The Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference brings together dozens of expert speakers with legal, clinical, and lived experience to discuss the confluence of law and mental illness. The Conference is designed for attorneys and law enforcement, public and private clinicians; healthcare administrators; students of the law, social work, psychology and psychiatry; policy designers and elected officials; and companies and individuals involved with the care and welfare of people with mental illness.
A new interdisciplinary gathering of property owners and housing developers, lawmakers and public administrators, public health, law enforcement and community leaders, tenants and neighbors to discuss the ongoing Oregon housing crisis. The goal of the conference is to educate the community and increase opportunities for low income housing in Oregon, with a special interest in housing for people in recovery from mental illness and addiction.
Organizations and individuals who represent the interests of people with mental illness and have long participated in efforts to reduce police use of force used against people with mental illness joined together as a friend of the court in US DOJ v. City of Portland.
An emerging bi-national group with the purpose of researching, assessing, and identifying best practice models of mobile response services that support or are alternatives to traditional 911 emergency response services. Additionally, the association seeks to promote networking and cooperation among providers, jurisdictions and allied stakeholders.