MESD Teacher Case Manager is a Featured "Keep Oregon Well" Mental Health Hero
From Trillium Family Services:
Benjamin White is a Multnomah ESD Teacher Case Manager who runs a hospital school program on the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Unit at the Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Portland. With 20 years of experience working with diverse teen groups, Benjamin designed a culturally relevant program that partners with hospitalized teens in psychiatric crisis and collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to support their transition back to school.
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Mental Health Awareness Month happens each year in May. Now in its third year, to mark the occasion, Trillium has again launched the Keep Oregon Well Mental Health Heroes Awards – a multi-media celebration of the people, nonprofits, community groups and business leaders who have helped pave the way for Mental and Behavioral healthcare to thrive in Oregon and the Pacific NW.