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;