Persons With Mental Illness

ORS 426.500
Powers and duties of Oregon Health Authority

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For the purpose of carrying out the policy and intent of ORS 426.490 (Policy) to 426.500 (Powers and duties of Oregon Health Authority), the Oregon Health Authority shall:

(1)

Adopt rules for the administration of ORS 426.490 (Policy) to 426.500 (Powers and duties of Oregon Health Authority);

(2)

Prepare a written discharge plan for each person with a chronic mental illness who is a patient at a state hospital or who is committed to the authority pursuant to ORS 426.005 (Definitions for ORS 426.005 to 426.390) to 426.223 (Retaking persons in custody of or committed to Oregon Health Authority) and 426.241 (Payment of care, custody and treatment costs) to 426.380 (Availability of writ of habeas corpus);

(3)

Ensure that case managers are provided for each person with a chronic mental illness described in subsection (2) of this section; and

(4)

Disburse from any available funds:

(a)

Funds for one LINC model in the area served by F. H. Dammasch State Hospital and one LINC model in the area served by the Oregon State Hospital licensed under ORS 443.415 (License applications);

(b)

Discretionary funds for services necessary to implement a discharge plan, including but not limited to transportation, medication, recreation and socialization; and

(c)

Funds to provide day treatment services, community psychiatric inpatient services, and work activity services for persons with chronic mental illness when needed. [1979 c.784 §3; 1999 c.59 §121; 2007 c.70 §209; 2009 c.595 §428; 2013 c.360 §67]
Note: See note under 426.490 (Policy).
Chapter 426

Notes of Decisions

The entire statutory scheme of involuntary commitment provides adequate procedural safeguards which satisfies the requirements of due process and equal protection. Dietrich v. Brooks, 27 Or App 821, 558 P2d 357 (1976), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

County of residence paying mental commitment costs, (1979) Vol 40, p 147; civil commitment to Mental Health Division of person against whom criminal charges are pending, (1980) Vol 41, p 91

Law Review Citations

16 WLR 448 (1979)


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Jun. 26, 2021