This is a quarterly meeting of a coalition here in Lane County, Oregon to support the voice and empowerment of Lane County mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors.

  • Meeting
when Sep 29, 2009
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
where Eugene Public Library, Eugene, Oregon
contact name
contact phone 541-345-9106
attendees All are welcome.
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The Opal Network*


We are a Lane County coalition to support  the voice, self-determination and empowerment of mental health clients.

Join us! All are welcome! Free event.

When: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Where: Tykeson Room

Eugene Public Library Main Building

100 W. 10th Ave., Eugene

(Seating limited to the first 56 people, so arrive early!)

Topic: Trauma and Healing

Guest Speakers: • Patricia Henry-Schneider, LPC • Elaine Walters, Executive  Director of the Trauma Healing Project • Kathleen McNeal, a trauma survivor.

Everyone welcome. All agencies & organizations that work in the mental health field  in Lane County are invited to send representatives to this meeting.

We especially  encourage mental health consumers and psychiatric survivors to attend and join in!  Free refreshments.

Announce your organization’s activities! Unite to support people  diagnosed with a psychiatric disability in Lane County.

Join us to address  • discrimination • human rights • the need for alternatives • advocacy • homelessness  • police training • public education • and other concerns.

Free quarterly event.  Wheelchair accessible. Sign language interpreter if given 72 hours notice.

Co-sponsoring groups include: Center for Family Development, City of Eugene  Human Rights Commission, Direction Service, Lane Independent Living Alliance  (LILA), Lane County Mental Health Consumer/Survivor Advisory Council, Laurel Hill,  Life & Universe, MindFreedom Lane County, Oregon Family Support Network,  SAFE/Wonderland, ShelterCare and Trauma Healing Project. Add your group here!

For more info, e-mail or phone 541-345-9106.

*This alliance 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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