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Behavioral Health Crisis System Advisory Committee


House Bill 2757 (2023) requires a Behavioral Health Crisis System Advisory Committee. The committee will advise Oregon Health Authority (OHA) on:

Committee Members

The 18-member committee includes representatives from the following groups:

  • 988 call centers
  • 911 call centers
  • Oregon Department of Emergency Management
  • The Nine Federally Recognized Tribes of Oregon
  • Local Public Health Authorities
  • Local Mental Health Authorities/Community Mental Health Programs
  • Hospitals and health systems
  • Coordinated care organizations
  • Telecommunications providers
  • Oregon State Sheriffs' Association
  • Certified Peer Support Specialists
  • Family members and caregivers of individuals with lived experience in mental illness or substance use disorder
  • Consumers of behavioral health services
  • Consumers of youth and family behavioral Health Services

Are You Interested in Joining the Committee and Sharing Your Experience?

OHA is seeking committee members representing:

  • Certified Peer Support Specialists
  • Consumers of behavioral health services, including youth and families

Membership Application

Applications are due by 5 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023.

Applicants are encouraged to review the application scoring rubric, available in English and Spanish.

Committee members may be eligible for a $166.00 stipend for each day of work on the committee.

Need Help?

You can get free help or information in a format that works best for you, such as Braille, audio, large print, other languages, and other formats. You can also ask for an interpreter.

To ask for help in another format or language, please email

Meeting Schedules

OHA will post agendas and meeting materials at least one week before each meeting.

OHA plans to schedule future full committee meetings in:

  • January 2024
  • February 2024
  • May 2024
  • August 2024
  • November 2024