Oregon Transforms Behavioral Health Care
In 2021, the Oregon Legislature appropriated $1.35 billion to transform Oregon's behavioral health system. These investments represent a turning point for behavioral health in Oregon. The investments recognize the need for improved services, the impact of the pandemic, and the need to transform the way we do things to meet our goal of achieving health equity by 2030.
To use the legislature's allocation most effectively, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) looked at its services and prioritized five areas for transformation and funding:
The following report and spending document outline OHA's work to allocate funds, while setting up new programs that will truly transform Oregon's behavioral health care system.
Read OHA's November 2022 progress report about Key Behavioral Health Investments (2021-2023) >>
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