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Shows tagged as: mental health
Tue, Apr 23 2013
Joe Bell has begun a two-year walk across the country to honor his son Jadin, who killed himself this winter after experiencing bullying.
Tue, Mar 26 2013
Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.
Wed, Feb 20 2013
We'll talk with Brian Lindstrom, the filmmaker of the new documentary of the life and death of James Chasse, who died in police custody in 2006.
Wed, Jan 9 2013
Several years ago, the state found that Oregon youth age 16-25 were 80 percent less likely to get the mental health care they need compared with other age groups. How have things changed since then?
Wed, Jan 2 2013
What resources do parents need when their kids struggle with behavioral or emotional problems?
Tue, Nov 6 2012
Portland may get a new mental health center in 2013. What would this mean for the city, the police and people with mental illness?
Tue, Sep 25 2012
Nurses at the Oregon State Hospital wards in both Salem and Portland say they need more staff to help deal with violent incidents.
Mon, Sep 17 2012
Portland Police Chief Mike Reese reacts to the U.S. Justice Department's report that found his officers have used excessive force.
Thu, Sep 13 2012
The U.S. Justice Department has found the Portland Police Bureau used excessive force against the mentally ill.
Thu, May 24 2012
Oregon saw a spike in deaths by heroin overdoses in 2011. What are the causes and solutions?
Tue, Feb 21 2012
We'll ask how Portland Police are handling the increase of calls involving people who are suicidal.
Wed, Dec 14 2011
Next year, the Portland Police Bureau will begin to redirect non-threatening 911 calls involving suicide to a mental health call center.
Mon, Nov 21 2011
What are the options for Northwest youth who need mental health treatment?
Mon, Oct 10 2011
Documetarian and PSU professor Jan Haaken made a film about the lives of patients at the Oregon State Hospital.
Mon, Sep 26 2011
OPB News reporter, Kristian Foden Vencil, worked for months to gain access to and interview convicted murderer and Death Row inmate, Gary Haugen.
Thu, Sep 8 2011
How has your perception of the world changed since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001?
Thu, Sep 1 2011
A whole industry has developed to help troubled teens. In this rebroacast, you'll hear about some of those in the business — from transport companies to consultants.
Wed, Aug 17 2011
Most people know of methadone as a treatment for heroin addiction. Its uses have broadened and a black market has followed. Last year in Oregon, it claimed more lives than heroin.
Mon, Aug 15 2011
In 1999 Kip Kinkel was sentenced to 111 years in prison. Now his attorney is fighting for a transfer from the state prison to the state hospital. Should his case be heard?
Mon, Jun 20 2011
What difference will Portland's new Crisis Assessment and Treatment Center make?
Fri, May 27 2011
We'll take a look at bills lawmakers in Salem are considering that would change who goes into the Oregon State Hospital and how those that are there get out.
Wed, May 11 2011
What are the benefits and drawbacks of using medicine to treat depresssion?
Fri, Apr 1 2011
We'll speak to the new Superintendent of the Oregon State Hospital about the state of the State Hospital.
Wed, Dec 15 2010
We talk to people affected by depression this winter season.
Thu, Nov 25 2010
We explore how gratitude figures in religious traditions, in the field of psychological research and in the business of raising children.
Mon, Sep 20 2010
Why might someone choose to purposefully injure or mutilate themselves?
Thu, Jul 8 2010
Should the new mental hospital in Junction City be completed? What are the options?
Mon, May 24 2010
When should someone be compelled to seek mental health treatment against his or her will?
Mon, Apr 12 2010
What has already improved and what still needs to change at the Oregon State Hospital?
Wed, Mar 31 2010
How do mental health issues and homelessness overlap? And what should society (including the police) do to help these people?
Mon, Oct 12 2009
What are the unique challenges of dealing with chronic homelessness?
Tue, Jul 28 2009
From rabbits to receipts, why do people hoard things?
Wed, Jan 28 2009
How has suicide touched your life?
Thu, Jul 3 2008
Should we stop fireworks on The Fourth to help people with PTSD?
Tue, Jun 3 2008
In whose backyard can mentally ill sex offenders go?
Tue, Mar 18 2008
How do we ensure that the inevitable interactions between law enforcement and the mentally ill are as positive as possible?