Jails & Prisons: Oregon State Penitentiary

Progress report looks at conditions for mentally ill in Oregon State Penitentiary (OPB’s Think Out Loud, 4/23/2018)

Inmates sue over treatment at Oregon State Penitentiary (Street Roots, 4/20/2017)

Oregon State Penitentiary’s Behavioral Health Unit (Xray in the Morning interview, 4/11/2018)

Disability rights leaders say state prison may miss target for reforms (AP, 4/10/2018), picked up by Register-Guard, Bend Bulletin, OPB News’ Morning Edition, U.S. News & World Report, Miami Herald, Tampa Bay Times

Report: Oregon should end solitary confinement (Portland Tribune/Pamplin Media, 4/10/2018), picked up by East Oregonian

Effort to reduce solitary confinement for mentally ill offenders has stalled (OPB News, 4/10/2018)

Report: Solitary confinement of mentally ill persists in Oregon prison (Statesman Journal, 4/10/2018), picked up by AP

Oregon inmates with severe mental illness still held too long in solitary, group says (The Oregonian, 4/10/2018)

Behind the Eleventh Door (Prison Pipeline, KBOO 90.7 FM, 06/06/2017)

Changes afoot for mental health treatment at OSP (KBOO 90.7 FM, 5/11/2017)

Editorial: Change at Oregon State Penitentiary behavioral unit long overdue (Statesman Journal, 04/28/2017)

Severely mentally ill inmates spend too much time in their cells, says new report (The Oregonian, 04/26/2017)

Mentally ill prisoners still in their cells an average 23 hours a day (OPB News, 04/26/2017), picked up by Jefferson Public Radio

Report finds abuse of mentally ill prisoners (Willamette Week, 04/26/2017)