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Recall effort seeks to oust Floyd Prozanski for sponsoring background-check law

“Prozanski said the new law will help prevent gun violence. Recall supporters say it’s an infringement of law-abiding citizens’ right to bear arms.” It also targets persons with mental illness, who – despite what you may infer from articles like … Continue reading

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Douglas County soon will have a mental health court

The Lund Report, August 4, 2014 Beginning this month, Douglas County will join at least 12 other Oregon counties and two cities in establishing a mental health court to divert the mentally ill away from jail and into needed healthcare … Continue reading

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Douglas County Quits Mental Health Services

From the Lund Report, May 20, 2014 Douglas County is getting out of the business of providing mental healthcare — joining the majority of Oregon counties where private nonprofits are in charge. But the county is going one step further … Continue reading

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Douglas County gives up mental health programs

From AP.com, March 27, 2014 Two mental health programs in Douglas County are being turned over to an alliance of health care providers established by the state. The Roseburg News-Review reports (http://is.gd/dfVZS6 ) the two programs employ more than 100 … Continue reading

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