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Authorities are typically called to intervene in family situations when safety is a factor and immediate action is required. Living conditions, drug abuse or neglect may put children at risk; domestic violence may be present or threatened... Read More
Young people struggling with mental illness, and their families, face a double whammy in rural areas of Oregon — lack of awareness and acceptance coupled with a shortage of services. And that’s a problem. Research in the last decade has... Read More
Readers are immediately drawn into Dr. Nadine Burke Harris’s new book, The Deepest Well, with a compelling account of a 43-year-old man who is suffering a stroke. He’s young and healthy, and doctors are perplexed why someone with no risk... Read More
Oregon recently joined 25 other states in offering an infant mental health endorsement for professionals. The certification is funded in part by Oregon Health Authority’s Maternal and Child Health section and The Ford Family Foundation and... Read More
Teachers see it all too often: a young child melting down and reacting inappropriately — even violently — to everyday occurrences such as being told to put his or her toy away.Some would see the episode as a result of the child making bad... Read More