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Oregon Legislature considers bill to create local crisis intervention teams

By Erik Neumann (Jefferson Public Radio) Feb. 12, 2021 LINK TO ARTICLE 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 ...

10/20/20 Wildfire update: Emotional support

Many of us are sad, anxious, traumatized and grieving after the fire. Please consider calling this hot line for emotional support: SALEM, OR – It is normal to feel sad, stressed or overwhelmed after a major disaster. For adults and children having negative feelings or thoughts, free crisis counseling is available through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline. Call 800-985-5990 (Spanish Press 2) or text “TalkWithUs” ...