Upcoming Events

Medicaid Advisory Committee Public Meeting – Wednesday, April 22, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Oregon State Library, Room 103
250 Winter St. NE, Salem

Dr. David Pollack from Oregon Health & Science University will give a presentation on best practices, considerations, and recommendations for physical and behavioral health integration. The Committee will also hear testimony from a panel of behavioral health consumer advocates on the accessibility of physical health care. The meeting will conclude with a legislative update.

Please submit written testimony electronically to Nicole Merrithew at Nicole.Merrithew@state.or.us.

Please visit the Committee’s website at www.oregon.gov/OHPPR/MAC/MACwelcomepage.shtml for minutes, reports and updates.


Mental Health Caucus – Thursday, April 23rd

State Capitol, Hearing Room 343, Salem. Teleconference number: 503-378-3313

Rep. Ron Maurer, Chair 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


A Benefit Concert for David’s Harp featuring 12th Avenue Hot Club – Saturday, April 25, 2009, 7-9 p.m.

St. David of Wales Episcopal Church – 2800 SE Harrison St., Portland, Oregon

Suggested Donation $20. Donations are tax deductible

For information contact: David’s Harp 11261 NE Knott, Portland, OR, 503-253-8883 or Thomas Price at 503-816-6281 or email Thomas@price-price.com

The 12th Avenue Hot Club quintet plays a blend of ‘30s and ‘40s jazz known as Vintage Acoustic Swing: old classics and dusty jump tunes from the swing era made famous by Duke Ellington, Django Reinhardt and others.

David’s Harp is a program offering opportunities for independence and an improved quality of life for adults with mental illness celebrating its 30th year.