Since 2016, the number of people served by the Multnomah County Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services Division rose by 14%.
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Despite high ratings from patients, call center greeting, language barriers frustrate access, report says.
Several primary care health clinics run by Multnomah County suffer from incessant turnover of medical staff tasked with intensive workloads set by management, the county auditor’s office concluded.
A major Multnomah County clinic is a revolving door for doctors, nurses and physician assistants, and employees say management isn’t responding to their concerns, county auditors have found.
County audit reveals mental health cover-up in budget request for funds to house the severely mentally ill.
The county's mental health funding isn't reaching half of the people who qualify, according to the report.
Multnomah County has failed hundreds of patients who suffer from severe mental illness like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder by not providing them with taxpayer-funded services.
Multnomah County's ability to help people with mental illness is limited at faces imminent risks, according to a new audit.
Multnomah County audit revealed that many people who need mental health services aren’t being enrolled in the proper programs.
Audit reviews how Multnomah County handles mental health services.
County not connecting needy people with treatment programs they are eligible for, according to report.
Caught between stagnant funding, an insurance maze and an affordable housing crisis, Multnomah County is struggling to deliver its mental health services to the people that need it the most.