VISION AND MISSION
We envision a future when mental illnesses, addictions and developmental disabilities are prevented or detected early, and individuals and families have access to effective treatments and supports to enable them to participate fully in their communities.
To advocate for the strengthening of local systems of care through partnership with local mental health authorities, community stakeholders, and state departments, ensuring equitable, effective and humane responses to improve the lives of people in our communities with mental illness, substance use disorders and intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families.
* “Local Mental Health Authority” is defined in Oregon statute as a board of county commissioners, a tribal council, or a regional authority made up of two or more boards of county commissioners, which is responsible for the planning and management of local mental health, addictions, and developmental disabilities programs. ORS 430.630.10