Eyes & Ears – March 2011

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

Download and read the March 2011 issue at:

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

Contact the editor at eyes.ears@cascadiabhc.org

Included in this issue:

* Oregon lawmakers get to work on state mental health reforms
* Assessing the need for state hospital beds
* Only scratching the surface on mental health system issues
* Crisis training for all police is not a ‘flaw’
* Squatters in the United States
* Media Guide – Your Language Matters When Writing About Mental Illness
* NorthStar news; job openings in their program and another NAMI program
* Extra on the online version with links: Building a better mental health system; articles on Oregon State Hospital and the Portland police and a story on clinics that help the pets of the homeless. Also a video of From the Inside Out theater group.

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

Read prior issues of Eyes & Ears by clicking here.