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December 2023 - Wow! We accomplished so much during 2023 and have charted our path for 2024. Read all about it in this issue!

October 2023 - We share the dirt on when construction is expected to start at both locations and CATT Champion Carolyn proudly shares her recovery journey.

August 2023 - This edition features a reminder about the open house on September 13, news about the big money coming our way, and how opioid settlement funds are being put to good use. Additionally, one of our selected providers explains how they prioritize bringing culturally specific services to the community. Lastly, CATT Champion Ivy tells us about the professional and personal impact that problem substance use has had in her life.

SPECIAL EDITION AUGUST 1, 2023: The rescheduled date for the CATT open house is announced.

June 2023 - UPDATE JULY 26, 2023: The open house is delayed and will not occur on August 22. The new date will be selected soon. Our big news is that we've selected the construction firm that will manage the remodel and new build for the CATT! Our pre-construction open house is a "go" for August 22. Plus, you don't want to miss reading CATT Champion Ron's journey from addiction to recovery, in his own words.

April 2023 - In this issue we highlight the cool collaboration between local public safety agencies and CATT leaders to form common goals. We also discuss ongoing community outreach efforts, praise two committees that have completed their missions, talk about residential treatment and feature CATT Champion Carlos.

February 2023 - We continue to share updates about the CATT project, welcome Solutions Group NW as our outpatient provider, highlight the work by County Facilities staff, and feature another CATT Champion's recovery journey.

December 2022 - CATT Champion Johanna shares her recovery story in this issue and we reveal our big plans for 2023.

Press releases and media coverage

November 17, 2023 - The Oregonian/OregonLive "Washington County succeeded where Portland failed: Its addictions triage center is scheduled to open in 2025" (may require a subscription to view)

September 14, 2023 - Hillsboro News-Times"Inpatient addiction treatment services planned for former county 911 facility" (may require a subscription to view)

March 15, 2023 - Beaverton Valley Times "Plans emerge for new substance abuse treatment sites in Beaverton, Hillsboro" (may require a subscription to view)

July 19, 2022 - Beaverton Valley Times "Washington County secures Beaverton site for addiction center" (may require a subscription to view)

July 19, 2022 - Press Release "Washington County selects provider, architect for future addictions treatment center"

June 21, 2022 - The Lund Report "CODA to operate one-stop substance use recovery center in Washington County" (may require a subscription to view)

December 23, 2021 - Forest Grove News Times "Forest Grove joins opioid settlement" (may require a subscription to view)

July 26, 2021 - The Lund Report "Washington County greenlights one-stop recovery center for substance use" (may require a subscription to view)

July 22, 2021 - Beaverton Valley Times "Washington County OKs new addiction treatment center" (may require a subscription to view)

July 20, 2021 - Press Release The Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted the Center for Addictions Triage and Treatment (CATT) Feasibility Study and directed staff to move forward with the project.

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