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Resources - Referral forms and website links relevant to Mental Health, Addictions and Developmental Disabilities

Referral Forms

Youth Addictions Referral Form
For questions regarding program appropriateness, please contact the Program Manager at MCCFL, 541.386.2620.

Developmental Disabilities Program Forms
For questions regarding program appropriateness, please contact the Developmental Disabilities Program Supervisor at MCCFL, 541.296.5452.

Click here to print out the Developmental Disability Services Referral form. For Spanish Click here.

Click here to print out the Developmental Disability Authorization to Release Information form.

For other referrals, please contact our office in The Dalles at 541.296.5452 or Hood River at 541.386.2620.

 

External Links

Mental Health

Oregon Healthy Kids

Depending on family income, children may be eligible for free or low-cost health coverage for doctor visits, dental care, vision, medicines and more through the Healthy Kids program.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

From its inception in 1979, NAMI has been dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.

For three decades, NAMI has established itself as the most formidable grassroots mental health advocacy organization in the country. Dedication, steadfast commitment and unceasing belief in NAMI's mission by grassroots advocates have produced profound changes. NAMI's greatest strength is the dedication of our grassroots leaders and members. We are the families, friends and individuals that serve to strengthen communities across the country.

Oregon Suicide and Crisis Hotlines
Crisis Counselors are waiting for your call.

Department of Human Services: Youth Suicide Prevention Program
Outlines 10 strategies to reduce youth suicide. Efforts to reduce suicide rates show the most promise when multiple strategies are implemented simultaneously.

Recognizing Depression in Youth
Provides information for Oregonians about how to prevent youth suicide. This is a practical guide that helps adults recognize the warning signs of depression in youth as well as understand what it takes for these youth to improve their lives.

Network of Care
Network of Care is a highly interactive, single information place where consumers, community-based organizations and municipal government workers all can go to easily access a wide variety of important information. The resources in this "virtual community" include a fast, comprehensive Service Directory; links to pertinent Web sites from across the nation; a comprehensive, easy-to-use Library; a political advocacy tool; community message boards; and many others.

Dual Diagnosis of Oregon (DDA)

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous (DDA) is a peer support group based on an authorized version of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous plus an additional 5 Steps that focus on Dual Diagnosis (mental illness and substance abuse). DDA's unique 12 Steps Plus 5 Program offers hope for achieving the promise of recovery.

Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs (AOCMHP)

Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs is a non-profit membership organization comprised of the Directors of Local Mental Health Authorities. These statutory authorities are responsible for the planning and delivery of local addictions, developmental disabilities, and mental health services. Funding for services is provided in partnership by counties and tribes, the state of Oregon and the federal government. AOCMHP is committed to the well-being of our programs' customers and their families in every community, the care and protection of our most vulnerable populations and to the strengthening of the local human services delivery system.

Addictions

Addiction Center - Heroin Rehab

Addiction Center is a one-stop spot to research and find help with addictions. Heroin use has increased dramatically in the Pacific Northwest and it is our goal to help prevent and find treatment for those in need. Addiction Center is free to all users and strives to have the most up-to-date information available.

Alcoholics Anonymous Oregon
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses or opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

Dual Diagnosis of Oregon (DDA)

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous (DDA) is a peer support group based on an authorized version of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous plus an additional 5 Steps that focus on Dual Diagnosis (mental illness and substance abuse). DDA's unique 12 Steps Plus 5 Program offers hope for achieving the promise of recovery.

Oregon Problem Gambling Hotline
Free Confidential Help! If you are (or someone you know is) gambling too much, you can call the Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline or chat live online with a certified gambling counselor. All information shared is confidential and this service is FREE to Oregon residents.

Network of Care
Network of Care is a highly interactive, single information place where consumers, community-based organizations and municipal government workers all can go to easily access a wide variety of important information. The resources in this "virtual community" include a fast, comprehensive Service Directory; links to pertinent Web sites from across the nation; a comprehensive, easy-to-use Library; a political advocacy tool; community message boards; and many others.

Developmental Disabilities

Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs - Developmental Disability Resources
The AOCMHP assures that state policy and funding recognize and support local mental health authorities, which are responsible for the development and management of publicly-funded systems of care for people with mental illness, addictions, and developmental disabilities. AOCMHP is the unified voice of local governments, which are accountable for the well-being of people with mental illness, addictions and developmental disabilities.

Eastern Oregon Developmental Disability Resources
The Developmental Disability Resources web site is for people with developmental disabilities, family members, vocational and residential 24-hour service providers, foster care providers, and staff members. This site makes information easy to find for individuals and families, Service Coordinators, service providers and others interested who support people with developmental disabilities. It includes information about local and state resources and links to other knowledge bases, information about how the system works--where to go to get what kinds of assistance, and facilitates people making connections with others in eastern Oregon by invitation to our visitors to share their own news, tips, and knowledge.

DHS Developmental Disability Brochures

Services for Children with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
(also available in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese)

Choosing Developmental Disability Services for Children and Adults
(also available in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese)

Supported Employment

Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence
The Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence (OSECE) was created in 2008 as part of Oregon’s Supported Employment Initiative to provide technical assistance to Supported Employment providers, conduct fidelity reviews, collect, evaluate and share outcome data, educate and advise local and State level policy makers and coordinate media coverage of SE success stories. Beginning July, 2011, OSECE will be providing program evaluation to 3 Supported Education pilot sites operated by Lifeworks NW in Washington County, Cascadia in Multnomah County and Options for Southern Oregon in Josephine County. The Center will also be offering technical assistance to other mental health programs that are interested in starting Supported Education programming.

The Center is funded through a contract with the Oregon Health Authority Addictions and Mental Health Division and is operated in partnership with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Portland State University’s Regional Research Institute, the Johnson and Johnson/Dartmouth Community Mental Health Program and Options for Southern Oregon which administers the contract.

Supported Employment in Oregon - A Model of Success

Click Here
for a short video of a success story.

 

 

 


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