National Alliance on Mental Illness
Psychiatric medications are carved out of the purview of the CCOs, limiting their ability to fully integrate mental healthcare. The organizations have tried repeatedly to remove this restriction, and this year the state will require them to allow any patient to stay on their preferred medication.
Mar 7, 2017
FamilyCare Advisory Council hears about mental health efforts
Mar 19, 2015
The police bureau has set up a special behavioral health unit, training officers on how to handle such calls and is working with mental health providers and CCOs to observe officers in action.
Dec 10, 2014
April 10, 2013 — Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, teamed up with Sen. Brian Boquist, R-McMinnville, on Tuesday to press for Senate Bill 823, a broad-sweeping set of policy guidelines aimed at providing more comprehensive and proactive community mental health across the state of Oregon.
Apr 10, 2013