May 19, 2019
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Mental Health

Phone: 541-774-8201

How do we help?

  • therapyInformation, referral, and screening for all mental health concerns
  • Immediate crisis assessment and intervention for mental health crises
  • Access and referral to available mental health and community resources
  • A comprehensive array of treatment services to adults and children covered by the Oregon Health Plan who have a mental illness and are in need of treatment
  • A range of services for individuals with serious mental illness who are without insurance and are at risk for state hospitalization or jail due to their mental illness

Crisis Services
Mental Health Crisis:
Call 541-774-8201 anytime

A mental health crisis is a situation in which someone is at risk to themselves or others due to a mental illness. The mental health program provides a range of crisis intervention services which can be accessed by calling 541-774-8201 at any time.

  • Immediate crisis assessment and brief crisis follow-up for all clients regardless of ability to pay
  • Individual crisis support, referral to inpatient care, access to brief crisis respite support, and regular crisis support groups
  • Discharge planning for return to the community from inpatient and residential treatment settings
  • Pre-commitment services for clients at risk and unable to care for themselves

Treatment Services for Adults and Children

Treatment services are developed in collaboration with the individual or family seeking care. The individual’s own voice is valued in determining what will best promote recovery. Wherever possible, treatment is provided that has been shown to be effective through clinical research. We strive to offer compassionate, respectful care that is sensitive to the cultural considerations of diverse individuals and acknowledges the pervasive impact of traumatic experiences on individuals and families.

  • Cognitive behavioral and psychotherapeutic interventions for anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorders, and borderline personality disorders
  • Individual and group treatment options
  • Access to psychiatric assessment and medication management services in conjunction with psychotherapeutic strategies when needed
  • Services to help adults with serious mental illness to maximize independent functioning and recovery within the community, including medication management, Strength-Based Case Management, skills training, benefits management, and counseling
  • Support for adults with serious mental illness living in adult foster homes and transitional housing
  • Treatment services for children and adolescents with mental health disorders including cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety, depression, eating disorders and trauma, and various forms of parent-child and family interventions such as Parent Child Interaction Therapy and Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Intensive community-based treatment supports and wraparound services for families raising children with serious emotional and behavioral disorders to enable children to stay at home and in school

Other Programs

  • Community Outreach serves persons at risk for state hospitalization or jail due to mental illness and provides services to increase stability within the community through intensive case management and other supports.
  • Youth Suicide Prevention provides training in suicide prevention and interventions for schools and community agencies.


About Us

The Mental Health Program provides a range of community-based mental health services to the citizens of Jackson County, including crisis services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As the Local Mental Health Authority, Jackson County participates in community planning and oversight of the mental health services available in our community.Our aim is to promote compassionate and comprehensive care and better opportunities for recovery for those individuals in our community who suffer from mental illness.