Category: General/Misc.

The following are news articles that don't really fit in any particular category, but they are interesting to read nonetheless!

  • Make a Difference!

    Dear friends,

     

    What would make a difference?  New ovens and an ice machine for the Bailey Peer Center for the Homeless…

     

    While many organizations just provide meals to the homeless, or just provide in-kind health services, Compass Health takes a comprehensive approach in helping solve the daily issues these individuals face -- Supporting our homeless population in remaining fed, having a sense of security and camaraderie, while allowing for access to critical basic mental health … More »

  • Support Compass Health Through AmazonSmile This Week!

    From now through 3/31/2014, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate an extra $5 for each customer who makes an eligible purchase at smile.amazon.com in support of Compass Health. This is in addition to the regular donation of 0.5% of the purchase price. Up to $1,000,000 extra will be donated to eligible charities as a result of this promotion.

    Shop at AmazonSmile now through 3/31/14 and Amazon will donate an extra $5 to Compass Health. Click on this link to get started: … More »

  • Sleep Country’s Pajama Bowl

    Polish off your bowling shoes and put on your wackiest pair of PJs – Sleep Country’s Pajama Bowl for Foster Kids is almost here! This is an event we look forward to each year that greatly supports Compass Health’s foster care program, and we’d love if you’d join us for the fun on April 27th at ACME Bowling, Billiards & Events in Tukwila OR TechCity Bowl in Kirkland.

    How do you participate? Gather your teams of four or five, sign up at www.PajamaBowl.com, and start fundraising! The … More »

  • The Wheelchair Foundation Supports Compass Health


    As we continue to improve our services at Compass Health, our clinical staff has been working to increase emergency preparedness for our clients. With generous donations from the Wheelchair Foundation located in Danville, California, we have secured wheelchairs for the Bailey Building in Everett, our office in Coupeville, and our office in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. A total of five wheelchairs have been generously donated by the Wheelchair Foundation through a partnership with the … More »

  • The Employees Community Fund of Boeing and the Whitehorse Foundation Support Compass Health

    As the year draws to a close, Compass Health is preparing for all the changes to our health care system that will be implemented in 2014. As we work to prepare ourselves to continue to provide the highest level of service to our clients and to our community, support from that very same community becomes even more important.
     
    We are pleased to announce that Compass Health has been awarded two significant grants that will allow us to invest in the resources that we need to accomplish … More »
  • AmazonSmile Program - Support Compass Health When You Shop!

    Compass Health recently signed up for Amazon.com's new charity, AmazonSmile. What is AmazonSmile?

    • Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
    • AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
    • Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.

    .5% of all purchases made when shopping will be donated to the non-profit of your choice. … More »

  • Genoa Peer Center Thanksgiving Dinner

    This year, Genoa Healthcare has generously donated to Compass Health to cover the costs of our annual Genoa Peer Center Thanksgiving Dinner. We are so thankful to everyone at Genoa who will make this dinner possible for the clients at the Peer Center - you are making the holidays just a little more joyful for all of the individuals in our community. Thank you! 
     
    The Bailey Peer Center is a recovery oriented support center for individuals with behavioral health disorders, many of whom … More »
  • Donate to Compass Health this Holiday Season

     
    Dear friends,
     
    As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, we are reminded that the holiday season is quickly approaching! For many of us, this means time to celebrate with family and friends and enjoy all that the season of giving has to offer. For other families in our communities, especially the ones that Compass Health serves every day, the same is not true. This time of year can mean struggling every day just to get by, and for some, even finding a safe place to … More »
  • Mental Health First Aid Certification Training Courses

    Compass Health is pleased to announce that we now offer both Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification and Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification training courses. 

    We have been providing Adult Mental Health First Aid course since 2009 .  This year we had four staff become certified to instructors for the Youth Mental Health First Aid course.
    Over 265 individuals have attended the Adult Mental Health First Aid classes we have offered.  Each class is one full day, but well worth … More »
  • September 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week

    September 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week

    Suicide is preventable, and we can all play a role in this.  To do this, we need to know more about it. We need to know how big the problem is in our communities, what the warning signs are, and what to do if we see these signs in someone we know.

    To learn what you and others can do in your community, please download and share the Suicide Prevention Community Participation Packet, and Governor Inslee's Proclamation.  If you know … More »