Inpatient and emergency services
Walk-In psychiatric emergency services and inpatient care:
Oregon Health & Science University in collaboration with Legacy Health, Kaiser Permanente and Adventist Health has opened the area's first comprehensive care center for adults facing a mental health crisis, the Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Portland.
Oregon State Hospital:
We have providers who have faculty appointments here in the Department of Psychiatry and practice at the Oregon State Hospital that serves adults who need intensive, psychiatric treatment for severe and persistent mental illness. For more information about who they serve, please visit the Oregon State Hospital website.
Geriatric inpatient psychiatry:
Tuality Healthcare is an OHSU partner and has a center for geriatric psychiatry. The inpatient unit is a 21-bed unit and is staffed by OHSU providers.
How to get help right now
If you're thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, please call 988 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.
Outpatient psychiatry clinics
The OHSU Department of Psychiatry provides the most comprehensive mental health services in Oregon. In the Department of Psychiatry we offer mental health services from some of the most experienced and skilled providers in the Northwest. We also provide:
- Leading-edge treatments for a wide range of mental health conditions.
- The only center in the Northwest to provide culturally specific counseling and other psychiatric services and one of the nation’s largest and longest-running treatment programs for torture survivors.
- Expert electroconvulsive therapy for severe depression.
- Access to a new 24-hour mental health emergency center created in partnership with OHSU, Legacy Health Systems, Kaiser Permanente, and Adventist Health.
As Educators, our faculty members are devoted to training the next generation of psychiatrists and researchers. As clinicians, our faculty members are committed to delivering comprehensive expert care to children, adolescents, and adults. OHSU is nationally ranked and recognized by the US News & World Report as one of "America's Best Hospitals" and "Best Children's Hospitals".
If you have questions about general psychiatry, please call 503-494-6176 to speak to our New Patient Adult Psychiatry intake team. If you have questions about Electroconvulsive Therapy, please call 503-494-6183 to speak to our ECT intake team.
Please call 503-418-0842 and leave a voicemail on our refill line. These messages are checked throughout the day by our refill specialist, please allow 48 hours for us to process your request.
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Adult psychiatry outpatient clinic
We offer expert consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a wide variety of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety disorders, OCD, post-traumatic stress disorder, ADHD, and many others. We also provide outcome based measurement care to support patient centered best practice treatment. We have the resources of an academic health center to handle complex conditions that require ongoing psychotherapy, medication management, and options for treatment resistant depression such as Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). Our clinic also offers neuropsychological and pharmacogenetics testing.
New patients and evaluations: 503-494-6176
ECT new and returning Patients: 503-494-6183
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239
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Avel Gordly center for healing
The Avel Gordly Center for Healing is one of the few practices in the Northwest that focuses on culturally sensitive care for the African and African-American community. We have a close collaboration with community partners to ensure that we reach a population who are under served. We recognize how trauma affects the health of our patients and we strive to remove the stigma that is associated with mental illness. We provide cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based therapy, psychotherapy, and medication management. We have a diverse group of expert practitioners who provide individual, group, marital, couples, and family therapy.
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At the Avel Gordly Center for Healing part of our mission is to provide education and awareness for the African American and African communities about issues of mental health and addictions. We also provide trainings for other healthcare and social service providers about sensitive and culturally responsive treatment for African-Americans.
At the OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Healing, we:
- Facilitate healing in children, adults, couples, families and community
- Employ Trauma-Informed practices and approaches
- Serve everyone and focus on the provision of Afro-centric culturally specific and responsive services
- Engage and educate community through teaching and training
Electric Building, 621 SW Alder St. Suite 520, Portland, OR 97205
Intercultural psychiatric program
IPP is an expert in providing culturally sensitive mental health services to immigrant and refugee communities. We offer individual and group therapy as well as psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and case management in collaboration with primary care providers, and various community services. Many of our staff are immigrants or former refugees themselves so they have a profound understanding of the struggles that this community faces. Our team of counselors who speak many different languages work alongside psychiatrists to provide interpretation, cultural insight, and basic skills training. The Torture Treatment Center of Oregon (TTCO) is a program within IPP that meets the unique needs of survivors of torture.
New and returning patients: 503-494-4222
2214 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232
Child and adolescent psychiatry outpatient clinic
OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital provides expert mental health care for children and teens. This includes specialty treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and eating disorders.
New and returning patients: 503-418-5775
700 SW Campus Drive, Portland, OR 97239