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03 March 15, 2017

Gary Sjolander

03, 15, 17|Memorials|0 Comments

Gary Sjolander November 4, 1952 - February 6, 2017 Gary worked for decades in a variety of recovery-oriented services and supports.  Much of his activity focused on Oregon State Hospital but he also provided [...]

03 March 15, 2017

Corbett Monica

03, 15, 17|Memorials|0 Comments

Corbett Monica RIP Oct. 30th, 2015 Corbett was the Founder of Dual Diagnosis Anonymous and used his personal recovery experience returning from Vietnam with his own dual disorders of heroin addiction and obsessive-compulsive disorder [...]

01 January 30, 2017

We Need Your Help!

01, 30, 17|Uncategorized|0 Comments

After four years of being open only three afternoons a week, beginning in March we will be open five days a week. This will help us accommodate more visitors and meet the demand for service [...]

01 January 20, 2017

New Exhibit at the Willamette Heritage Center

01, 20, 17|Announcements, Events, History|0 Comments

One of the ways we are able to educate the community about the history of mental health care in Oregon is through outreach to other cultural institutions. For the past several years, we have participated [...]

01 January 9, 2017

New Year, New Updates to the Museum

01, 09, 17|Announcements, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The start of the new year is often a time for the start of new projects. For 2017, we are embarking on a project that will help us better understand what our visitors would like to [...]

12 December 22, 2016

Holidays at OSH

12, 22, 16|Events, Primary Sources, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Date Unknown. Dancing at OSH holiday gathering. OSH Museum Collection. Celebrating holidays at the Hospital has always involved a variety of activities for patients and staff. In December, OSH in the past has [...]

12 December 16, 2016

Blue Christmas and Other Holiday Challenges

12, 16, 16|Monthly Speaker Series|0 Comments

The holidays are a time of joy and sadness for many people. It is the busy season for mental health professionals. Cultural expectations, family dynamics, addictions, weather's impact on mood, and grief and loss are [...]

11 November 1, 2016

New Speaker Series at the Museum

11, 01, 16|Announcements, Events, History, Museum, Oregon's Mental Health History, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beginning on Sunday, November 13, the Museum will start hosting a monthly Speaker Series to highlight topics ranging from the Hospital's history to emerging mental health research. These offerings will be a the Museum from [...]

10 October 31, 2016

Halloween at OSH

10, 31, 16|Events, History, News from the Past|0 Comments

As the Museum continues to digitize our archival collection, we have had a chance to read more of patient produced content from our collection. The following is an article from the November 1951 issue of The [...]

10 October 10, 2016

World Mental Health Day 2016

10, 10, 16|Events, In the News|0 Comments

Since 1992, October 10th has seen thousands of supporters celebrate World Mental Health Day. Started by the World Federation for Mental Health, this year's theme is 'Dignity in Mental Health-Psychological & Mental Health First Aid [...]