Here are the four enduring projects of the Mental Health Association of Portland.
December 1 & 2, 2020 – on Homelessness and COVID
The 2020 conference is CLOSED. All CEU certifications will be distributed by January 2, 2021.
The 2021 conference will be on Recovery Housing.
The Public Housing Conference is an interdisciplinary and intersectional gathering of property owners and housing developers, lawmakers and public administrators, public health clinicians, law enforcement and community leaders, tenants and neighbors to discuss the ongoing housing crisis. The goal of the conference is to educate the community and increase opportunities for public housing, with a special interest in housing for people in recovery from mental illness and addiction.
The next Law & Mental Health Conference will be in July 2021 on Reducing the Impact of Alcohol on State and Local Governments
The Law & Mental Health Conference brings together expert speakers with legal, clinical, and lived experience to discuss the conflict between law and mental illness.
Subject for 2021: Reducing the Impact of Alcohol on State and Local Governments
Expert Sessions on
- Taxation – Federal and State
- Industry Marketing
- Recent Legislation
- Education & Prevention
- Treatment and Recovery
Organizations and individuals who represent the interests of people with mental illness and have long participated in efforts to reduce police use of force used against people with mental illness joined together as a friend of the court in US DOJ v. City of Portland.
Organizational members of the Alliance include Portland Interfaith Clergy Resistance, Disability Rights Oregon, the Mental Health Association of Portland, and the Oregon Justice Resource Center.
Supporters of the Mental Health Alliance meet regularly to hear from invited guests, discuss the organization’s advocacy and legal agenda, and prepare testimony for city, county, state, and Federal venues. To attend a meeting, send a message to email@example.com.
Washington Recovery Services provides solutions to homelessness in Washington State.
The organization works closely with Oxford House and is actively seeking to purchase and convert private homes for people leaving homeless and gaining self-sufficiency through mutual support, employment, and recovery from alcoholism, addiction, and mental illness.