OR-ATR offers a choice of clinical and recovery-support services to individuals seeking recovery. It is designed to increase an individual's access to services and create a recovery oriented system of care comprised of clinical, community-based and faith-based services.
The Commission's goal is to improve health and safety, strengthen families, reduce crime and save taxpayer dollars through the effective implementation of a unified, coordinated alcohol and drug prevention and recovery system.
The high prevalence of alcohol and other drug addiction co-occurring with mental health disorders requires concurrent and coordinated identification, evaluation, and treatment.
DUII service system resources and forms specific to DUII treatment providers and alcohol and drug evaluation and screening specialists (ADES).
By action of the 2009 Oregon Legislature (house Bill 2345), OHA was charged with establishing a new consolidated, statewide confidential monitoring program for health professional licensees who are unable to practice with professional skill and safety due to a substance use disorder, a mental health disorder, or both types of disorders. OHA contracts with Reliant Behavioral Health to provide the monitoring program and with Acumentra to act as the monitoring entity.
Intensive Treatment and Recovery Services (ITRS) for addicted families is an initiative funded by the 2007 Legislature. The initiative is a collaborative effort between AMH and Children, Adults and Families (CAF). Funds were provided to increase the following services:
- Residential treatment for parents and dependent children who go to treatment with an addicted parent;
- Intensive and regular outpatient treatment;
- Peer Mentoring;
- Case management; and
- Clean and sober housing options for addicted families.
Two recent legislatively funded reports; one on the mental health system and one on the addictions system, identified the complicated structure of the mental health and addiction systems in Oregon. At the direction of the Joint Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Services, AMH is moving forward with the establishment of two or three demonstration projects that will integrate addictions, mental health, and physical health services in Oregon.
U MATR-Educational web page was developed to provide support to providers and individuals seeking to gather information related to the use of medications to treat substance use disorders.
The goal of the NIATx Initiative is to expand the number of addiction treatment providers in Oregon who will employ a simple process improving model that will make more efficient use of capacity, and improve access and retention.
The Addictions and Mental Health Services Division (AMH) recognizes the indisputable value of peer delivered services in transforming a mental health and addiction service delivery system that is based on the recovery model. AMH works with consumers/survivors and stakeholders to develop strategies to increase the use and availability of peer delivered services.
AMH's and SAMHSA's Prevention Platform is a systemic community-based approach, which aims to ensure that substance abuse prevention programs can and do produce results. This approach to prevention will help move our state closer to the vision of local community members using the powers of prevention to lead healthier, longer lives.
Treatment and counseling services are available free to any Oregon resident who has problems related to gambling, either as a problem gambler or as a family member or friend of a problem gambler.
This web page focuses on the grant awarded to AMH and its progress. The SPF combines a community-based approach with a public health approach to prevention, and offers a series of guiding principles that can be utilized at the federal, state/tribal and community levels.
The AMH Tobacco Freedom Initiative is a step toward assisting individuals to achieve personal health and wellness. The initiative includes a policy that addresses tobacco-free AMH funded residential facilities and resources for education and tobacco cessation.
It is the policy of AMH that all state and community providers, and those who oversee public mental health and addiction services are informed about the effects of psychological trauma, assess for the presence of symptoms and problems related to that trauma, and develop and offer services that facilitate recovery in accordance with Oregon Administrative Rules.
OHA and AMH have begun forming a peer-driven task force to develop health and lifestyle measures and resources to increase the lifespan of those affected by mental illness.