All who support the voice of mental health clients in Lane County, Oregon are invited to this quarterly meeting of the Opal Network coalition meeting. The topic this time: Non-Drug Alternatives in Mental Health.

  • Meeting
when Aug 31, 2010
from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM
where Tykeson Room, Eugene Public Library, Oregon
contact name
contact phone 541-345-9106
attendees All are welcome, especially mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors.
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Free public forum by Opal Network:


Alternatives in

Mental Health Care


Panel of providers & peers: Ben Luskin, Christina Peirsol, Jena Tormohlen MSW, Ron Unger, LCSW. Moderator: Bjo Ashwill.

Date: Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Time: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Where: Eugene Public Main Library • Tykeson Room

100 W. 10th Ave., Eugene (Arrive early, seating limited to first 50 people).

Free! All are welcome. All agencies and organizations that work in mental health in Lane County are encouraged to send representatives.

We especially invite mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors to attend, join and speak out!

Free refreshments. Sign language with 72 hours notice. Wheelchair accessible.

Opal Network Event: A Lane County coalition to support your voice, self-determination and empowerment as a user of mental health services.

More info: Office phone: 541-345-9106 Email:

Brownies by Sweet Life Patisserie!

Thank you to Opal Network Sponsors: Center for Family Development • City of Eugene Human Rights Commission • Direction Service • Lane County Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Advisory Council • Lane Independent Living Alliance • Laurel Hill Center • Life & Universe • MindFreedom Lane County • Oregon Family Support Network • ShelterCare • Siuslaw Outreach Services • Trauma Healing Project

Started in 2007, this quarterly free public forum in Lane County is named after Opal Whiteley [1897 – 1992]. Opal was a famous author with a psychiatric diagnosis who lived in Lane County.

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