Forum Held About Proposed Junction City State Psychiatric Institution

Info Document Actions Print this Lynne Salvi, a psychiatric survivor activist, analyzes a recent 30 August 2011 public forum about the proposed large state psychiatric institution in Junction City, Oregon. The forum was sponsored by NAMI, and their representatives passionately opposed building the new institution. Forum Held About Proposed Junction City State Psychiatric Institution Date…

Information about the Rethink Psychiatry Event in Portland Oregon

Info Information about the Rethink Psychiatry Event in Portland Oregon On 13 and 14 May 2011, a gathering was held in Portland, Oregon called “Rethinking Psychiatry” featuring author/journalist Robert Whitaker and 40 workshops calling for deep change in the mental health system.   Panelists (left) from Rethink Psychiatry Opening On Friday, 13 May 2011, a…

In response to a tragedy: Shooting of Police Officer Chris Kilcullen and Mental Health

Info On 22 April 2011, City of Eugene police officer Chris Kilcullen was shot and killed by an individual who has confessed. The media identified the shooter as an individual with a long mental health history. “Officer Chris” as he liked to be called was a leader in including people diagnosed with mental health disabilities…

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…

Another Suspicious Death Inside Oregon State Hospital

Info Document Actions Print this According to the below MindFreedom Oregon Exclusive Report, another psychiatric patient died inside Oregon State Hospital in Salem, Oregon under suspicious circumstances on Saturday, 17 October 2009. Another Suspicious Death Inside Oregon State Hospital Date Published: Oct 20, 2009 12:00 AM Author: Exclusive Report to MindFreedom Oregon Source: Anonymous reports…