Mental Health Association of Oregon has been in existence in various capacities since the 1970s. MHAO is currently a 501(c)(3) organization, with more than 35 years of experience as
a consumer-run advocacy, education and networking organization.
MHAO is an inclusive grassroots organization of persons dedicated to empowering consumer/peer voice and recovery through services, education, and policies that foster wellness and full
participation in the community.
Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) is Oregon’s designated Protection & Advocacy (P&A) System. DRO works to uphold the legal rights of people with disabilities. DRO promotes Opportunity,
Access and Choice for individuals with disabilities. We assist with legal problems directly related to disabilities.