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Learn more about mental illness and addiction prevention and treatment. Here are some useful links and downloads with additional information. Call us 24 hours a day, seven days a week at (503) 988-4888 if you are in crisis or need a referral to low-cost treatment.

Mental Illness Prevention and Treatment

National Institute of Mental Health :  The mission of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Multnomah County:  Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families living with mental illness through support, education, and advocacy. We hold regular educational events, weekly support groups, and quarterly classes to help individuals and families better understand how to live with mental illness, begin the process of recovery and sustain wellness.

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Oregon: The state level NAMI organization.

Addiction Prevention and Treatment

National Institute on Drug Abuse:  NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:  The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.