mental illness

Mental illness and jail discussion being held

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 the discussion. …

March 4 Hope

Medford, Ore., — This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and the people at Compass House in Medford are doing a month of activities to promote it. Today was the 3rd annual March 4 Hope at Pear Blossom Park in Medford. Compass …

“Stand Up, Speak Out” against mental illness

Medford, Ore. — Medford-based Compass House is trying to remove the stigma around mental illness. The group held their annual “Stand Up and Speak Out” event at Alba Park Friday afternoon. The event is designed to change the misconceptions surrounding people with …