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information about the topics covered in the videos, contact OSH Friends &
Family Services at 503-947-8109 in Salem and 541-465-2785 in Junction City. You
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Learn more about the daily life of patients – from the living units and treatment planning to work
and educational opportunities.
Learn more about the daily life of patients – from the living units and treatment planning to work and educational opportunities.
State Hospital patients on the Salem campus make Adirondack furniture. Through
this vocational opportunity, patients learn new skills that will help them find
employment in the community.
the community partnership, OSH patients grow flowers and veggie starts in the
greenhouse on the hospital grounds for the nursery to sell. The nursery gains a
supplier, the patients learn small-business practices, and, most importantly,
community members learn more about the talents and capabilities of OSH
Visits from friends and family play an important role in a person’s recovery.
Learn more about the application process and how visits work on both the
Junction City and Salem campuses.
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Hospital, patients are part of a treatment team. The team develops individual
goals and identifies steps to help patients achieve these goals. Learn more
about treatment care planning, which is an important part of the hospital’s
A former OSH patient
explains her love for art and how it’s helped her express her creativity and
process her emotions.
Did you know Oregon State Hospital has a service dog training program for patients?
summer of 2019, the trainers played with a dozen 9-week-old Labrador puppies
slated for service – some of which may later return to the hospital for formal
training! The visit’s purpose was to help socialize the puppies and teach
patients how to interact with them.
On May 5, 2019, Oregon State Hospital patients and staff attended the Joys of Living Assistance Dogs (JLAD) graduation
ceremony at the Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Community Center in Salem.
Trixie, who was trained as part of the hospital’s new
Service Dog Training Program, honed her strength retrieval skills through swim
Live music, a dunk tank and more than 100 pieces of patient-created art were
featured during Summer Fest at Oregon State Hospital on July 17. Patients were
encouraged to display and perform their own creative projects at the private
event on the Salem campus.
To honor diversity, practice acceptance, and express
self-pride for members of the LGBTQ+ community, Oregon State Hospital hosted a
PRIDE celebration in June for its patients and staff.
May, Oregon State Hospital patients and staff helped raise more than $5,200 for
the National Alliance on Mental Illness – bringing its preliminary, eight-year
total to $105,000.
20 patients – and 30 of their friends and family members – took part in Friends
and Family Day in March on the Salem Campus. Highlights of the event included
tours of the hospital, a shared lunch, and face time with hospital
payroll donation deductions, silent auctions and numerous fundraisers, Oregon
State Hospital raised $32,665 to benefit the 2019
Governor’s State Employees Food Drive in February.
Oregon State Hospital is looking for psychiatrists, nurses
and others who are passionate about working with people with severe mental
illness and helping them return to their lives in the community.
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