Eyes & Ears – April 2012

Here’s the April 2012 edition of Eyes & Ears, a mental health consumer run newsletter for consumers, their friends & family and mental health professionals.

Download and read the April 2012 issue at:
Online Reading Version of Eyes & Ears – with links
Full article version of Eyes & Ears – for printing
Contact the editor at eyes.ears_newsletter@yahoo.com

Included in this issue:

* Portland Hearing Voices brings mental diversity to POSH
* State, Feds Reach Accord on Mental-Health Plans
* The Living Room: A Place to Belong
* Wellness Center Uses Creativity To Help Persons with Mental Illness
* Therapy in Blue – Portland Police Look to Create a Specialized Mental Health Unit
* Empowerment Initiatives Provides Peer Specialists for Innovative New Centerstone Clinic
* Extra on the online version with links: Oregon Study: Medical Journals Paint a Too-Rosy Picture of New Antipsychotic Drugs; Portland Mayor says he will not reinstate officer who shot Aaron Campbell; Dialogical Recovery of Life; Oregon Health Plan news; and more
* Coming Events: Robert Whitaker presentation Tues, April 17th, Money Basics Thur, April 19th, Rethinking Psychiatry’s 2nd Annual Symposium,  NAMI Walk coming in May; Downtown Compassion health clinic coming in June; Alternatives Conference coming to Portland  and more

Besides other news there are a variety of listings of meetings, services, support groups, job opportunities and more.