Eyes & Ears – December 2011

Clipart NewspaperHere’s the December 2011 edition of Eyes & Ears, a mental health consumer run newsletter for consumers, their friends & family and mental health professionals.

Download and read the December 2011 issue at:

Online Reading Version of Eyes & Ears – with links
Full article version of Eyes & Ears – for printing

Contact the editor at eyes.ears@cascadiabhc.org

Included in this issue:
* 9-1-1 mental health calls to soon go to counselors not cops
* New $20 million Central City Concern building opens in Old Town
* Meeting the mental health needs of our jail population
* Progress Without Pepper Spray
* Testimony wanted on Oregon health transformation
* Oregon health transformation news
* Mindfulness and stress
* Extra on the online version with links: Richard Harris Retires;Find Purpose after living with delusions; Summary of Alternatives 2011; Street Root series on autism; Low-Cost Broadband and Computers for Students and Families; and more
* Coming Events: Rethinking Psychiatry 2012 Winter Film Festival; Spirituality and Mental Health Solstice Ceremony; and more

Besides other news there are a variety of listings of meetings, services, support groups, job opportunities and more.