Q&A: Fourfront Contributor members discuss benefits that would come with a statewide certified community behavioral health clinic model in Washington

State of Reform discussed Fourfront Contributor’s goals with three of its members—Jodi Daly (CEO of Comprehensive Healthcare), Katrina Egner (CEO of Sound), and Tom Sebastian ...
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The Yakima Herald: Washington’s Community behavioral health funding system is long overdue for an upgrade

By Jodi Daly and Tom Sebastian Our community behavioral health organizations deliver life-saving mental health and substance abuse services to thousands of individuals and families ...
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State of Reform: Statewide CCBHC model would facilitate whole-person care in Washington, advocates say

Washington certified community behavioral health clinic (CCBHC) representatives believe the model can provide stability for a US mental health system that has faced numerous challenges ...
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Comprehensive Healthcare awarded $4 million CCBHC grant to expand behavioral health services in Yakima

Comprehensive Healthcare was recently awarded a $4 million, four-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to expand Certified Community Behavioral ...
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2024 Washington State of Reform Health Policy Conference Recap  

As an advocacy coalition, we’re always looking for opportunities to enhance awareness of our key policy initiatives and highlight the solutions they represent to advancing ...
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Seattle Times: WA mental health providers say insurance reimbursement isn’t enough

December 21, 2023 In this article, Michelle Baruchman and the Seattle Times Mental Health Project team outline the difficulties behavioral health providers face to sustainably ...
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Advocacy in Action: Recapping State of Reform’s 2023 Inland Northwest Health Policy Conference 

In September, Fourfront Contributor participated in State of Reform’s Inland Northwest Health Policy Conference in Spokane, connecting with other healthcare leaders, lawmakers and policy experts ...
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Comprehensive Healthcare secures CCBHC grant to expand behavioral health programs in Walla Walla 

September 25, 2023 – Washington’s community behavioral health system continues to face unsustainable pressures. Systemic funding issues have resulted in record workforce shortages impacting access ...
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Remembering Jeff Thomas, CEO of Frontier Behavioral Health and member of Fourfront Contributor 

Fourfront Contributor is deeply saddened to share news of the passing of Jeff Thomas, CEO of Frontier Behavioral Health, and a deeply respected colleague and ...
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