Parents tell us...
"Before I had my son I didn't worry about earthquakes. Now I have to plan a battery backup for his wheelchair."
"After our first ER visit I learned to have all paperwork ready to go, in the car, and in his backpack."
"Our whole family feels better knowing that there is a plan for everyone, including the cat."
Some children need the emergency room more often than others.
Share important information with Emergency Room and Emergency Medical Responders before the Emergency using Oregon's first in the nation registry system. www.herokidsregistry.org for information and to sign your child or youth up today. Ages 0-26 with or without a disability.
This toolkit can help you plan for the emergency room
Planning for a future mental health crisis. Yours or your child's/youth's, Oregon's declaration of mental health treatment DMHT
NAMI tip sheet: Managing a mental health crisis
Natural disasters and other emergencies
"I have to be extra careful visiting my grandparents. There have a pool and take a lot of medications."
"I want to keep my daughter safe, but I also don't want to hold her back with my fears."