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Family Policies, Procedures and Forms

 Policies and Forms

Commonly used acronyms at Oregon State Hospital

This list of acronyms is designed to help patients navigate through their experience at Oregon State Hospital. Community providers also use many of these terms.

 Acronym List

Advance Directives

As a patient at Oregon State Hospital, you have a legal right to complete an advance directive if you “have capacity.” Having capacity means that a court, your physician, or your psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) has determined you can make and communicate health care decisions to medical providers.

 Advance Directives

Services Outside the Hospital

The websites and information provided below can connect you to mental health and support services outside the Oregon State Hospital.


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