Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oregon:

SECTION 1. Findings.

The People of the State of Oregon find that:

(1) Oregon has the one of the highest prevalence of mental illness among adults in the nation;

(2) An estimated one in every five adults in Oregon is coping with a mental health condition;

(3) The Governor has declared addiction as a public health crisis in this state;

(4) The 2019–2021 Governor’s Budget proposes spending over $2.8 billion on mental health and behavioral health programs;

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