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Beverly Stein is the President and co-owner of the Public Strategies Group, Inc. She has served as the elected Chair of the Multnomah County (Oregon) Board of Commissioners and Chief Executive of the county, and as an Oregon State Representative. In 1996, Beverly was chosen as a Public Official of the Year by GOVERNING in recognition of the outstanding cooperation between the city of Portland and the county. Prior to government service, Beverly was an attorney in private practice and a strategic planner and facilitator for non-profit organizations, small businesses and government. Beverly received her BA from the University of California at Berkeley in Urban Studies in 1970 and her law degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1976.

Beverly Stein
February 23, 2010

Innovative Thinking in Mental Health Delivery

In Clackamas County, Oregon the mental health and substance abuse program was serving 1.3% of its 380,000 residents. Research shows that 27% of people experience mental health problems...