June 2020 Statement on Movement for Racial Justice Dear Community Members, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. (GOBHI) stands in solidarity with communities of color in efforts to oppose institutionalized racism, intolerance, discrimination, marginalization and bigotry. Please consider ways we all can help our community members and neighbors in the days ahead. To be clear, [...]
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May 2020 Mental Health Awareness Month 2020: How to Help A Message from Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization Community members, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization (EOCCO) and its partner, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc., (GOBHI) are honored to join our providers throughout Eastern Oregon and beyond in raising [...]
May 11, 2020 Public health authorities step up to supply PPE for medical transportation providers As the healthcare system begins reopening for non-urgent services, medical transportation providers in Eastern Oregon have received a critical shipment of protective supplies from the region’s public health departments in order to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Greater Oregon Behavioral [...]
“Stay Home. Save Lives.”: A message to community members From the State of Oregon GOBHI is helping to spread the word: "Stay Home. Save Lives." This public awareness campaign, created by the State of Oregon and partners, speaks to community members about what they can do to address the COVID-19 health crisis. For the [...]
Call to Action: Recruiting Substitutes and Staff to Work in Emergency Child Care The Early Learning Division (ELD) is committed to supporting child care programs that are serving frontline healthcare workers, emergency responders, and other essential staff. Providing this care is essential toward ensuring the state's health care system is able to operate at [...]
February 12, 2020 Behavioral health support available following Eastern Oregon flood Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. (GOBHI) and its local partners have joined a collaborative effort to serve the emotional and mental health service needs of residents impacted by severe flooding in Umatilla County. On Thursday, between noon and 8 p.m., GOBHI staff will [...]
September 2019 National Recovery Month Behavioral health is essential to health and together we can make a difference. Eastern Oregon communities are facing a serious challenge: the prevalence of substance use and mental health disorders. One in five young adults lives with mild to moderate mental health conditions as well as substance use conditions. [...]
GOBHI Gazette August 2019 GOBHI Telehealth Expansion Update Patients and Providers brought together with easy to use telehealth software, MEND! In the era of smartphones and tablets, most patients still find themselves required to physically travel to clinics for health care services. This causes issues when [...]
June 2019 Meet Eddie — A Success Story By Sandra Gore and Eddie Note: This story was originally published in the June 2019 Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness newsletter. Eddie struggled for years with substance use and mental health concerns that went undiagnosed. As a result of his actions, Eddie lost his immediate family and [...]
GOBHI Gazette April 2019 In this issue: GOBHI and Northwest CCO Reminders and Updates from Utilization Management Volunteer drivers needed in the Columbia Gorge Complex Care Management GOBHI announces the submission of applications for EOCCO, NWCCO Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. (GOBHI) is excited to announce [...]