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Mental health advocate, cookie shop owner found dead in Cleveland County Jail

Mental health advocate, cookie shop owner found dead in Cleveland County Jail

A mental health advocate and owner of a local cookie shop was found dead in his cell at the Cleveland County Jail. KOCO 5 spoke to friends who said his shocking death didn’t add up. A memorial has been raised for a well known business owner who was affectionately known as the ‘Cookie Queen’ who …

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Authorities are investigating the death in prison of popular business owner, mental health advocate

Authorities are investigating the death in prison of popular business owner, mental health advocate

State and county officials are investigating the death of a popular Norman business owner and mental health advocate who baked cookies in a small cottage on the corner of Main Street and Webster Avenue. Shannon Hanchett, 38, died this week at the Cleveland County Detention Center. She was found “unconscious and not breathing” by detention …

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Oregon mental health system challenged to push patients out early - The Corvallis Advocate

Oregon mental health system challenged to push patients out early – The Corvallis Advocate

DCIM100MEDIADJI_0365.JPG Oregon State Hospital – and the state’s broader mental health system – is failing and unable to stop the cycle of people repeatedly not getting help until they be arrested, state lawmakers heard Thursday. The challenges are countless: people often cannot access the care they need until they are arrested and sent to the …

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