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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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PSRB executive director Mary Claire Buckley resigns

By Yuxing Zheng, The Oregonian, June 18, 2013 The executive director of the Psychiatric Security Review Board has resigned. Mary Claire Buckley‘s resignation is effective as of Aug. 15, board chairwoman Kate Lieber said at the board’s meeting Tuesday evening. … Continue reading

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Program restores gun rights to some Oregonians with a mental health history

By Noelle Crombie, The Oregonian, June 11, 2013 In 2009, lawmakers crafted a way to help the estimated 29,000 people whose mental health histories disqualify them under federal law from buying firearms in Oregon: a formal mechanism to ask for … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Security Review Board director Mary Buckley to officially resign

From the Salem Statesman Journal, May 28, 2013 Mary Claire Buckley, the executive director of the state Psychiatric Security Review Board, has submitted her resignation from the post she has held for more than 20 years. The PSRB is scheduled … Continue reading

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Buckley’s administrative leave from PSRB due to investigation of board management

By Yuxing Zheng, The Oregonian, May 14, 2013 The executive director of the Psychiatric Security Review Board is on paid administrative leave amid an investigation of board management, state officials said Monday. Department of Administrative Services officials launched a review … Continue reading

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PSRB executive director Buckley placed on administrative leave

By Hannah Hoffman, Statesman Journal, May 13, 2013 Mary Claire Buckley, the executive director of the state Psychiatric Security Review Board, has been placed on paid administrative leave, according to the Department of Administrative Services. Spokeswoman Amy Velez said the … Continue reading

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5 former OSH patients will soon be living outside hospital, as ColumbiaCare opens Bell Cove

By Jane Stebbins, Curry Coastal Pilot, March 29, 2013 ColumbiaCare hosted a housewarming party Monday afternoon, inviting all its neighbors to check out its new digs on Cove Road in Brookings Monday. The five-bedroom house blends in with its neighbors … Continue reading

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MI bank robber gets his wish: long prison sentence over PSRB

From the Eugene Register-Guard, October 30, 2012 A 48-year-old man with a long history of mental illness was sentenced Monday to more than 12½ years in federal prison — as he had requested — for robbing a Eugene bank hours … Continue reading

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