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Cahoots staff meet a camper after he was rescued from a campfire that consumed part of his campsite along the train tracks in Glenwood.  (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard)

Vote ‘mixed bag’ for the fight to add a mobile crisis team to Salem

The push to create a mobile crisis unit to respond to homelessness and behavioral health crises took a step forward, a step back at the Salem City Council meeting on Monday. Councilwoman Vanessa Nordyke, a longtime supporter of establishing a civilian-led crisis unit in the city, introduced two motions. A motion to add the unit’s …

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Mental health professionals mixed on bill to shorten assessment window

Mental health professionals mixed on bill to shorten assessment window

Mental health professionals disagree over a bill that would expand who can perform mental health assessments while requiring them to be done within 3 hours, saying the effort merely codifies what that community mental health service programs are already contractually required to do. House Bill 6355, sponsored by Rep. Graham Filler of R-Greenbush Township, was …

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