The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is establishing a new Behavioral Health Crisis System Advisory Committee, and they are currently seeking members to inform policy and program decisions. This committee was created through House Bill 2757 (2023) and will advise OHA on various aspects of the crisis system.
Interested applicants can apply for two seats on the committee by Friday, Dec. 8, 2023. Eligibility requirements include being a Certified Peer Support Specialist, as defined in ORS 414.025 or a 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.
For more information about the Behavioral Health Crisis System Advisory Committee, including how to apply, please visit the advisory committee web page. OHA encourages everyone to share these materials with their networks and anyone who may be interested. If you have any questions or feedback, please email 988BHCS@oha.oregon.gov.
In addition to providing various programs and services, OHA also offers free help such as sign language and spoken language interpreters, written materials in other languages, Braille, large print, audio and other formats to ensure that everyone has access to the help they need.