Blogs in the Message from the CEO Category

  • 04/01/2016 10:39 pm

    Comprehensive Ready to Meet Needs

    Comprehensive has always been ready to step up to meet needs.  First and foremost, we are about meeting the needs of patients with mental health or substance use disorders. We are also about helping our communities and partners to do the same.  That is who we are.

    In February 2015, Washington State was the defendant in a lawsuit about the timeliness of access to evaluation for competency in criminal cases and for the timeliness of access to restoration services.  When t...

  • 01/23/2016 12:42 am

    Exciting Place to Work

    These are exciting times to come to work at Comprehensive.   If you take a look at the current job opening link on Comprehensive’s home page you’ll find over 70 job listings.  New jobs are listed nearly every day.  There are really great job opportunities for persons with all types of skills and education.  If you are a caring person who thrives on helping others and working in a team environment, we have a place for you.

    I’m often asked why ...

  • 04/02/2015 1:54 pm

    Mental Illnesses Are More Common Than the Big Three (Cancer, Diabetes and Heart Disease)

    Mental health issues are a part of everyone’s lives.  One in five of us in the United States have a diagnosable mental disorder National Institute of Mental Health). That’s 60 million people.  One in 20 of us have a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.  One in ten of our youth have experienced a period of serious depression.  Mental illnesses are more common than the big three of cancer, diabetes and heart disease ...