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Holding Hope is a monthly email communication to share updates, activities and resources that support and advance children's behavioral health in Oregon.

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January 2023

In this issue: ​Chelsea's Chat; Children's System Advisory Council; Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS); CFBH Policy Vision Roadmap; Young Adults in Transition Residential Treatment Home referral process changes; System of Care Advisory Council seeking youth, Tribal and pediatric representatives; Events – Opportunities – Resources; System indicators; What we're reading

December 2022

In this issue: ​Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs - Big River, Big Impact; Spotlight: Centering health and wellness in schools; Welcome to the team: Children's Intensive Treatment Services Coordinator Sage Neilson; System of Care Advisory Council seeking a youth member and a tribal representative; Increasing safety for your children: Suicide prevention strategies; 2023 legislative session: What to expect for children and families; Events – Opportunities – Resources; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health​​

November 2022

In this issue: ​Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: Oregon Suicide Prevention Conference; Spotlight: Intensive In-Home Behavioral Health Treatment; Welcome to the team: Young adult service coordinator Christie Taylor and Hatfield Resident Fellow Jeanette Hansen; 2023 legislative session - what to expect for children and families; CFBH policy vision paper celebrates successes; Behavioral health investments in Oregon; Events – Opportunities – Resources; System indicators; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health​​

October 2022

In this issue: ​Chelsea's Chat; Spotlight: Substance use disorders in youth and young adults; Featured investment update: School Suicide Prevention and Wellness Program; Behavioral health investments in Oregon; Events – Opportunities – Resources; System indicators; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health​

September 2022

In this issue: ​Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: the Oregon Psychiatric Access Line; Child and Family Behavioral Health (CFBH) strategic pillars; Events – Opportunities – Resources; System indicators; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health​

August 2022

In this issue: ​Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: Reach Out Oregon – Finding support and comfort when things are challenging at home; Spotlight on CFBH: Interdisciplinary Assessment Teams; Events – Opportunities – Resources; System indicators; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health; Join our team

July 2022

​In this issue: Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: Mental Health Promotion and Prevention; Tribal Investments: Tribal Mental Health Services Delivery Plans; Executive Director, Anna Williams, appointed to System of Care Advisory Council; Events - Opportunities - Resources; System Indicators; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children's behavioral health

June 2022

​In this issue: Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: Mental health in schools; U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary visits Portland to talk about the "nation's mental health crisis"; Centering health equity; Events Opportunities  Resources; System indicators; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children's behavioral health

May 2022

​In this issue: Chelsea's Chat; Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Day in-person gathering, May 5; Featured investment update: Transforming the crisis response system for children, youth, young adults and their families; Retirement for early intervention champion; Update on Youth ERA Uplift training; Events – Opportunities – Resources; System indicators; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health


April 2022

In this issue: Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy gets help to parents early; Child and Family Behavioral Health (CFBH) vision paper update; Events – Opportunities – Resources; System indicators; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health


March 2022

In this issue: Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: Suicide Prevention; Events – Opportunities – Resources; System indicators; What happens if your child goes to the hospital emergency room in a crisis?; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health; Join our team

February 2022
In this issue: Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: Trauma Informed Oregon; Events – Opportunities – Resources; Secretary of State audit update; System indicators; Young Adult in Transition Residential Treatment Homes; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health
January 2022
In this issue: Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: Suicide Prevention Plan; Events – Opportunities – Resources; Guidebook for parents when a child is in the Emergency Department: Request for help; Secretary of State audit update; Planning for the future: Child and Family Behavioral Health Policy Vision Plan; System indicators; Update: 2021 Legislative investments in children’s behavioral health; Translating between physical and behavioral health; Substance use disorder in youth and young adults gets new spotlight; Moving toward health equity: Honoring Children, Making Relatives
December 2021
In this issue: Chelsea's Chat; Featured investment update: School-based mental health; Events – Opportunities – Resources; Planning for the Future: Child and Family Behavioral Health Policy Vision Plan; System indicators; Technical assistance; Update: 2021 legislative investments in children’s behavioral health; Moving toward health equity; COVID corner​
November 2021
In this issue: Chelsea'​s Chat; Oregon Health Authority Intellectual/Developmental Disability and Mental Health Initiatives; Events – Opportunities – Resources; Planning for the Future: Child and Family Behavioral Health Policy Vision Plan; Update: 2021 Legislative investments in children’s behavioral health; Featured Investment Update: Crisis and Transition Services (CATS); Moving toward health equity
October 2021
In this issue: Uplift by Youth Era; Events – Opportunities – Resources; Planning for the Future: Child and Family Behavioral Health Policy Vision Plan; System Indicators; Update: 2021 Legislative investments in Children’s Behavioral Health; Equity Spotlight; Featured Investment Update: Intensive In-Home Behavioral Health Services; COVID-19 Corner: Public Health Recommendations