OPB | June 22, 2015
Idaho ranks among the highest rates of youth suicide in the nation. We'll hear how state officials are approaching the problem.
OPB | April 27, 2015
A few bills working their way through the current legislative session would change Oregon's approach to mental health treatment.
OPB | Feb. 12, 2015
THURSDAY: We talk with Dennis Rosenbaum, the compliance officer/community liaison for the city's settlement with the U.S. Justice department over police use of force.
OPB | Dec. 08, 2014
MONDAY: The city wants to create a place for police to bring someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis.
OPB | Sept. 02, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll explore the elements and implications of the settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and the Portland Police Bureau.
OPB | Aug. 14, 2014
THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.
OPB | July 23, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Mental health treatment is a point of contention between Multnomah County and the CCO that serves Oregon's three most populous counties.
OPB | July 07, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk about the opening of a memorial that honors the remains of thousands of unclaimed patients found on the grounds of Oregon State Hospital.
OPB | March 25, 2014
TUESDAY: The Oregon Supreme Court ruled March 20 that judges can order mentally ill defendants to take anti-psychotic medication under certain circumstances.
OPB | Nov. 04, 2013
MONDAY: What's it like to try to talk would-be jumpers out of taking their own lives, as Portland Police officers did recently on the Vista and Fremont bridges?
OPB | July 17, 2013
We discuss the Oregon Legislature's decision to build a psychiatric hospital in Junction City.
OPB | May 31, 2013
We'll find out more about a bill in the legislature that would significantly expand mental health services in Oregon.
OPB | May 29, 2013
The mother of the Albany high school student arrested for allegedly plotting an assault on the school says he has a rare condition linked to strep.
OPB | April 23, 2013
Joe Bell has begun a two-year walk across the country to honor his son Jadin, who killed himself this winter after experiencing bullying.
OPB | March 26, 2013
Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.
OPB | Jan. 09, 2013
Several years ago, the state found that Oregon youth age 16-25 were 80 percent less likely to get the mental health care they need compared with other age groups. How have things changed since then?
OPB | Jan. 02, 2013
What resources do parents need when their kids struggle with behavioral or emotional problems?