MindFreedom Lane County First Wednesday Round Table

Info MindFreedom Lane County First Wednesday Round Table Almost every first Wednesday of the month, at 5:30 pm, MindFreedom Lane County holds a public, free meeting with important news, presentation and open moderated discussion. The location is the community Round Table directly outside the MindFreedom office on the second floor of 454 Willamette, Suite 216,…

The “Swiftboating” of a Mental Health Advocate

Info This is a news release issued by MindFreedom Lane County of Oregon, USA.   Tracey Dumas, PhD MindFreedom Lane County News – 24 July 2007 Tracey Dumas, PhD withdraws her application to Lane County Mental Health Advisory Committee (MHAC)   Says false rumor is “last straw.” A prominent leader in the mental health consumer/psychiatric…

LILA

Info LILA Lane Independent Living Alliance is a cross-disability independent living center based in Eugene, Oregon. LILA is working to support empowerment and self-determination and inclusion of people labeled with mental disabilities, including mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. LILA LAMHP You may download an MS Word flyer from LILA about their event:Independence, access, and…

New Network for Mental Health Empowerment in Lane County Launched

Info A new alliance called the “Opal Network” is beginning in Lane County, Oregon to support the voice, empowerment and self-determination of mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors. All agencies involved with mental health, along with all interested mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors, are invited to the initial meeting on Tuesday, 29 May 2007.…

Tell Oregon Governor Now: Change Our Mental Health System!

Info MindFreedom Oregon Human Rights Alert: Strength in numbers! Now is the time for you to ask Oregon’s Governor to change Oregon’s mental health system.   David Romprey, Oregon psychiatric survivor Just go to this easy web page and submit your message to the Governor in your own words: http://www.governor.state.or.us/Gov/contact_us.shtml     Be part of…

We helped STOP HB 3524 and HB 2995: Defend Privacy of Oregonians with Psychiatric Diagnoses!

Info HB 3524, if it had passed the 2007 Oregon legislative session, would have allowed Oregon police to create a database of certain Oregonians with psychiatric labels. HB 2995 would have allowed private mental health care information to be disclosed by health care practitioners without permission. Because of citizens speaking out in testimony and letters…

Oregon News to Change Mental Health System: Bills, Call to Governor

Info News about activities in Oregon for human rights, empowerment and alternatives in the mental health system. MindFreedom Oregon updates and alerts.   Psychiatric survivors testify for SB 363 and SB 364. MindFreedom Oregon is working with a number of other groups throughout Oregon for human rights and alternatives in the mental health system. Some…