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LifeWorks NW Turns 60

On February 16, 2021, LifeWorks NW turns 60. Yet, we’re not feeling old! We feel more vibrant, innovative and nimble than ever before. And we are looking toward the next 60 years with great hope and excitement. Now and always, we constantly strive to provide the highest quality, culturally responsive behavioral health care possible. The …

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Please Restore Behavioral Health Lifeline

Opinion Editorial run in Portland Business Journal on 12/12/20: Gov. Brown, please restore crucial behavioral health lifeline By Mary Monnat, LifeWorks NW, & Derald Walker, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare Earlier this month, Gov. Kate Brown released her proposed state budget for 2021-2023. As our local, state and national governments continue to discuss further actions to curb …

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LifeWorks NW Supports Washington Co COVID Counseling Program

It’s been widely reported that COVID-19 has had a widespread impact on mental health. As the pandemic continues, community members, may feel anxious, depressed or find themselves using more substances to cope. To get on the front end of the COVID-19-driven mental health crisis, Washington County sought and received CARES funding to arrange for free, …

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Zero Suicide Initiative

Oregon’s Zero Suicide Initiative is Making a Difference

Last year, Oregon’s news outlet’s banned together to break the silence about suicide. Now, the federal government is launching REACH, a $53 million campaign to reduce suicide. While Oregon’s suicide rates remain high, progress is happening through local implementation of the Zero Suicide Initiative. LifeWorks NW, Washington County and other providers participate in this nationwide …

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