U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden announced Sept. 12, 2022, that Oregon is the first state to earn federal approval for Medicaid reimbursement of community-based mobile crisis intervention services like CAHOOTS that help people struggling with mental health and substance use disorders.
Bruce Kelsh, chair of Cottage Grove’s First Presbyterian Church Earth and Social Justice Committee… Kelsh says the “event speaks loudly for the need for officers to have and use de-escalation skills and the creation of a mobile crisis group similar to CAHOOTS in Eugene…”
Original Article (Eugene Weekly):
A police beating in Cottage Grove
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