4 May 2007 Update on Oregon’s SB 363 & 364

Senator Bill Morrisette’s office provides the latest update — as of 5/4/07 — about bills for empowerment and self-determination of Oregon’s mental health consumers and psychaitric survivors. From:  Senator Bill Morrisette – D-District 6 S-309, State Capitol Salem, OR  97301 (503) 986-1706 NEWS RELEASE For immediate release, 5/4/07 Two more Morrisette bills pass Oregon Senate…

Memoriam for Helena King of Cork Ireland

A memoriam from Mary Maddock of MindFreedom Ireland about Helena King: A spirited woman has finally found freedom. For the past six years of her life, Helena King spent most of her time locked away in Carrig Mor secure psychiatric hospital in Cork. She was a spirited, intelligent and loving woman — above all full…

NARPA 2007 Annual Conference

National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy “save the date” announcement for their annual conference, to be held in LA. what Convention when Nov 14, 2007 03:00 AM to Nov 17, 2007 03:00 AM where Los Angeles, California, USA add event to calendar  vCal  iCal SAVE THE DATE! 2007 ANNUAL RIGHTS CONFERENCE November 14-17, 2007 Radisson…

What is MindFreedom Oregon?

A brief description of MindFreedom Oregon MindFreedom Oregon MindFreedom Oregon wins campaigns for human rights, empowerment, alternatives and self-determination in Oregon’s mental health system “in a spirit of mutual cooperation.” Founded in 1986, the majority of MF Oregon members identify themselves as mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors — that is, people who have experienced…

Overcoming child trauma

Date Published: Feb 13, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Bill Bishop Source: The Register-Guard; Eugene, Oregon, USA Even though Hannah Caron needed no proof that a traumatic childhood leads to serious health problems later in life, she got it anyway while studying psychology a few years ago at the University of Oregon. That’s when the Adverse Childhood Experiences…