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Coping with the Holidays

BY DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, Sara Hergic-Sehovic, LPC, MBAThe holiday season can pose challenges for many individuals, bringing about heightened stress, anxiety, isolation, and loneliness due to a lack of social connections. Triggers and past traumas may resurface during this time. Consider the following strategies to prioritize your mental well-being amidst the hustle and bustle…

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Serving Veterans in Our Community

This Veterans Day, we say thank you to those in the community who have served with love and selflessness, including NHC’s own Angela Searls, Director of Human Resources; Brittney Griggs, MMS, PA-C, Physician’s Assistant at NHC Oregon City Medical Clinic; Coppi Nikula, Sr. Executive Assistant to the CEO & CFO/COO; and Michael Timmins, CMA at…

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NHC Celebrates Landmark Changes to Oregon’s Medicaid Program

This week NHC celebrates the landmark changes to the Oregon State’s Medicaid program. The new 1115 Medicaid demonstration waiver – just approved by the federal government – includes Medicaid funding for food and housing and continuous Oregon Health Plan enrollment for young children from birth up to age 6. Oregon is the first in the…

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Community’s Role in Mental Healthcare

From Catherine Kateley-Williams, NHC Behavioral Health Program Manager Although the mind and body are often viewed as separate, they are closely related. Health is comprehensive – our physical and mental health work together in our bodies, impacting and shifting one another.  While physical health and illnesses can be visible and thus easier to diagnose, mental…

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