Eyes & Ears – July 2011

Here’s the July 2011 edition of Eyes & Ears, a mental health consumer run newsletter for consumers, their friends & family and mental health professionals.

Download and read the July 2011 issue at:

Online Reading Version of Eyes & Ears – with links
Full article version of Eyes & Ears – for printing

Contact the editor at eyes.ears@cascadiabhc.org

Included in this issue:
* New Tri-County Metro-Area Consumer/Survivor Council Holds First Meeting on July 28
* Gina Nikkel to head Foundation for Excellence in Mental Healthcare
* Kitzhaber Signs Overhaul of Oregon Health Plan bill
* Governor Calls for Nominations: Help Shape the Future of Healthcare in Oregon
* Robert Whitaker and Thoughts on Psychiatric Medication
* Cascadia Hires Meghan Caughey As Its New Senior Director of Peer & Wellness Services
* Psychiatric Security Review Board Reform Bills pass
* Extra on the online version with links: Webinar on opening up a bank account; new crisis center opens; How to Live Successfully When You Hear Voices; and more
* Coming August Events: Rethinking Psychiatry general meeting;  Annual NAMI potluck picnic, and more

Besides other news there are a variety of listings of meetings, services, support groups, job opportunities and more.

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