Eyes & Ears – January 2012

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

Download and read the January 2012 issue at:

Online Reading Version of Eyes & Ears – with links
Full article version of Eyes & Ears – for printing

New Eyes & Ears email address
Contact the editor at eyes.ears_newsletter@yahoo.com

Included in this issue:
* Interviews with Kristi and Gina of Empowerment Initiatives
* Oregon Health Transformation news
* News on the increases in the Federal mental health services and research budgets
* Alternative mental health program articles including a look at the Open Dialogue program
* DSM-5 news
* Shelter helps Portland’s homeless women
* Extra on the online version with links: Street Root series on autism; Huge HUD budget cuts; Bud Clark Commons update; Lives Restored – managing mental illness; and more
* Coming Events: Rethinking Psychiatry 2012 Winter Film Festival; Introduction to Open Dialogue workshop;  Rethinking Psychiatry meeting; and more

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