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News Release
OHA seeks members for Behavioral Health Crisis System Advisory Committee - 11/16/23

November 16, 2023

Contact988BHCS@oha.oregon.gov.

OHA seeks members for Behavioral Health Crisis System Advisory Committee

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is seeking members to inform policy and program decisions on a new Behavioral Health Crisis System Advisory Committee, which will begin meeting this winter. Created through House Bill 2757 (2023), the committee will advise OHA on:

OHA is accepting applications now through Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, for two seats on the committee:

  • Certified Peer Support Specialist, as defined in ORS 414.025
  • Consumer of youth & family behavioral health services

Committee members may be eligible for a $166.00 stipend for each day of work on the committee.

Help spread the word!

Please visit the advisory committee web page to find:

  • Recruitment announcements in English and Spanish, for easy sharing in newsletters or emails
  • Information about the Behavioral Health Crisis System Advisory Committee
  • How people can apply

Please share these materials with your networks and to anyone who you think may be interested.  

Questions or feedback:

OHA welcomes any suggestions of people or groups to include in these recruitment efforts. If you have any questions or feedback, please email 988BHCS@oha.oregon.gov.

Support Services:

Everyone has a right to know about and use OHA programs and services. Some examples of the free help OHA can provide are:

  • Sign language and spoken language interpreters
  • Written materials in other languages
  • Braille
  • Large print
  • Audio and other formats

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