News Articles on Unity Center for Behavioral Health

Name of Facility: Unity Center for Behavioral Health

Location: Portland, OR, USA

News articles:

OrgeonLive/The Oregonian, “Serious safety problems plague Portland’s premier mental health center, state investigation shows,” August 2018: “State investigators have placed Portland’s premier psychiatric crisis center on notice that it could lose its federal certification as early as next month unless it fixes widespread safety problems that allowed patient harm in repeated cases, including attempted suicide and at least one death from alleged medical neglect. The Oregon Health Authority released a 105-page list of issues at Unity after The Oregonian/OregonLive filed a public records request.”

Brookside at Kaiser Sunnyside Hospital

Name of Hospital: Brookside (at Kaiser Sunnyside Hospital)

City, State/Province, Country: Portland, OR, USA

Number of Stars: 5

Comment: Residential mental health treatment program. Most rooms are private, the staff spends time with the clients, nurses are kind and responsive, most staff are friendly and kind, there are groups and activities in addition to therapy, medication management, and other forms of treatment.

Type of program (i.e. day program, inpatient): Residential

Any other identities/marginalizations (i.e. race/gender/sexuality) that could have influenced your stay?: LGBT