Behavioral Health ECHO Program

4th Thursday every month @ 12-1pm PST

The Behavioral Health ECHO Program is designed to support I/T/U providers in integrating behavioral health best practices into their care. ECHO sessions are open to all clinicians and staff involved in direct patient care. Pre-registration is recommended. Register >

Behavioral health clinicians, chemical dependency counselors, social workers, peer mentors, harm reduction specialists, community health representatives, psychologists, health educators, prevention specialists, and others are welcome.

To Join
Simply click on this Zoom link 5 minutes before the session begins (or at any time during the session): Zoom link >

Program Faculty and Staff
The Behavioral Health ECHO Program is run by staff from Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. Our faculty are experts in behavioral health, addiction medicine, and peer recovery. Faculty include: Danica Love Brown, O’Nesha Cochran-Dumas, Birdie Wermy, and Ben Smith.

Continuing Education Offered
We offer continuing education to physicians, psychologists, social workers, and other healthcare providers. Learn more >
To obtain credits, complete this brief form following each session. Sign in >

Technical Assistance & Capacity Building
Indian Country ECHO offers a free, confidential service designed to help IHS, tribal, and urban (I/T/U) providers and administrators optimize clinic policies, enhance care delivery, and build capacity to prevent and treat complex medical conditions. Learn more >

Program Contact
For additional information about the Behavioral Health ECHO Program, please contact Birdie Wermy, Behavioral Health ECHO Program Manager, at

The Behavioral Health ECHO Program is generously funded in part by SAMHSA grant #1H79 TI083343-01, AAAP grant #SOR-CARE-32, and the Opioid Response Network.