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For more information about the topics covered in the videos, contact OSH Ombuds and Family Services at 503-947-8109 in Salem and 541-465-2785 in Junction City. You can also email

Daily Life

Learn more about the daily life of patients – from the living units and treatment planning to work and educational opportunities.

welcome to OSH video 

Welcome to OSH

Learn more about the daily life of patients – from the living units and treatment planning to work and educational opportunities.


Adirondack furniture video 

Vocational opportunity – Making Adirondack furniture

Some Oregon 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.

Greenhouse video 

Greenhouse community partnership

Through 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 patients.


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.

visiting the salem campus video 

Visiting the Salem Campus

2600 Center St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

Visiting the Junction City campus video 

Visiting the Junction City Campus

29398 Recovery Way
Junction City, OR 97448


treatment planning video 

Treatment planning

At Oregon State 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 discharge process.

Art Therapy 

Art therapy

A former OSH patient explains her love for art and how it’s helped her express her creativity and process her emotions.


puppy video 

Puppy parade

Did you know Oregon State Hospital has a service dog training program for patients?

In the 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.

therapy dog graduation video 

OSH community units for service dog’s graduation

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.


therapy dogs pool video 

OSH service dogs in training make a splash

Trixie, who was trained as part of the hospital’s new Service Dog Training Program, honed her strength retrieval skills through swim therapy.


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.