Latest Updates from Heart to Heart

Buprenorphine Waiver Training Set for April 17, 2021

We are proud to support another DEA Waiver training for MAT/OBOT to prescribe Suboxone/buprenorphine, taught by Dr. Eric Olson from AAAP. This training is required for MDs, DOs, ARNPs, and PAs to receive their “X” waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with opioid use disorder. For more information, please see the event page:

by Everett Maroon March 26, 2021

Board of Directors Approves New Strategic Plan

In December 2020, the Board of Directors approved a new strategic plan to expand on the work of BMHTH over the last six years and further our programming over the next 1-5 years. You can read the whole strategic plan soon on this site. Highlights include:

  • Diversifying Board membership, instituting a new recruitment strategy, and increasing geographic representation
  • Aligning our service strategy more to regional service gaps
  • Creating a new Center for Rural Responses to Substance Use
  • Growing our capacity by hiring a development director and opening our first capital campaign

by Everett Maroon February 5, 2021

Vaccination Program Begins in Walla Walla

The Syringe Services Program (SSP) at 1520 Kelly Place will begin offering tetanus, shingles, and hepatitis A vaccinations for program participants on Monday, September 28, 2020. This SSP site will also conduct COVID-19 testing for clients who are concerned about having contracted the virus, or who have symptoms and request a test. The vaccine and testing program are possible using supplies from the Walla Walla County Department of Community Health. We are grateful for their partnership. For more details, see the Union-Bulletin article on this critical new program.

by Everett Maroon September 27, 2020

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