Update due to COVID-19 (posted 6/23/20)
Amid this public health crisis, the Project Respond Mobile Crisis Team will continue to provide community support during this time. The team will be doing as much remote work as possible; working via phone for initial conversation and developing appropriate follow-up plans. Face-to-face will be reserved for the highest acuity and those who cannot be reached by phone.
Our Behavioral Health Response Team will continue to work closely with Portland Police and provide remote, as well as face-to-face, services.
Our Project Respond ED Liaisons, Library Team, Shelter Team are all temporarily on hold until the coronavirus/COVID-19 order is lifted. Please contact the Project Respond Crisis Team for immediate needs.
Project Respond is a mobile mental health crisis response team that provides an array of crisis, specialized, and culturally aware services. Project Respond focuses on helping an individual and/or family regain a sense of control over thoughts, feelings, and events. Individual strengths and preferences are considered during all support interventions.
Urgent Walk-in Clinic
As of June 22, Urgent Walk-In Clinic will expand hours back to 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily.
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare’s Urgent Walk-in Clinic is open seven days a week from 7:00 AM to 10:30 PM and serves all individuals in Multnomah County regardless of insurance, income, or age. Our Urgent Walk-in Clinic strives to provide appropriate care for those experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Every visitor is treated as a unique individual with their own values, beliefs, culture, and life experiences.
Our short-term services are based on clinical needs, and may include:
- Referrals to affordable mental health care
- Psychiatric prescriber services
- Substance treatment referrals
- Other community resources
Crisis Respite is designed to provide short-term stability and supports to individuals who are experiencing a mental health-related crisis. This is a community-based alternative to psychiatric hospitalization, or as a step-down from higher levels of care. Respite is a voluntary program, which works collaboratively with residents and community treatment providers to address an individuals’ treatment needs, while also resolving their particular crisis. Respite occurs in a supportive atmosphere, away from everyday stressors that may impact an individual’s sense of wellness.
We provide a stable home-like environment with lounge areas, three meals a day cooked and served by staff, medication reminders and assistance, and safety planning and ongoing support and assessment of needs.
Individuals are supported in their wellness goals and recovery. They are also encouraged to maintain contact with their family, friends, and community during their treatment.