Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Worker shortages are impacting many industries including the mental health services field. There’s an increased demand for workers at the same time as an increased demand for these types of services, putting ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Worker shortages are impacting many industries including the mental health services field. There’s an increased demand for workers at the same time as an increased demand for these types of services, putting ...

In this Mental Health Minute, Sarah Small, Development and Integrated Health Coordinator at Options for Southern Oregon, shares a message for the many adults and young people who live with mental illness. She talks about Mental Health First Aid, and ...

Author: Christine Pitawanich PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Two school psychologists at two of Oregon’s largest school districts reached out to KGW for National School Psychology week, which is taking place Nov. 8-12. They not only wanted to raise awareness of ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A new health center in Klamath Falls aims to help people suffering from mental health and addiction challenges. Klamath Basin Behavioral Health and Sky Lakes Medical Center today officially launched The Link Access Center, a collaborative ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – Facebook was grilled by lawmakers again on Capitol Hill. A Senate subcommittee held a hearing focused on social media and children’s mental health. Senator Richard Blumenthal, (D-Conn.) said “Facebook has shown us, once again, that it ...

HAPPY CAMP, Cali. – The one-year anniversary of the Slater Fire, which tore through the community of Happy Camp is coming up. With the town currently under an evacuation warning from the McCash Fire, many residents are experiencing their trauma ...

KLAMATH, Co. – The Bootleg Fire reaching 5% containment –and growing 10,000 acres since Tuesday. As the community tries to heal, so do the firefighters who are working endlessly to fight the flames. The week-long fire has both firefighters and ...

Blakely McHugh from NBC5 News talks about the importance of focusing on your mental and physical health. This is especially important now, as we deal with the on-going pandemic, and the impact of last year’s devastating fires. She shared tips ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Rebecca Moran is a mother of two high school students. She told me today that she never thought she’d be spearheading Mae’s Hope. A support group for mentally distraught high school kids. A mother’s own experiences leading her ...

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