House Bill 2585
Imposes requirements upon mental health treatment professionals and programs to ensure culturally and linguistically affirmative mental health services for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing.
This bill was passed through the House Committee on Health Care and it is on its way to House Committee on Behavioral Health - https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2021R1/Committees/HBH/Overview.
Next action step:
OAD plans to seek that this bill get scheduled.
Please contact Committee Chair Rep. Tawna Sanchez, https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/sanchez, to express your support on this Bill.