Pedro Sabalsa-Mendez’s mother fought to get her son civilly committed, but she couldn’t meet Oregon’s high legal bar even though he threatened to kill himself and others. 48 more words
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The woodshop at the Oregon State Hospital allows patients to learn skills while building Adirondack chairs, tables and loveseats.
Those keeping an eye out around Salem might notice matching Adirondack chairs outside restaurants like Word of Mouth or in the lobby at the Department of Human Services building. 25 more words
Five Oregon government entities are named as defendants in a tort claim lawsuit filed by attorneys representing the wife of a man who was killed in a head-oncollision in January. 42 more words
I write about her in pieces; little digestible pieces so as to not demolish everyone’s day. A paragraph here, a situational anecdote there, but never too much at one time. 627 more words
Gov. Kate Brown is faced with a multibillion-dollar problem, and she’s looking at solving at least some of it with a multibillion-dollar rummage sale.
The problem is the state’s Public Employees Retirement System, has a roughly $22 billion unfunded liability. 9 more words
State police are investigating an attempted murder at the Oregon State Hospital after a patient at the Salem psychiatric treatment center allegedly tried to strangle another patient with a shoelace. 37 more words
The best museum you’ve never heard of: Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health (Oregonian, 5/27/17)
Oregon State Hospital memorial (2015) Oregon Arts Commission