Outreach, Assistive Services, & Integrated Supports (OASIS)

Overview

Outreach, Assistive Services, and Integrated Supports (OASIS) provides assessment and service planning, individual therapy, consultation, individual skills training, peer support services, case management, and care coordination to older adults and adults with complex needs. The program serves individuals with mental health conditions who have difficulty accessing traditional outpatient behavioral health services due to chronic medical/physical issues. OASIS also works with individuals with disabilities who require a higher level of care coordination with other service agencies. The aim is to help adults and older adults with medical issues, physical limitations, and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities overcome some of the challenges they may face in receiving behavioral health treatment. Most services are provided on an outreach basis - so individuals can receive mental health support in their home or other community settings. Specific services may also be provided virtually.

Eligibility For OASIS

Individual is an adult or older adult with medical, physical, intellectual or developmental challenges who is experiencing a mental health condition resulting in the need for behavioral health services, AND at least one of the following:

  • Is unable to come to the Yamhill County Adult Behavioral Health outpatient clinic due to chronic medical/health condition(s) or physical limitations.
  • Would benefit from an outreach model of services due to ongoing challenges associated with comorbid medical conditions, physical mobility issues, or functional impairment related to health status.
  • Resides in a licensed care setting or receives extensive medical/physical care from providers in the home.
  • As a result of chronic medical/physical condition(s) or intellectual/developmental disabilities, needs a higher level of care coordination than is available in general outpatient behavioral health services (i.e., requires coordination with NorthWest Senior and Disability Services, Developmental Disability Service Coordinators, care providers and/or staff in care settings, healthcare professionals, other service agencies).

Individuals in the following circumstances are not appropriate for the OASIS program:

  • Individual is unable to participate in or benefit from services due to significant cognitive limitations/impairment (i.e., major neurocognitive disorder/dementia, a delirium that is the result of an acute medical condition, etc.).
  • Individual is receiving hospice or palliative care.
  • Individual is diagnosed with an SMI and would be better served by a more specialized or intensive treatment program (i.e., ACT, CSA, etc.) due to high crisis utilization, multiple psychiatric hospitalizations, or issues that would create a safety risk if services were to be provided in the community.
  • Individual is opting not to engage in behavioral health services or does not want to participate in the program.
  • Desire for outreach/community-based services is solely due to challenges with transportation or other general convenience factors.

If you would like to make a referral to OASIS, please complete the referral form and email it to OASIS. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the team.