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Central Oregonians urged to access mental health services during pandemic

September 10, 2020

August 27, 2020 KTVZ https://ktvz.com/health/2020/08/27/central-oregonians-urged-to-access-mental-health-services-during-pandemic/ BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — In the midst of a global pandemic, tensions are high and many people are experiencing increased anxiety, depression and isolation. The Mind Your Mind Central Oregon team is asking for community members to continue to talk about mental health, encourage self-care and connect residents with professional more »

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Redmond housing project will offer assisted living to people with mental illness

Aug 19, 2020 By Garrett Andrews, The Bulletin The Redmond Spokesman https://www.redmondspokesman.com/news/redmond-housing-project-will-offer-assisted-living-to-people-with-mental-illness/article_b1030d36-ddc0-11ea-9650-a78570b083a2.html A project under construction off the Redmond Parkway could represent a new housing option for people with severe and persistent mental illness in Oregon. But the team behind Juniper Canyon Living must still obtain a state contract to provide specialized care and partner more »

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How Early Intervention Impacted My Life

Aug 26, 2020 By Katharine Hartleb NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2020/How-Early-Intervention-Impacted-My-Life I remember the first time I experienced the feeling of not being able to get out of bed. Not because I was too tired, but because I was too sad. It was during a time in my life when I was coping with a lot: My parents more »

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U.S. Senate Passes The Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Improvement Act

8/7/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/U-S-Senate-Passes-the-Commander-John-Scott-Hannon-Veterans-Mental-Health-Improvement-Act On August 5th, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, S. 785, bipartisan legislation focused on efforts to reduce veteran suicide and improve mental health outcomes through improved access to care, better diagnostic tools and increased oversight of VA programs.

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Covid-19: Vigilance Is the Key

September 3, 2020

We are six months into a pandemic that has no end in sight yet. Fatigue definitely has set in. As individuals and families living with mental health disorders, our plate is often full. And it’s hard to stay up to date. With cold weather months and flu season coming soon, NAMI Oregon is embarking on more »

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