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National Alliance on Mental Illness
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NAMI Oregon in the News


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NAMI and the Legislature
Rally for Mental Health Day in Salem – KEZI 9 News Salem – 2-23-11
Building a better mental health system – Oregonian – 2-23-11

Oregon Mental Health News

General Interest
Portland woman's struggle with son shows difficulty of getting long-term care for mentally ill – Oregonian – 3-19-11
The hidden tyranny: Children diagnosed and drugged for profit – Natural News.com – 3-4-11
Senate passes cultural competency bill – Lund Report – 4-25-11
Preventing More Suicides in Central Oregon – KTVZ.com – 4-26-11

Criminal Justice System
Portland Chief Mike Reese vows to search for ways to reduce police use of deadly force – Oregonian – 1-4-11
Police: Database to ease clashes – Statesman Journal  – 1-24-11
New tool to help police recognize mentally ill subjects – KVAL 13 Eugene – 1-26-11
What do we do with John Thiry? – Mail Tribune – 1-30-11

Oregon State Hospital
Report: Smaller Oregon mental health facility better – CNBC – 1-19-11
Lawsuit alleges wrongful death at state hospital – Statesman Journal – 2-9-11
The high price of Oregon's insanity plea – Oregonian – 2-12-11
Oregon explores alternatives to expensive care inside the state mental hospital – Oregonian – 2-12-11
Assessing the need for state hospital beds – Oregonian – 2-17-11
Hospital: Budget and opponents throw up obstacles – Register Guard – 3-20-11
Oregon Legislature considers ways to pare down state mental hospital bills – Oregonian – 4-18-11
Bill might prompt earlier releases at Oregon State Hospital – Statesman Journal – 4-24-2011
Drastic Changes Needed at Oregon State Hospital – Lund Report – 5-17-11
Modernizing our state hospital services and the PSRB system is overdue – OregonLive.com – 5-13-2011

Mental Health Services Budget
Bipartisan Mental Health Caucus to Focus on Budget Cuts – Lund Report – 1-26-11
Mental health advocates decry state budget cuts – Healthwatch – 3-9-11

Mental Health System Reform
Oregon's Healthcare System Prepares for Big Changes – Lund Report – 12-15-10
Mental Health Leaders to Discuss Use of Psychiatric Medication – Lund Report – 1-19-11
Transformation Team Tackles Health System Redesign – Lund Report – 2-3-11
Central Oregon project targets ER visits – Lund Report – 3-9-11
Transformation Team Concludes Work – Lund Report – 3-24-11
Community health and consumer advocates oppose exchange bill – Lund Report – 3-29-11
City Club report critical of County's mental health system – Lund Report – 3-31-11
City Club report says County’s ‘fractured’ mental health system needs help – Portland Tribune – 3-31-11
City Club Looks at Future of Mental Healthcare – Lund Report - 5-27-11
Counties Concerned about Transformation’s Impact – Lund Report – 5-11-11

Related Files

Portland Chief Mike Reese vows to search for ways to reduce police use of deadly force – The Oregonian – 1-4-11 (PDF File)
Police: Database to ease clashes – Statesman Journal – 1-24-11 (PDF File)
New tool to help police recognize mentally ill subjects – KVAL 13 Eugene – 1-26-11 (PDF File)
What do we do with John Thiry? – Mail Tribune – 1-30-11 (PDF File)
Report: Smaller Ore. mental health facility better – CNBC – 1-19-11 (PDF File)
The high price of Oregons insanity plea – The Oregonian 2-12-11 (PDF File)
Oregon explores alternatives to expensive care inside the state mental hospital – The Oregonian 2-12-11 (PDF File)
Bipartisan Mental Health Caucus to Focus on Budget Cuts – Lund Report – 1-26-11 (PDF File)
Oregons Healthcare System Prepares for Big Changes – Lund Report 12-15-10 (PDF File)
Mental Health Leaders to Discuss Use of Psychiatric Medication – Lund Report 1-19-11 (PDF File)
Transformation Team Tackles Health System Redesign – Lund Report 2-3-11 (PDF File)
Building a better mental health system – The Oregonian – 2-23-11 (PDF File)
Rally for Mental Health Day in Salem – KEZI 9 News Salem – 2-23-11 (PDF File)
Lawsuit alleges wrongful death at state hospital – Statesman Journal – 2-9-11 (PDF File)
Assessing the need for state hospital beds – The Oregonian – 2-17-11 (PDF File)
Hospital: Budget and opponents throw up obstacles – Register Guard – 3-20-11 (PDF File)
Mental health advocates decry state budget cuts – Healthwatch – 3-9-11 (PDF File)
Portland womans struggle with son shows difficulty of getting long-term care for mentally ill – Oregonian – 3-19-11 (PDF File)
The hidden tyranny: Children diagnosed and drugged for profit – Natural News.com – 3-4-11 (PDF File)
Transformation Team Concludes Work – Lund Report – 3-24-11 (PDF File)
Bill might prompt earlier releases at Oregon State Hospital – Statesman Journal – 4-24-2011 (PDF File)
Central Oregon Project Targets ER Visits – Lund Report – 3-9-11 (PDF File)
City Club Report Critical of Countys Mental Health System – Lund Report 3-31-11 (PDF File)
City Club report says county’s ‘fractured’ mental health system needs help – Portland Tribune – 3-31-11 (PDF File)
Community Health and Consumer Advocates Oppose Exchange Bill – Lund Report – 3-29-11 (PDF File)
Oregon Legislature considers ways to pare down state mental hospital bills – Oregonian – 4-18-11 (PDF File)
Senate Passes Cultural Competency Bill – Lund Report – 4-25-11 (PDF File)
Preventing More Suicides in Central Oregon - KTVZ.com - 4-26-11 (PDF File)
Counties Concerned about Transformation’s Impact - Lund Report – 5-11-11 (PDF File)
Modernizing our state hospital services and the PSRB system is overdue - OregonLive.com - 5-13-2011 (PDF File)
Drastic Changes Needed at Oregon State Hospital - Lund Report - 5-17-11 (PDF File)
City Club Looks at Future of Mental Healthcare - Lund Report - 5-27-11 (PDF File)

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