Multnomah County suspended two managers after an internal investigation raised concerns about how it handled complaints about abuse and neglect at the Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Northeast Portland.
The Unity Center for Behavioral Health, Portland's relatively new emergency center for psychiatric patients, is turning away patients.
The steady stream of people with mental illness into the Oregon State Hospital has subsided from Multnomah and Marion counties, but two new outliers have taken their
In Oregon and other states, mental illness and addiction may land you in jail, or worse.
The closeout budget bill for the 2018 session included a number of new social service items, particularly with investments in mental health.
School-based health centers won their request of $950,000 to hire more mental health therapists.
Psychopaths could make better use of their natural low empathy by becoming surgeons instead of mass murders.
Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer and Sen. Lew Frederick, both Portland Democrats, are back again this year to close additional gaps in the state’s mental health system.
Rep. Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, has asked the Oregon Health Authority to negotiate with representatives from the National Alliance on Mental Illness if the state agency wishes to give more power to coordinated care organizations to manage psychiatric drugs.