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Juliet Follansbee tells audience at MHAP event about trends, changes at Psychiatric Security Review Board

The Lund Report, May 1, 2014 Fewer people than ever before are under the jurisdiction of the Psychiatric Security Review Board, according to executive director Juliet Follansbee who spoke at the annual Mental Health Association of Portland event and gave … Continue reading

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Family of mental health worker killed on patient visit files $2.5 million wrongful death suit

The Oregonian, April 30, 2014 The family of Jennifer Warren, who was killed in May 2012 in St. Helens while delivering medication to a patient, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against multiple corrections offices and health agencies.  Warren, a … Continue reading

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Juliet Follansbee points to progress at PSRB, with more than ever living in community, but others sound cautious note

Street Roots, April 12, 2014 On the desk in Juliet Follansbee’s downtown Portland office is a thick book of Oregon laws. It contains only a few sentences that grant the state agency she operates tremendous power over the lives of … Continue reading

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Jessie Bratcher, Iraq War vet ruled guilty but insane in 2008 murder, is freed from hospital

By Jenny Westberg, Portland Mental Health Examiner, Feb. 9, 2014 An Iraq War veteran, who was found guilty but insane on murder charges due to PTSD, was released Friday from the Oregon State Hospital after the state’s review board determined … Continue reading

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What is the Psychiatric Security Review Board?

Psychiatric Security Review Board Conditional Release and Community Treatment Facilities DOWNLOAD – full format PDF of this text. READ – legal basis for the Psychiatric Security Review Board Background: When someone commits a crime and is found by the Courts … Continue reading

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Who are the “Stakeholders” in Oregon’s Mental Health System?

With the resignation earlier this year of Mary Claire Buckley as director of the Psychiatric Security Review Board (PSRB) after a state investigation found she “regularly belittled, criticized, swore and screamed at employees, to the point that one woman confessed … Continue reading

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Clackamas deputy meets with man who shot him

From The Oregonian, September 18, 2013 The last time Nick Teixeira saw Damon Coates, he shot Coates in the face. When they met on Wednesday, Teixeira handed Coates a religious medallion and asked for forgiveness. It was a rare, if … Continue reading

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Mary Claire Buckley, while head of PSRB, was a bully who screamed and swore at staffers, according to interview transcripts

By Hannah Hoffman, Statesman Journal, July 25, 2013 Mary Claire Buckley, former director of the Psychiatric Security Review Board, regularly belittled, criticized, swore and screamed at employees, to the point that one woman confessed to crying for 45 minutes after … Continue reading

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