Work Group to Decriminalize Mental Illness

The Work Group to Decriminalize Mental Illness usually meets monthly to discuss state legislative work. The work group is open to the public, and chaired by Judge Patrick Wolke and St. Senator Floyd Prozanski. To get updates contact Channa Newell – Channa.Newell@oregonlegislature.gov


Documents distributed June 10

Oregon Jails during COVID-19 – A Look Inside 29 County Jails, May 1, 2020

Legislative Concept to Continue the Reduction in Jail Populations to Prevent Harms Caused by Unnecessary Incarceration, May 1 2020

White Paper on Civil Commitment and Assisted Outpatient Treatment, authored by Judge Wolke for Oregon governor Kate Brown’s Behavioral Health Advisory Council, May 1, 2020

Work Group to Decriminalize Mental Illness Draft Agenda, June 12, 2020

Oregon State Hospital’s Response to COVID-19 presented to the Senate Interim Committee on Judiciary, June 3, 2020 – Dolly Matteucci, Superintendent