Latest Updates from Heart to Heart

First LEAD Site in Eastern Washington Comes to Walla Walla

We are excited to announce that Blue Mountain Heart to Heart and Comprehensive Mental Health have been awarded the first Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program east of the Cascades. LEAD uses a harm reduction model of care and an individualized case management strategy to support individuals with drug addiction who are not well servedContinue reading “First LEAD Site in Eastern Washington Comes to Walla Walla”

Low-Barrier Medication Assisted Treatment Expands to Tri-Cities

Opening a new office in the middle of a pandemic isn’t easy, but it was our goal. Blue Mountain Heart to Heart expanded its low-barrier buprenorphine clinic in April on the south side of Kennewick. Clients wanting to start recovery are served by a nurse case manager, a care navigator who can help with socialContinue reading “Low-Barrier Medication Assisted Treatment Expands to Tri-Cities”

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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