Monthly Network Meeting
July 24, 2014 meeting - Mental Health Resources for Youth, Young Adults and Seniors.
Thank you for attending the I&R Networking meeting. A special thanks to Sarah Martin, Nirmala Dhar, Karen Carlin, Susie Schenk, Judy Hart, and Andrea Casey for presenting. Below I have listed some contacts for more information in relation to the topics covered at the 7/24/14 meeting addressing resources for mental health and addiction issues.
Cascadia Behavioral Health
Clackamas Lake Road Clinic
7525 SE Lake Road
Milwaukie, Oregon 97267
Cascadia Behavioral Health provides mental health and addiction treatment services for adults enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) and for people that are approved for indigent services by Clackamas County. They can provide case management, individual therapy, group therapy, medication management, and intensive case management, assertive community treatment, housing support and advocacy and strengths-based intensive case management. Cascadia Behavioral Health offers many groups for support and education as well. Contact the clinic to find out more information. Cascadia Behavioral Health offers mental health therapy for Medicaid clients with chronic health issues and mental health problems within their personal homes, nursing homes, foster homes, etc.
Dr. Hart drives out to see the clients and this saves time and any transportation problems that generally occur for clients (Dr. Judy Hart and Andrea Casey presented).
11211 SE 82nd Avenue Suite O
Happy Valley, 97086
(Ross Center near Clackamas Town Center)
Centerstone offers mental health urgent care walk-in services, peer support, Mental Health First Aid classes, and crisis assessment and stabilization services. Centerstone, as well as, the public education collaboration with Clackamas County Social Services to offer Mental Health First Aid trainings at no charge to senior communities around the county. Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based public education program that teaches members of the public to recognize and respond to the warning signs of mental health and substance use disorders and to link people to appropriate treatment. The program is based on the principle that early intervention prevents mental illness from becoming more severe by encouraging people to seek help early. MHFA helps people understand that mental illnesses are real, common and treatable (Karen Carlin or Susie Schenk - presented).
Clackamas County Health Centers
Clackamas Health Centers Locations and phone numbers.
Clackamas County Health Centers operates a variety of facilities throughout the County providing high quality family health, dental care, and mental health services for an affordable cost. Our centers and programs are staffed by doctors, nurse practitioners, and certified medical assistants. We can treat everything from bumps and bruises to colds and flu and more serious health problems. We can help with your dental care needs, and we can help with your mental health needs and substance abuse challenges. We provide services at our integrated primary care Health and Wellness Centers, our Behavioral Health Centers, and our School Based Health Centers. Health Centers is a Division of The Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department. The clinics in Health Centers are FTCA Deemed facilities (Nirmala Dhar – presented).
14600 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97229
Lifework NW provides quality and culturally responsive prevention, mental health and addiction services. The STRIDE program is the access point for the transition-age youth mental health programs at LifeWorks NW, and we can help youth access other mental health and community services appropriate. LifeWorks NW alos provides adult prevention, mental health and addiction services that focus on individual strengths to improve quality of life. (Sarah Martin - presented).
May 22, 2014 meeting - Intergenerational Programs in Clackamas County.
Thank you for attending the I&R Networking meeting. A special thanks to Eileen Collins, Jefferson Morgan, Nona Hanneman and Khela Singer for presenting.
Below I have listed some contacts for more information in relation to the topics covered at the 5/22/14 meeting addressing resources for Intergenerational Programs in Clackamas County.
2051 Kaen rd.
Oregon City, OR. 97045
Key points: Volunteer Connection has 7 programs. The highlighted programs were Transportation Reaching People, Veterans Driving Veterans and the Family Caregiver Support Program. TRP and Vets Driving Vets provide rides to people who are 60 years or older or that have a disability. Disabilities do not need to be substantiated by a medical professional for clients to access rides. The Family Caregiver Support Program provides caregiver supports and possible grants to grandparents raising grandchildren (child under 18 and grandparents over 55) and caregivers over 18 caring for a person 60 years or older or with a dementia like diagnosis.
The Living Room:
11097 SW 21st
Milwaukie, OR. 97222
Key points: The Living Room provides a safe environment for LBGTQ youth ages 14-20. They have intergeneration picnics 1-2 times per year and are in the process of developing drop in Saturdays that may include visitation or home assistance to LGBTQ elders. Provide trainings to organizations or groups that work with the LGBTQ community.
Children’s Cancer Association- Chemo Pal Mentor Program
Key points: Provides children and teens undergoing cancer treatment or other medically fragile children with support through volunteer opportunities. The volunteers are able to connect with the children and teens in a variety of ways. Please see website for more information on program or becoming a volunteer.
National Senior Corps Foster Grandparent Program:
Oregon Volutneers - Foster Grandparent Program:
Key points: The Foster Grandparents Program provides persons over 55 with a meaningful experience working with children in the education systems that need extra assistance. Foster Grandparents receive a stipend and are paid for mileage and trainings. Must volunteer 15 hours per week and can volunteer up to 40. For more information in the Tri-County area, contact Khela Singer at email@example.com
March 27, 2014 meeting - Addressing Resources for Drug and Alcohol Addiction and Treatment.
Thank you for attending the I&R Networking meeting. A special thanks to Tiffany Rosenberger, Harold “Bear” Cubbedge, Carol Christofer-Snider and Steve Emmanuel, and Emily Berndt for presenting.
Below I have listed some contacts for more information in relation to the topics covered at the 3/27/14 meeting addressing resources for Drug and Alcohol Addiction and Treatment.
Cascadia Behavioral Health:
Clackamas Lake Road Clinic
7525 SE Lake Road
Milwaukie, Oregon 97267
Key points: Cascadia Behavioral Health provides mental health and addiction treatment services for adults enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) and for people that are approved for indigent services by Clackamas County. They can provide case management, individual therapy, group therapy, medication management, intensive case management, assertive community treatment, housing support and advocacy and strengths-based intensive case management. Cascadia behavioral health offers many groups for support and education as well. Contact the clinic to find out more information.
16641 SE 82nd Dr. Suite #202
Clackamas, OR 97015
Key points: Iron Tribe is a 501c3 non-profit peer-run organization that delivers peer services to people within the tri-county area. “They provide support and guidance for individuals affected by criminality, addiction and/or mental health challenges as they transition to a program of living that is based on recovery, peer support and building community”. Iron Tribe offers peer support programs, recovery and wellness housing, talking circles, hope and recovery meetings and supportive family services.
Meetings in Oregon
Key points: SMART Recovery uses tools based on scientifically tested methods for addiction recovery including motivational interviewing, rational emotive behavior therapy, and cognitive behavior therapy. SMART Recovery uses a 4-point program- Building and maintaining motivation, coping with urges, managing thoughts, feelings and behaviors, and living a balanced life. SMART also has resources and literature for family and friends of those in recovery.
Key points: 211 has expanded their agency beyond traditional information and referral. They have specialty lines that can be accessed including, 211 family (questions regarding children birth to 8 years old), 211 health (outreach and education on CoverOregon as well as information about medical services), 211 military and veterans (211info provides military-specific web and text messaging services and leverages information about more than 5,000 health and social services that are available to the public) and 211 housing (answering questions and information regarding foreclosure, housing and affordable housing). 211 can be contacted by dialing 211, visiting www.211info.org, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or texting your zip code to 898211.
Thank you again for attending this month’s I&R Networking Meeting. Just a reminder that the meetings are now every OTHER month; there will not be a meeting in April. See you in May!
Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
Until next time,
January 23, 2014 meeting - Resources for underserved populations
Below are contacts for more information presented in this meeting
SAGE (Service and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) Metro Portland- Friendly House:
Friendly House - Case management for seniors
1737 NW 26th Avenue (between Thurman and Savier Streets)
Portland OR 97210
Key points: Sage Metro Portland Friendly house provides services to LGBT older adults through education, advocacy, outreach, resource development, and case management. They can train providers through their unique diversity training to be more aware of the language used and challenges faced in working with the LGBT community. The organization can provide housing assistance, case management for senior and caregivers, information and assistance and advocacy. Support group lunch 3rd Thursday of the month at 12:30pm- currently being held at Grandma’s Corner in Milwaukie-- 10880 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie, OR 97222.
HINT (Hispanic Interagency Networking Team):
Key points: HINT is a network of professionals that provide services and resources to the Latino community in Clackamas County. You can search the HINT website for upcoming meetings and events, notes from past events and forums, and the “resources” tab for referrals, statistics and much more. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact them on the “about us” tab of the webpage.
Russian Oregon Social Services:
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
Key points: Russian Oregon Social Services provides services to Russian-speaking refugees and immigrants. ROSS services include 24 hour crisis response, individual and family crisis counseling, one-on-one advocacy, crisis intervention, support safety planning, assistance obtaining stalking orders and restraining orders and filing out other forms and documents, accompaniment to hospitals for forensic medical exams, accompaniment to court and assistance communicating with police and District Attorney’s Office, assistance accessing immigration legal services, domestic violence and sexual assault victims’ support groups, assistance applying for crime victims compensation, assistance applying for public benefits, assistance with temporary and transitional housing, mentorship program for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, information and referral, community orientation, assistance obtaining free mammograms, assistance obtaining dental services, translation and interpretation services, and cross-cultural education. ROSS has to ability to travel to the client for some services if necessary and the organization serves all of the state of Oregon.
Women’s Empowerment Project:
Victim Serives Program
Women's Empowerment project video
Clackamas County Victim Services offers a 14 week program focusing on breaking the cycle of abuse. Topics include typical abuse cycle, effects of abuse, risk assessments, safety planning, coping mechanisms, cycle of non-violence, and legal/community resources.
Thank you again for attending this month’s I&R Networking Meeting. Just a reminder that the meetings are now every OTHER month; there will not be a meeting in February. See you in March!
A special thanks to Lauren Fontanarosa, Judi Martin, Eugenia Yanvartseva, and Patricia Barrera for presenting.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions: I-Rnetworking@co.clackamas.or.us