Living With a Mental Illness

EUGENE, Ore. — There are resources available for those living with mental illnesses, but not everyone diagnosed turns to them. Experts in Lane County say living with a mental illness can be difficult to accept because of the stimgas surrounding it. A Eugene woman diagnosed with bipolar disorder says her life was forever changed when … Continue reading »

National Health Awareness Week

EUGENE, Ore. — It was 50 years ago that President John F. Kennedy signed an act that created the Community Mental Health System. Lane County Public Health is celebrating by taking part in National Mental Health Awareness Week. It’s launching mental health first aid classes to help educate the community. “Mental health first aid gives … Continue reading »