I Do Belong

The Klamath County Oregon coalition promoted their new YouTube Channel by having a video contest “YOU MATTER TO KLAMATH” for the local youth to create suicide prevention and awareness videos.  View the winner of the contest “I Do Belong” by Austyn Deal and Delaney Moritz from Triad School in Klamath Falls. This original video shares a powerful message of hope for youth.

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Yoga Behind Bars

From Eugene Magazine.

Benjamin Wilkinson teaches yoga classes to Lane County Jail inmates. The inmates all live in a housing unit reserved for individuals with wide-ranging mental health challenges. Every Tuesday, nearly two dozen detainees shamble out of their single cells into the unit dayroom in quest of improved mindfulness and physical health under Wilkinson’s tutelage.

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OHA fights stigma, celebrates recovery

Oregon Health Authority released a video featuring stories of two Oregonians living with mental illness to raise awareness, fight stigma and encourage struggling individuals to seek help.

Oregon DA forum addresses mental health, criminal justice intersection

Salem — Prosecutors from sixteen Oregon counties gathered on May 30 to learn and discuss changing laws and issues around the intersection between mental health and criminal justice. It was the first forum of its kind in the state.

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SAMHSA’s Gains Center Newsletter

Fresh articles on reentry success, FEP, and more

Mental Health Court honors participants with ‘Trooper of the Week’ award

A unique participant incentive program has bloomed at the Polk County Mental Health Court.

Crook County holds Sequential Intercept Mapping

Workshop draws public safety, justice officials for countywide intercept mapping

The Future of Mental Health is Here

Assertive Community Treatment and the 2018 CIT Conference
The World Newspaper, Coos Bay, OR

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