Eyes & Ears – November 2012

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

Download and read the November 2012 issue at:

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 City Council approves plan to control police use of force
*  U.S. Attorney’s Office and Civil Rights Division Sign Agreement: Moves Forward on State-Wide Community Mental Health Reform
*  Kaiser Becomes First Health Insurer to Cover Autism Treatment; and other Oregon health care reforms
*  What Are We Recovering From? Making a Case for Recovery
*  Agencies in Multnomah County plan to ramp-up services for homeless as winter approaches
*  Kirk Reeves, an icon among local street performers, told friends before his death that he was suicidal
*  Lecture series becomes new format at Rethinking Psychiatry meetings
*  Coming Events: 2012 Thanksgiving Hot Meal Sites; Benefit concert for Potluck in the Park; Portland Hearing Voices Talent Fair

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