Mental Health Campaign Update

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Here is a recap of the latest meeting for the Mental Health Campaign and Women's Justic Circle last meeting for those unable to attend. We are also asking for your feedback about the day/time/location of future meetings.

In this meeting we....
  • Read and discussed a report summary of Crisis De Nuestro Bienestar (Crisis of our Wellbeing). Click HERE if you want to read the full report.
  • Shared updates on our efforts to set up research meetings with local advocacy groups
    • Monica, Mariana, Carmen, and Milly are meeting with the APANO/PCUN/Family Forward Mental Health Coalition today at 6 PM.
    • Elise and Roberta are meeting with Alfonso Ramirez (Director of Behavioral Health Equity and Community Partnership at the Oregon Health Authority) on April 5th at 5 PM
    • Meeting requests have also been sent to Washington County Thrives and PODER (waiting on a response)
      • Attendees were invited, if available and interested, to attend a Washington County Thrives meeting on April 19th 
      • Attendees were also invited to register for PODER's online conference on April 10th
  • Learned about the legislative process in Oregon and bills related to mental health
  • Learned and practiced how to give testimony at a public hearing. Click HERE for an outline and HERE for an example.
We're considering moving our monthly in-person gatherings from Saturday mornings to an evening during the week and online. Please let us know if these changes would make it more convenient for you to participate in future meetings by completing this short survey

Meetings are held Monthly at:
St. Anthony Catholic Church 
9905 SW McKenzie, Tigard, OR 97223
Phone: 503-358-1834
Time: TBD based on the Survey; we hope to see you there!