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5/18/2021​Substance Use Disorder Waiver approved

​Substance Use Disorder Waiver approved; Behavioral Health legislative updates; OHA selects Measure 110 grantees; QMHA/QMHP certification update; DUII workgroup forming; Recovery programs offer full spectrum of services​

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4/19/2021Measure 110 Request for Grant Proposals now open

​Measure 110 RFGP now open; Nirmala Dhar speaks at national symposium; Mental Health Clinical Advisory Group update; OHA awarded 988 State Planning Grant; Youth Suicide Prevention in schools; More Youth Suicide Prevention updates; Virtual drop-in hour for families

11/20/2020A simple, responsive and meaningful system

​Centering consumer voices; Chelsea Holcomb named director of Child and Family Behavioral Health; Oregon monitoring suicide data in COVID-19; Safe + Strong Helpline launches​

5/8/2020Highlighting Mental Health Awareness Month

​About the Office of Consumer Activities (OCA); message from Brandy Hemsley, OCA director; May is Mental Health Awareness Month; ways to engage with the OCA; update from OHA’s Peer Delivered Services coordinator; wellness tips during COVID-19

3/5/2020Special Edition: Child and Family Behavioral Health in Oregon

​Background and mission; programs with legislatively appropriated funds from 2019-2021 session; other work of OHA's Child and Family Behavioral Health team

2/20/2020Improving behavioral health service access, effectiveness

Peerpocalypse sponsorships available for servicemembers; a look inside Oregon State Hospital; IIBHT webinar series; VISTA Partnership recruiting; Wraparound eligibility for youth with ASD; ReachOut Oregon Parent Warmline now live; new hire in Behavioral Health; OHA awards suicide prevention contracts

1/24/2020Aid and Assist update

​SUD waiver public comment; Jackson County provider webinar and slides now available; Children and BH investment update;  Peerpocalypse sponsorship applications due; meet new members of OHA’s BH team

12/17/2019The ‘most wonderful time’ can be a trying time

​The ‘most wonderful time’ can be a trying time; 5 questions with Hilary Harrison, System of Care policy coordinator; Youth Engagement Advisory group seeks new members; Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Plan: Year in review; CCO 2.0 provider webinar and slides now available to stream, download; OHA seeking applications for substance use disorder advisory group

11/14/2019Supports available for suicide loss survivors

OHA requests proposals for suicide prevention; OHA to host CCO 2.0 provider webinar; $10 million in grants to fund services for complex populations; find SUD, mental health treatment near you; Harmony Academy grand opening

10/10/2019The time is now for a better vision of behavioral health in Oregon

​Celebrating recovery with Oregon’s youth; applicants for System of Care Advisory Council due November 15; public comment sought on SUD treatment rates; OHA signs contracts with 15 coordinated care organizations

9/12/2019Join OHA, Oregon Recovers at a Walk for Recovery

​​Help shape behavioral health policy; share input on future policy for veterans’ behavioral health; CCO 2.0 webinar now available

8/16/2019Better serving Oregon veterans

Former OSH patient gets second chance in life; join us for a CCO 2.0 stakeholder webinar; behavioral health rule advisory committees 

7/11/2019The urgency of children’s mental health

​Addressing the increasing need for 'Aid and Assist' treatment; new adult residential mental health rates now in effect; the urgency of children’s mental health; raising the bar for OHP members; supported housing project opens in East Portland; volunteer opportunity: Mental Health Clinical Advisory Group

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