MEDFORD, Ore. — A local mental health organization is asking for a 24-7 psychiatric crisis center in Jackson County. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Oregon or NAMI says the facility would provide emergency treatment and stabilization. NAMI says ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – NAMI Southern Oregon is coming out against the proposal for a new jail tax district in Jackson County.  The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Oregon announced their official stance against the proposal Tuesday night. The jail proposal is ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A recent State Senate Bill is changing the way Oregon counties must deal with court cases involving people with mental health issues. Oregon Senate Bill 24 places limits on how many people a county can send ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Construction is now underway on a $1,400,000 sobering center in Klamath Falls. The foundation for a new sobering center is being prepared not far from the Klamath Falls Gospel Mission on the ‘Klamath Works’ Human Services ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Jackson County Sheriff is travelling from city to city, answering questions regarding a proposed new jail and tax service district to fund the building. Thursday’s Medford City Council meeting discussion on the subject ended abruptly. In ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — A presentation about the mentally ill in jail is being hosted by the local affiliate of National Alliance on Mental Illness. Marion County jail commander Ted Larson and behavioral health specialist Ann Marie Banfield will be leading ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Nearly six months after his efforts were rejected, Jackson County Sheriff Nathan Sickler is pitching his new jail proposal. Over the next six weeks, the sheriff will visit all 11 city councils in Jackson County. They’ll ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Here in our community and across the nation seniors are taking their lives more often than anyone else. Health officials say the reason behind that is attributed to a feeling of loneliness. Joan Kramer with Medford ...

YREKA, Calif. — It’s Mental Health Awareness Day, a day bringing attention to the millions across the United States affected by mental illness. This week, California has launched its first statewide mental health phone line that’s free to use. The ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — City and community organizations in the Rogue Valley are working to bring a mobile crisis unit to the area. These community organizations are hoping mobile crisis units will save taxpayers money, and also reduce arrests of people ...

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