Junction City Mental Hospital Foes Start Petition to Stop It

Legislature looks set to give the 174-bed facility $80 million


The Oregon Legislature appears poised to give a planned mental hospital in Junction City $80 million, despite the fact that mental health advocates loathe the idea.As WW reported in January, mental health experts say building the 174-bed Junction City hospital adds the wrong kind of treatment beds in Oregon, taking the state in the opposite direction from where it should go: toward smaller, ...   More
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Committed to Junction City

The state’s new mental hospital is drawing fire—and it hasn’t even been built yet.

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The road for the Oregon State Hospital in Junction City stretches across an open field, waiting to lead people to the state’s newest mental health facility. State officials have spent $61.8    More
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD


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