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Federal funds help George Fox battle pain pill addiction (Portland Tribune)

By Andrew Shaughnessy, August 4, 2020, Portland Tribune. Empowered by a federal grant, George Fox University doctor of psychology trains students to provide care for vulnerable. (Editor's note: The name and some identifying information about this patient have been changed). On the day that Cara Bell walked through the doors of the Providence Medical Group building in Newberg, she was at the end of her rope. Plagued by a history of trauma, abuse and meth, Bell was homeless, in and out of jail...

Addiction medicine fellowship gets $450k in federal funds (KATU 2)

By Evan Schreiber, June 18, 2020, KATU. PORTLAND, Ore. — Vital funding is coming to the state of Oregon to try and fill the treatment gap that exists between those who are addicted and those who can get access to help. Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) announced it's among 44 centers across the nation to be awarded federal funding to increase and enhance training of health care professionals to treat people with substance use disorder. The Oregon Addiction Medicine Fellowship at...

St. Helens schools receive $200K in grants for community connection initiative (Columbia County Spotlight)

By Nicole Thill-Pacheco, October 4, 2019 for the Columbia County Spotlight Funds will be expended over two years to provide training for mentors for program The St. Helens School District was selected to receive a nearly $200,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Education's Youth Development Council to further develop a program designed to engage community members through caring relationships. The school district will receive the grant over a two-year period during the 2019-21 biennium...

HHS Funding to increase rural workforce []

Are your ACEs initiatives collaborating with those addressing workforce development? Please click here to read more. HRSA awarded approximately $20 million for Rural Residency Planning and Development Program (RRPD) grants to develop new rural residency programs while achieving accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education . Read the press release – HHS awards $20 million to 27 organizations to increase the rural workforce through the creation of new rural...

NEW FUNDING $4.5M for Integrated Behavioral Health Services in OR State

Learn more, click here: HRSA Integrated Behavioral Health Funding in OR State HRSA is awarding more than $200 million to 1,208 health centers across the nation to increase access to high quality, integrated behavioral health services , including the prevention or treatment of mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders, including opioid use disorder through the Integrated Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) program.

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