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Multnomah County has failed hundreds of patients who suffer from severe mental illness like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder by not providing them with taxpayer-funded services, a county audit said Wednesday.
Andrew Echeguren, 26, had his first psychotic episode when he was 15. He was working as an assistant coach at a summer soccer camp for kids when the lyrics coming out of his iPod suddenly morphed into racist and homophobic slurs, telling him to harm others — and himself.
Court had been in session for close to an hour before Ms. Nilsen’s turn came.
In his response Monday to mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, President Donald Trump called for an expansion of state laws that temporarily prevent someone in crisis from buying or possessing a gun.
Michael Barton died in the Oregon State Penitentiary last year after catching the flu.
Less than a month after registered nurses at the Unity Behavioral Health Center in Portland voted overwhelmingly to be represented by the Oregon Nurses Association labor union, the center’s administrators are trying to overturn the vote -- just as they said they would.