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Expanding Basics and Ending the Silence to Rural Communities

March 27, 2019

Expanding Basics and Ending the Silence to Rural Communities With grant support from the Ford Family Foundation, NAMI Oregon is working to expand NAMI Basics and Ending the Silence into rural communities in our state. We will be holding trainings for both Ending the Silence presenters and Basics teachers in Roseburg this summer: Ending the more »

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NAMI Lobby Day Weather Update

February 24, 2019

NAMI has canceled Lobby Day given the increased likelihood of snow throughout the day in Salem on Monday. People travel from all over the state for our biennial event, and given snow in the mountains and the increased chance of snow along the I-5 corridor, we wanted to err on the side of safety. We more »

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Providence Patient and Family Advisory Council

January 11, 2019

Share your experience and help impact healthcare at Providence Health & Services Have you or a family member or loved one received mental health or substance use disorder treatment services at Providence Health & Services in the Portland metro area? NAMI Oregon is recruiting members to form a new Patient and Family Advisory Council to more »

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Mental Health Lobby Day

January 3, 2019

Register now for Mental Health Lobby Day!  Join us for our  Mental Health Lobby Day in Salem on Feb. 25! The event will be held at the Willamette Heritage Center, Dye House, 1313 Mill St SE, Salem. Registration is free. Must be a current NAMI Oregon member to attend. Please visit https://namior.org/capitol/ to register. Please more »

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Problems with Kepro make front-page news

November 19, 2018

NAMI Oregon Executive Director Chris Bouneff and other mental health advocates are interviewed in this story from The Oregonian about how a state program has been denying individuals with severe mental illness higher levels of care. An internal review from the state warned that many could become homeless, and at least three vulnerable patients have more »

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