Sharon Meieran

Youth Share Ideas To Tackle Mental Health Issues Amid Fears of Medicaid Funding Cuts

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U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden is concerned that the Trump administration’s push to transform Medicaid into a system many fear would gut the safety net that helps youth with mental health needs.

Emergency Department Boarding Bill Caught In Logjam

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SALEM – With just three weeks until the Oregon Legislature adjourns, advocates for a pilot project to address prolonged mental health patient stays in hospital emergency rooms are pushing for their bill to break through the logjam in the session's final month.

Multnomah Commissioner Sharon Meieran Driven By Oregon's Mental Health Crisis

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Multnomah County Commissioner Dr. Sharon Meieran became a mental health advocate after working in emergency rooms. During shifts as a physician, she saw patients languishing in scrubs with nowhere else to go.

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