Tag Archives: Psychiatric Security Review Board

Springfield community in NIMBY-fueled dither over former state hospital inmates living nearby

The Register-Guard, April 21, 2015 Last month, Kim Gutierrez, a mother of three girls, moved out of a home she has rented for several years in a neighborhood she loved. “I no longer feel safe here,” Gutierrez said. “I hate … Continue reading

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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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