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Many Vista Bridge neighbors continue to oppose barriers

By Melissa Binder and Andrew Theen, The Oregonian, Oct. 31, 2013 Neighbors who oppose the fences lining Vista Bridge had one thing to say to city officials Thursday: we told you so. The city installed 9-foot-high suicide-prevention fences on both … Continue reading

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Suicide: A personal account from Klamath Falls to Vista Bridge

From the Klamath Herald, August 25, 2013 This is the final article in a series by the Klamath Health on suicide and suicide prevention in the basin. Obituary for Scott Himelwright, DOD July 16, 2013 Scott Himelwright’s Celebration of Life … Continue reading

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Steve Duin: Vista Bridge volunteers reel as deadly decisions unfold

By Steve Duin, The Oregonian, August 12, 2013 Susan Cech‘s phone rang at 6:26 a.m., and “Vista Bridge” was all that needed to be said. When she reached the bridge 10 minutes later, an SUV and a Portland police patrol … Continue reading

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Barriers go up on Vista Bridge

MHAP does not endorse the barriers, a cosmetic non-remedy which sidesteps, at great expense, the real problems and needs of people in suicidal crisis.  If it surprises you we’re not on board — being a mental health organization and all … Continue reading

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