May 29, 2020 | No Room at the Inn: Tackling Oregon’s Inpatient Mental Health Care Crisis

Oregonians in mental health crises face long wait times for inpatient mental health care often in hospital emergency rooms and sometimes resulting in encounters with police further complicated by safety problems at our largest providers, the closure of Portland’s Sobering Station, and a bid by a national company to build a new hospital in Wilsonville. Our expert panel will explore how to solve this problem collectively.

Moderator
Sheila Hamilton, Emmy-award winning journalist, podcaster, author of All the Things We Never Knew: Chasing the Chaos of Mental Illness

Panelists
Chris Bouneff, Executive Director, NAMI Oregon
Bob Nikkel, MSW, Former Oregon State Mental Health and Addictions Commissioner (2003-2008), Chair of Dual Diagnosis Anonymous of Oregon Board
C. Lamar Frizzell, MDiv, Chief Executive, Cedar Hills Hospital
Robert Day, Project Manager for the Sobering Center, Retired Deputy Chief, Portland Police Bureau

Event Details:
10:00-11:00 am
Live Stream
Where Register online here through Zoom
Cost Free

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