OPB | Broadcast: June 16, 2017
Our rotating panel of smart news watchers discusses some of the big stories this week. How do people with mental illness fare in the courts? And Oregon Institute of Technology student Autumn Breeze Engh shares her unusual path to graduation.
OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 2017
We talk to former Portlander, Olympic runner Julius Achon, who is now a parliament member in his native Uganda. Also, how do we talk about mental health and acts of public violence? And our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: March 17, 2017
Our news roundtable guests discuss the biggest news of the week, and we talk to Portland doctor Patricia Kullberg about her new memoir.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 5, 2016
We learn about bilingual education, the possible fate of the Junction City psychiatric facility and a climate-change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration.
OPB | Broadcast: March 28, 2016
In our second installment of Regional Roundup, we'll check in with the East Oregonian, to hear what's afoot in Pendleton. Then we talk to an Ashland-based about how we know or don’t know what animals are feeling. And we’ll hear about how some corporations are trying to fight climate change by collaborating with each other — and why that might put them in legally dubious territory.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 9, 2015
The center houses people deemed to be violent sexual predators who have served their sentences, but whom a judge has found likely to reoffend.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 29, 2015
We take a look at guns and gun laws in Oregon from a variety of perspectives.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2015
Long, stressful hours have high costs for Oregon corrections officers.
OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: May 19, 2015
We explore how research into Adverse Childhood Experiences is being used around the country and in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: April 27, 2015
A few bills working their way through the current legislative session would change Oregon's approach to mental health treatment.
OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: Dec. 8, 2014
MONDAY: The city wants to create a place for police to bring someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll explore the elements and implications of the settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and the Portland Police Bureau.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2014
THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.
OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: July 7, 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 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?