Eyes & Ears – January 2013

Here’s the January 2013 edition of Eyes & Ears, a mental health consumer run newsletter


for consumers, their friends & family and mental health professionals.

Download and read the January 2013 issue at:
Online Reading Version of Eyes & Ears – with links

Full article version of Eyes & Ears – for printing

Contact the editor at: eyes.ears_newsletter@yahoo.com

Included in this issue:

*  Federal court judge wants public input on the negotiated Portland-federal justice agreement on police reforms
*  Oregon Health Authority Joins Portland Police on DOJ Watchlist
*  Recovery-Oriented Research Funded by Mental Healthcare Foundation
*  Federal Benefit Paper Checks to Stop in 2013, Sign Up for Direct Deposit
*  David W. Oaks’ Message To the World: “Cracking the Nut of Normality”
*  How 7 Historic Figures Overcame Depression
*  Extra on the online version with links: Rejection, bullying are risk factors among shooters; Medicaid Expansion Offers Richer Benefits to 200,000 Oregonians; CNN’s Dr. Gupta on Trauma, SSRIs, Suicides & School Shooting; and more
*  Coming events: Open Dialogue workshop and free film showing; Alien Boy premiers at Film Festival;
Rethinking Psychiatry talk on the benefits of acupuncture for treating trauma and PTSD

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