City of Eugene Police and Mental Health

The City of Eugene, like many cities, is re-examining the role of police in responding to individuals who are considered to be in a mental health crisis. Depending on whether or not principles of empowerment and self-determination and humane alternatives are included, such re-examinations could be beneficial or harmful.  Mental Health Crisis Response Committee Testimony…

City of Eugene Passes Resolution for Choice in Mental Health

Info Other cities are encouraged to follow the lead of the City Council of the City of Eugene. On 26 October 2009 they unanimously passed a resolution on affirming the city’s commitment to human rights, self-determination and choice in mental health care. The resolution No. 4989 says “special emphasis should be placed on providing diverse…

City of Eugene Passes Resolution for Choice in Mental Health

Info Other cities are encouraged to follow the lead of the City Council of the City of Eugene. On 26 October 2009 they unanimously passed a resolution on affirming the city’s commitment to human rights, self-determination and choice in mental health care. The resolution No. 4989 says “special emphasis should be placed on providing diverse…