mental health

Legislature Gears Up for 2016 Session at Capitol Next Week

The health committees will meet to get the latest updates on state policy concerns while discussing potential 2016 legislation, from increasing the tobacco purchase age to 21 to providing a better insurance plan for working adults and Pacific Islander residents who currently have no insurance options.

The Legislature is spending three days at the State Capitol next week where lawmakers will begin to outline the shape of the 2016 session.

Shooting Highlights Mental Healthcare Needs in Roseburg

Douglas County struggles to recruit psychiatrists, has experienced years of cuts.

Psychologists, social workers and chaplains have descended upon southwest Oregon from across the U.S. this month to help residents of Roseburg come to terms with the aftermath of a community college campus shooting that killed ten people and left many other traumatized.

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