SWACH convened the Clark County Opioid Taskforce (CCOT) in the Summer of 2019 as part of a regional effort to address the opioid crisis. For our latest 5 Questions interview, we spoke with CCOT co-chair Larisa Klein, who is also the director of business development at Rainier Springs, a behavioral health hospital in Vancouver. Tell […]
The Region 10 Opioid Summit is coming to Vancouver August 7 and 8, 2019. The event is an opportunity for professionals from Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Indian Nations, urban Indian health programs, and recognized American Indian organizations to meet and explore ways to address the opioid crisis. The event is organized by the Agency Medical […]
The Clark County Opioid Task force is featured in an article for The Columbian. The story highlights the taskforce’s work to bring diverse voices together to tackle the opioid epidemic in Clark County.
Lifeline Connections has selected Eric McNair Scott as the recipient of the organization’s Lifeline Connections John Cox Award of Excellence for 2019. The award is given to someone who demonstrates a personal commitment to advance the cause of recovery in this community. Eric was selected for the award “because of his work to build a robust and […]
Kim Lepin joins SWACH as Transformation Improvement Director Kim Lepin joined SWACH as our new Transformation Improvement Director. In this role Kim will work with SWACH partners to implement Science of Improvement concepts in their transformation projects. Kim will work closely with SWACH staff to coordinate training and technical assistance, provide coaching, shared learning and […]