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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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