Oregon Psychiatric Access Line

OPAL-K about Kids

OPAL-A about Adults

Phone

Toll-Free: 1-855-966-7255
Portland Metro: 503-346-1000

OPAL call center hours

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays
OPAL is not a walk-in clinic or in-person referral site

Lewis Sprunger on the Phone

OPAL provides free, same-day, Monday through Friday, child and adult psychiatric phone consultation to primary care providers in Oregon.

OPAL is a collaboration between OHSU's Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, the Oregon Pediatric Society (OPS) and the Oregon Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (OCCAP).

The program expands the availability of high-quality mental health treatment to Oregon youth and adults via timely psychiatric consultation, medical practitioner education, and connections with mental health professionals throughout the state.

Kids Outdoors

Many children, adolescents and adults in Oregon with mental health issues remain untreated or experience significant delays before beginning treatment.

OPAL  provides the support that medical practitioners need to care for more patients in their medical home. With OPAL, medical practitioners may be able to treat youth with mental health issues right away rather than placing patients on waiting lists to receive care. Earlier intervention may decrease complications of untreated mental disorders including hospitalization and suicides.

The program also offers evidence-based support to medical practitioners in need of psychiatric treatment information. Overall OPAL helps build a system that allows primary care providers to deliver the best possible care.

Contact OPAL

The Oregon Psychiatric Access Line about Kids (OPAL-K) program is proud to serve the people of Oregon. The OPAL-K collaboration includes Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Oregon Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (OCCAP) and the Oregon Pediatric Society (OPS), and is supported by the Oregon Health Authority’s Addictions and Mental Health Services.

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Doernbecher Children's Hospital

Oregon Pediatric Society

Oregon Pediatric Society

Screening Tools and Referral Training

Screening Tools and Referral Training

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Oregon Health Authority