NEWS RELEASE December 2022, Contact David W. Oaks 541-914-1469

Urgent Concerns Raised about Proposed $19 million Lane Crisis Stabilization Center:

Lack of Inclusion by Peers & Their Groups 

To download a PDF of the summary and analysis of the Lane County Crisis Inclusion Center, click here


Two local organizations, human rights nonprofit MindFreedom Oregon and disability consulting firm Aciu Institute, have released a combined briefing that raises major concerns about a $19 million proposal for Lane County, Oregon: There is a serious lack of involvement by local residents with “lived experience” of mental health care, and their organizations. This ongoing oversight threatens human rights violations, such as the needless use of coercion, authors charge.

Following a one-page summary of concerns, Intern Gabe Jenkins has researched a four-page analysis. MindFreedom Oregon will discuss this briefing during their monthly Zoom which is scheduled for this Friday, 2 December. Lane Consumer Survivor Advisory Council has unanimously passed a resolution of concern about the proposed CSC. For more info:

Lane County plans to hold a public discussion about their plans for the CSC, Thursday, 8 December 2022, both in person and on Zoom. RSVP is required, free pre-registration can be found here: 

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