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Portland has mental health awareness walk

By Laura Canida / May 28, 2019

Story by Laura Canida Walking among more than 5,000 people along the Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade, I looked around and saw sadness, sickness and grief. But I also saw hope. I am one of thousands who participated in the NAMIWalks in downtown Portland on May 19 to support the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or…

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Guitar project amplifies students

By Kristen Wohlers / June 6, 2017

Story and photo by Kristen Wohlers Have you noticed the influx of guitars hanging from walls around campus? Clackamas Community College counselor Casey Sims is the man behind what heโ€™s calling โ€œThe Campus Guitar Project.โ€ Sims has scattered at least 14 guitars, equipped with picks and tuners, around the college campuses, including in the Community…

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