Oregon Legislature considers bill to create local crisis intervention teams
By Erik Neumann (Jefferson Public Radio) Feb. 12, 2021
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A group in the Rogue Valley is working to expand mobile mental health crisis units in Jackson County and around Oregon. They’re advocating for legislation modeled on a successful program in Eugene called CAHOOTS.
The new bill, awaiting a hearing in the Oregon Legislature, would give cities and counties around Oregon assistance creating their own mobile crisis intervention teams. Those teams would help ...