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Cops Insist On Bringing Guns into Portland’s New Mental Health Hospital

Portland Mercury, May 24, 2017 Some See That As Cause for Concern in a City That’s Seen Past Tragedy On a walljust past two locked doors at Portland’s new facility for people in acute mental health crisis, a small silver … Continue reading

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Crisis Averted?

Portland Mercury, May 10, 2017 A Brand New Mental Health Center Aims to Revolutionize Care in Portland. It Faces Dizzying Challenges. Wanda knows she’s being poisoned. The nurses come to her room and tell her to breathe from a tube, … Continue reading

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Severely mentally ill inmates spend too much time in their cells, says new report

Oregonian, May 5, 2017 Male inmates with the most severe mental illnesses are allowed out of their cells for only a few hours on average each week despite a pledge last year by the Oregon Department of Corrections to increase … Continue reading

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Public Hearings about Portland Police Reform – upcoming dates

Citizens concerned about the fate of police reform in Portland will have the chance to offer input at five upcoming forums – four hosted by the Independent Police Review, and one hosted by the Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Peace … Continue reading

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