurales y las comunidades tradicionalmente desatendidas. A través de acciones significativas para cubrir esas necesidades, Comprehensive Healthcare recientemente recibió un subsidio por un […]