Guardianship is a highly intrusive restriction on the rights and self-determination of a person. In this legal process, a judge is asked to determine if a person is capable of making important decisions for themselves. If the judge determines that they are not, the judge appoints an adult to make those decisions for the person. Guardianship… Continue Reading How we transformed Oregon’s guardianship laws.
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Beginning this month, Sen. Sara Gelser, D-Corvallis, and OHA Director Lynne Saxton are traveling the state to hear from adolescents, adults and families who have had difficulties accessing mental health and substance use disorder treatment in Oregon. Continue Reading Mental health listening tour around Oregon this fall