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Our View: State hospital closure makes little sense - Opinion

As predictable as Gov. Kate Brown’s budget proposal is, with its mixture of sin-tax increases and various spending tweaks, one big budget cut came as a surprise. 43 more words

Opinion

Does Oregon need the Junction City psychiatric hospital?

State mental health system may have excess of beds at its two secure hospitals, but shortage of beds in community-based facilities

Source: Does Oregon need the Junction City psychiatric hospital?

Office Of The Governor

Neighbors angered by loss of potential at North Campus

There is not comparable property in all of Salem. The former “North Campus” of the Oregon State Hospital is a 47-acre parcel between D and State Streets, 23rd Street and Park Avenue. 59 more words

Oregon Legislature

New State Hospital Already Destined to be Closed

In an article, “New state hospital may close,” published in the Bulletin of the Salem’s Central Oregon region,  the Associated Press reported December 3, 2016, that Oregon’s Governor Kate Brown had suggested she had decided or was in the process of deciding to close a new state psychiatric hospital, in the Eugene, OR area, near Junction City. 907 more words

Mental Health Reform

Marion Commissioner nominated for State Hospital board

Gov. Kate Brown has nominated Marion County Commissioner Janet Carlson for a spot on the Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board, the public body that advises the Legislature and Oregon Health Authority officials on the Salem psychiatric facility. 8 more words

Statesman Journal

Linn County man missing from Oregon State Hospital arrested in Philomath Friday

A reportedly ­dangerous ­28-year-old man who went ­missing from the Oregon State ­Hospital in Salem was found in Philomath on Friday, Oregon State Police said. 39 more words

The Register-Guard

Search for new State Hospital boss faces setback

Oregon State Hospital Superintendent Greg Roberts said 13 months ago that he would retire in December, but the search for his successor has gone awry, leading officials to begin anew and forcing Roberts to delay his retirement by five months or more. 9 more words

Statesman Journal