Eyes & Ears – April 2013

Here’s the April 2013 edition of Eyes & Ears, a mental health consumer run newsletter for consumers, their friends & family and mental health professionals.

Download and read the April 2013 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:

*  Senate Bill 823 Outlines Courtney’s Vision for Mental Health
*  Portland police select about 50 officers to get special crisis intervention training
*  Tomei Puts Weight Behind Community Mental Health Housing
*  The Changing Face of NAMI
*  Once a ‘Cuckoo’s Nest,’ Now a Museum
*  The American Lie; Public Radio Errs on Disability
*  Extra on the online version with links: DOJ Settlement Aims to Improve Mental Health Treatment; We Are the Safety Net coalition fights to maintain city funding through tough budget; The limits of lithium, and the hunt for a better alternative; and a lot more
*  Coming events: Music & Art for the Mind – A gala benefit for NorthStar; 2013 NAMIWalk Northwest; Care Connection 2013; 20th Annual Career Connections Job Fair

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