March 28: Breaking Mental Health Barriers

A 2017 study from Mental Health America ranked Oregon 49th in the country based upon a higher prevalence of mental illness with lower access to care. Our panelists will discuss the challenges faced by consumers and providers of care, as well as new efforts offering hope that the system is poised and ready for change.

Panelists include:
Stacy Chamberlain, Executive Director, Oregon AFSCME
Ebony Clarke, Interim Director, Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services Division
Dr. Jeffrey Eisen, Chief Medical Officer, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare; Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, OHSU
Kevin Fitts, Mental Health Consumer and Advocate
Dr. Sharon Meieran, Multnomah County Commissioner

John Mullin, Adjunct Professor at Portland State University; Board President, Oregon Center for Public Policy

Event Details:
7:00am Buffet Breakfast
7:30am – 9:00am Interactive panel discussion and audience questions
Location Multnomah Athletic Club (1849 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205)
Free parking lot adjacent to event venue
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