Addiction - Oregon is #2 in US But #50 in Support (1)
·Repeal measures legalizing addiction in Oregon.
·Enforce laws and require treatment to help citizens affected.
·Create programs address addiction outreach in our communities.
Support HB 2603 HB2831, HB2973
Mental Illness - 27% of Adults – 20% of Children (2)
·Enhance and Fund Programs for Engagement / Treatment
·Help People before they turn to violent crime.
Support SB820, HB2176, HB2640, HB2641,HB2643, HB2646
Lack of Law Enforcement Community Engagement
- Portland Study – 70% are known by Law Enforcement (3)
·Support/fund Law Enforcement Academies - create more officers, first responders, and programs to help.
·Engage high risk groups with programs to reduce crime (ref. 2022 Portland study)
Support SB17, and develop more to support law enforcement
Current Laws Not Enforced - Drive reduction of repeat offenders.
·Resource judicial (public defenders) to prevent forced release.
·Resource detention facilities to prevent instant release.
·Support meaningful rehabilitation programs.
Support SB17, and develop more to drive accountability and rehabilitation
Mental Illness – Suicide ~70 Suicides per month (4)
·Enable and fund OHA for community suicide prevention.
·Continue/expand cable lock / storage programs.
·Enable measures for “Time and Distance” trusted storage solutions, child education.
Support HB3426 HB2757 HB 3118 HB 3513 SB514 SB 818·
(1)https://www.oregonrecovers.org/(2)https://www.wweek.com/news/courts/2022/10/17/oregon-ranks-worst-in-nation-for-prevalence-of-mental-illness/ (3)https://www.portland.gov/sites/default/files/2022/2022-pdx-problem-analysis-public-version.pdf (4)https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ph/preventionwellness/safeliving/suicideprevention/documents/monthly_suicide-related_data_report.pdf