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Peninsula Behavioral Health $2M grant to fund six positions

Peninsula Daily News – May 11, 2020

Peninsula Behavioral Health has received $2 million in federal funding to help treat severe mental and behavioral illness in Clallam County, U.S. Sen Maria Cantwell announced.

The grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will allow PBH to add up to six clinical and non-clinical positions, officials said.

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Horizon Center building moved through Port Angeles streets

Peninsula Daily News – May 10, 2019

It was a spectacle as the Peninsula Behavioral Health’s Horizon Center made a four-hour-long journey from Fifth Street to its new home on Eighth Street in Port Angeles on Thursday.

People lined the street to watch as the building — which is as wide as the road it traveled on — turned tight corners and passed under power lines.

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‘I made a mistake:’ Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor speaks to Peninsula crowds

Peninsula Daily News – May 13, 2018

The whirlwind appearance of suicide-attempt survivor and author Kevin Hines drew hundreds to venues in Port Angeles and Blyn who were implored to reach out to those in anguish or themselves seek help.

Participants learned of plans for a new children’s behavioral health center and the origin of a key $100,000 donation toward construction of $770,000 suicide barriers on the Eighth Street bridges later this year.

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Peninsula Behavioral Health director to retire after decade of growth

Peninsula Daily News – August 23, 2016

Peter Casey is ending his 10-year career as executive director of Peninsula Behavioral Health with a raft of accomplishments that include myriad new programs and a doubling of the agency’s budget.

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Peninsula Community Mental Health Center renames itself Peninsula Behavioral Health

Peninsula Daily News – March 29, 2012

The Peninsula Community Mental Health Center has changed its name to Peninsula Behavioral Health. The new name — and a new logo and tagline, “Helping People Grow and Change” — were announced Thursday at an open house at its main office at 118 E. Eighth St. in Port Angeles.

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Peninsula Behavioral Health to open new youth services center

Peninsula Daily News – August 16, 2019

Peninsula Behavioral Health is ready to show off its new Youth Services Center, which will allow children to have their own space and free up much-needed space in its main building.

“What’s happening now is kids are mixed in also with adults and it’s hard for them,” said Children and Family Services Supervisor Carla Grace.

“Having their own space is a really big factor so they don’t feel intimidated.

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Peninsula Behavioral Health to expand into children’s center in Port Angeles

Peninsula Daily News – September 28, 2018

Construction has started on Peninsula Behavioral Health’s new Children’s Behavioral Health Center.

The facility will be in the mostly-vacant building on its main campus and is expected to create a safer environment for youth while freeing up space in its primary building.

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New respite center to offer help for mental health crises

Peninsula Daily News – December 19, 2014

When turmoil roils a person’s mind, there’ll soon be a new safe harbor from the storm. Peninsula Behavioral Health plans to open a respite center next to its headquarters at 118 E. Eighth St. next week, a six-bed facility that mental health advocates have sought for decades.

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Port Angeles behavioral staff, clients’ art on display tonight

Peninsula Daily News – September 19, 2014

A special art show by Peninsula Behavioral Health will open with an artists’ reception from 5 to 7 tonight.

“It’s going to be an amazing opportunity for the community to see some hidden talent,” said Rebekah Miller, development coordinator for Peninsula Behavioral Health.

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