OUR HISTORY

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Mental Health Association of Oregon has existed in some form for more than 35 years. Just prior to 2001, MHAO had become a program at Oregon Advocacy Center.

 

 

2001
Mental Health Association of Oregon receives a bequest that allows it the ability to organize as a independent nonprofit once again.  

Its primary activities were systems advocacy.

 

2004
MHAO awarded first round of funding for the Oregon Consumer/
Survivor Network.

 

2007
Mental Health Association of Oregon changed its name to Mental Health America of Oregon

 

2010
MHAO wins two awards from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):
Project Open and Peerlink

 

2015
MHAO expands its services to include Peer Directed Services