Oregon law allows a person to be treated for a mental illness against their will if they are experiencing an emotional disturbance and are imminently dangerous to themselves or others or are unable to care for their basic needs. To be committed, a person must meet the above standards in a court hearing where critical information is presented in the form of testimony in front of a judge and the person considered for commitment.
For more information on involuntary commitment, please call 503-846-4736. This is a non-emergency number.
Emergency Contact: For imminent threat, call 911 and seek assistance from the police. For urgent situations, contact the Washington County Crisis Line at 503-291-9111.