WHAT TO DO DURING A MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY

By Giovanni Blair McKenzie, PQ Monthly

If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis or struggling with thoughts of suicide, first know that you are beautiful, talented, and loved. Your existence makes the world a better place.

TALK TO SOMEONE

Never underestimate the power …

News Briefs: October/November 2012

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Equity Foundation gets BENT to support scholarship fund
 

Equity Foundation hosts its second annual BENT Halloween party Oct. 27 at Leftbank Annex. The fundraising event will support the organization’s scholarship fund for LGBTQ youth, which raised more than $68,000 last …

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Have you registered to vote and are you registered at your current address? You may be tired of hearing this question on TriMet, but if we’re going to keep saying for those who need to hear it. The deadline to …

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Cameron Whitten; photo by Erin Rook, PQ Monthly

Former mayoral candidate and Occupy activist Cameron Whitten ended his 55-day hunger strike for housing rights on July 25 with a ceremonial bite from a custom-made vegan Voodoo Donuts pastry. Whitten said that …

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Detective Mary Wheat speaks at a press conference at Q Center while surrounded by Portland Police Bureau personnel who participated in the "It Gets Better" video. Photo by Julie Cortez, PQ Monthly

The Portland Police Bureau premiered an “It Gets Better” …