On Wednesday, the 10th of October 2012, about 90 mental health consumers, survivors, and their allies met at the Portland Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Portland, OR. October 10th was also internationally recognized as World Mental Health Day.
People from all over Oregon were there, exchanging ideas on how to promote positive legislative changes for consumers. The photo on left shows OCSC board member Becky Edens of Tillamook, OR on the Oregon coast, on the left. With the microphone on the right is fellow board member Chris Cooley, an from Ontario, OR on the eastern side of the state. Chris was joined by several other consumers from groups representing eastern Oregon.Read More