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Transitional Age Youth
Marion County Health Department's Transitional Age Youth serves
ages 12-25. All services are delivered in English and/or Spanish.
Service location and contact information:
Transitional Age Youth Services
3878 Beverly Ave NE, Building H
Salem, OR 97305
phone: (503) 576-4600
fax: (503) 584-4837
Transitional Age Youth Services:
Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA)
is an early intervention program serving young people who have had a first experience of psychosis within the last twelve months and within the age range of 12-25 years of age. EASA works with the identified youth who are experiencing psychosis to provide psycho education and support they need to continue on their life path. The clinical team includes a psychiatrist, master level therapists, vocational rehabilitation specialist, case manger/skills trainer, occupational therapist, and a program supervisor. EASA services are based on practice guidelines developed by the Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Center (EPPIC) in Melbourne, Australia and best practices being disseminated by the Federal center for mental health services.
is a supported employment & education program serving youth between the ages 15-25 within the EASA program or post discharge from EASA to help maintain employment or education. Project Access team consists of vocational rehabilitation specialist, consultations Master levels QMHP’s within the EASA team.
Mission Transition (M:T)
is an outpatient program for youth between 16-25 year olds focusing on developing skills to assist towards transition into adulthood. Services include case management, skills training, group skills training, and pro-social activities. Participants may or may not also receive individual therapy and/or medication management from another mental health program. Areas of focus include: independent living skills, mental health symptom management, social skills training, academic improvement, job readiness, health and safety and other related issues in their home, school, work place and community. Referrals for M:T come from various sources including: outpatient therapists, DHS, juvenile department, guardians, and self-referral. The criteria to be enrolled in the program are as follows: Ages 16-25 years; OHP eligible; Have a current mental health assessment and ISSP identifying transition related needs and goals; Interest in participation in the program.
General Outpatient Services
Marion County Health Department’s TAY Services provides general outpatient mental health services to children ages 12-25 and their families. The clinical team includes Master’s level therapists, case managers, skills trainers, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, a clinical supervisor, and a program supervisor. Family involvement is strongly emphasized and is a vital component to the treatment process. We are mindful of the interconnectedness of individuals with their environment, including families, schools, communities, and society. Each individual in service has an individualized service plan developed addressing their specific needs. TAY offers a range of services, including a variety of evidence-based therapies addressing anxiety, depression, trauma, attachment, and many other symptoms. A major focus of treatment at TAY includes assisting youth and their families with improving relationships, reducing behavioral and/or mental health symptoms, and developing the skills needed to make positive life decisions.
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