The Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Portland, Oregon, takes an innovative approach by combining the psychiatric units and resources of four different health systems into one initiative to meet the city’s needs.
April 26, 2018 Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
Clearly, we must continue or work on resiliency and recovery. But, we also must do much more. We want to foster communities in which members have good health and wellbeing, which are safe and secure, and which are prosperous.
Now that Ronny Jackson has withdrawn from his nomination to head the Department of Veteran Affairs, it may be a conducive time to learn, or re-learn, some of the lessons from the issues that emerged in this situation
April 13, 2018 Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
Rural communities are approaching a perfect storm with a major farm crisis looming and an aging population. Opioid and other drug problems also continue to escalate, and many rural communities face frequent and tragic overdose deaths.