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or-dhsOregon’s Department of Human Services – Seniors and People with Disabilities Department is Oregon’s principal agency for helping Oregonians achieve wellbeing and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.


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Central City Concern meets its mission through innovative outcome based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

  • Direct access to housing which supports lifestyle change.
  • Integrated healthcare services that are highly effective in engaging people who are often alienated from mainstream systems.
  • The development of peer relationships that nurture and support personal transformation and recovery.
  • Attainment of income through employment or accessing benefits.

ohsu_logoThe fundamental purpose of OHSU and the Department of Psychiatry is to improve well-being. Our work is part of OHSU’s mission to deliver excellent education, research, patient care and service to the community.

In addition to being a part of the OHSU Brain Institute, we conduct laboratory and clinical research on all the most common mental health problems. We treat people with various forms of psychiatric disorders including sleep problems, substance abuse and addictions, mental health problems in children, adolescents and older adults and eating disorders, just to name a few. Our specialists care for people of every culture and background.


legacy-_-unityIn an unprecedented collaboration, Adventist Health, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health and Oregon Health & Science University are creating the Unity Center for Behavioral Health – an innovative patient-centered care environment for adults and adolescents experiencing a mental or behavioral health crisis. Patients will receive immediate psychiatric care, may be assessed and treated onsite short term and will be introduced to continuing care options.

Opening in January 2017, the Unity Center for Behavioral Health will be located on Legacy Health’s Holladay Park campus at 1225 NE 2nd Ave.


aocmhp-squaredThe mission of the Association of Community Mental Health Providers is to support and advocate for Local Mental Health Authorities in their planning and management of mental health, addictions and developmental disabilities programs to ensure an effective local system of care.

Our mission is to support and advocate for Local Mental Health Authorities in their planning and management of mental health, addictions and developmental disabilities programs to ensure an effective local system of care. Our goal is local mental health authorities will continue to be responsible for planning and coordinating the Community Behavioral Health System.


psrbThe Psychiatric Security Review Board was established in 1977 to supervise those individuals who successfully asserted the insanity defense to a criminal charge.

Recognizing that individuals diagnosed with a persistent mental illness have different rehabilitative needs than convicted defendants, this State has invested in a robust mental health system specifically designed for this population. With public safety as its primary focus, the Board has an exceptional record of reintegrating clients into the community with a 5 year average 0.51% adult recidivism rate. In recent years, the Board’s responsibilities have expanded to supervise youth and certain civil commitments who are placed under its supervision.


The Mental Health Association of Portland helps Oregonians with mental illness and addiction speak up and speak out. The all-volunteer organization maintains the largest web site of mental health reform documents in the USA, and has a longstanding interest in criminal justice reform.

The Oregon Law & Mental Health Conference is a program of the organization.


apnf_logo_webThe purpose of the Oregon Chapter of American Psychiatric Nurses Association is to unite, support and educate all levels of psychiatric nurses in rural and urban Oregon while promoting and advocating for excellence in mental health care and recovery.

APNA is guided by a strategic direction formulated by the Board of Directors and informed by the membership. Its core values are empowerment, inclusivity, integrity, collegiality, innovation, transparency, and stewardship. To facilitate professional advancement, APNA provides quality psychiatric-mental health nursing continuing education, a wealth of resources for established, emerging, and prospective PMH nurses, and a community of dynamic collaboration.


da_sealThe Multnomah County District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting offenders who commit state criminal law violations committed in Multnomah County. The District Attorney’s office is committed to the open and balanced administration of justice—one that honors and respects diversity in all of its forms.


cedar-hills-hospital-or-squarelogo-1461069838662Located in Portland, Oregon, Cedar Hills Hospital is dedicated to helping people with mental illness and/or addiction to drugs and alcohol. The 89-bed hospital prides itself on upholding a standard of excellence that allows their patients to take the first step to recovery.

Serving the Pacific Northwest region, Cedar Hills Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission. Through our compassionate and innovative care, we offer expertise with a team of dedicated board-certified psychiatrists, addictionologists, internal and family medicine physicians.


The Mental Health and Addiction Services Division of Multnomah County delivers recovery-based mental health and addiction services to adults, children, and families. The system of care we maintain is funded by the state of Oregon, Multnomah County, federal Medicaid money and several grants.


Northwest Forensic Institute


The bcn_logo_12-98Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network manages the mental health benefit for Willamette Valley Community Health members in Marion and Polk counties. Our mission is to improve the lives of Oregon Health Plan members through targeted investments in community resources and access to high quality, integrated services and supports.


Kaiser Permanente


ASHA International