Tag Archives: Unity Center for Behavioral Health

Cops Insist On Bringing Guns into Portland’s New Mental Health Hospital

Portland Mercury, May 24, 2017 Some See That As Cause for Concern in a City That’s Seen Past Tragedy On a walljust past two locked doors at Portland’s new facility for people in acute mental health crisis, a small silver … Continue reading

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Crisis Averted?

Portland Mercury, May 10, 2017 A Brand New Mental Health Center Aims to Revolutionize Care in Portland. It Faces Dizzying Challenges. Wanda knows she’s being poisoned. The nurses come to her room and tell her to breathe from a tube, … Continue reading

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Emergency Rooms Become the Place of Last Resort for the Mentally Ill

From The Lund Report, May 27, 2016 Once the Unity Center opens later this year, people in crisis will have a calmer, more patient-focused option for care – possibly starting with a ride in an ambulance rather than a police … Continue reading

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Public Psychiatrists Needed

The Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has an outstanding opportunity for a Board Eligible or Board Certified psychiatrist. OHSU’s Department of Psychiatry, in partnership with other major Oregon health systems, is opening a new 100+ … Continue reading

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