Psychiatric Disorders

How to get help right now

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If you're thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, please call 1-800-273-8255 to receive free and confidential support 24/7 from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

If you are in crisis or need immediate in-person support, please visit your nearest Emergency Room or walk in to our Psychiatric Emergency Service at Unity Center for Behavioral Health located at 1225 NE 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97232, no appointment necessary.

For more information about suicide prevention resources and facts about suicide, please visit our Suicide Prevention page.

If you are suicidal or are a danger to yourself or to others, please call 9-1-1 or visit your nearest emergency room immediately.

About psychiatric disorders

Our providers have expertise in a wide variety of mental health disorders. To learn more about about psychiatric disorders and their evidence based treatments, please visit the National Institute of Mental Health (NIH) health topics page.

Make an appointment

If you or your loved one want to be evaluated for a behavioral health problem, our caring and highly skilled team will work with you to find the best psychiatric services for you.

503-494-6176 (new patients)

See more information about our mental health clinics.

Our research

The OHSU Department of Psychiatry conducts laboratory and clinical research on many mental health disorders. Our research faculty are some of the world's leading experts in:

  • ADHD Research
  • Brain Imaging 
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Mother and Infant Studies
  • Adolescents and Risk Behavior
  • Veteran's Mental Health

For more information about the clinical research we do, please visit our Research Programs page.