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Trauma Informed Care

Becoming “trauma-informed” means recognizing that people often have many different types of trauma in their lives. People who have been traumatized need support and understanding from those around them. Often, trauma survivors can be re-traumatized by well-meaning caregivers and community service providers. TIC seeks to educate our communities about the impact of trauma on clients, co-workers, friends, family, and even ourselves. Understanding the impact of trauma is an important first step in becoming a compassionate and supportive community.

Mental Health Services

At Lifeways we meet you right where you are. Sometimes this is in response to a crisis event. More often, it is just to help get you get back on track. We know life deals many challenges and obstacles. Some of these can be debilitating. Some may threaten your job or relationships.

Lifeways’ treatment services offer a holistic approach that is built around a caring, compassionate professional team. Your team will work with you to assess your strengths and challenges and to create a plan for care to get you on track to function at your best. If you would like to include your family or other supports in the development of your treatment plan goals, you are welcome to do so.

Lifeways offers a range of behavioral health care services for those with mental health, substance use or developmental disabilities diagnoses. Treatment services are research based and client centered. Client centered means that your plan is individualized and designed just for you.

Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUD) 

Lifeways Prevention & Recovery Services are certified by the State of Oregon.


Lifeways’ substance use disorders program includes education and treatment for alcohol and drug diagnoses. Treatment services include individual and group counseling, case management and random drug testing as needed. Education is available on topics such as cognitive change and relapse prevention planning. Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII) treatment services are available for those that need to satisfy a DUII court treatment requirement.

Walk-in substance use disorders services are available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or an appointment can be made for an assessment or intake. Intensive outpatient services are provided Monday through Friday. Services are provided in English and Spanish. Participants may apply for a reduced fee. For additional information, call (541) 889-9167.

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