DRO seeks members for mental health advisory council

Disability Rights Oregon’s PAIMI program is looking for new members to serve on our PAIMI Council. The Council works to advise DRO staff, develop program objectives and priorities, assess program performance, and educate the public about our purpose, priorities and activities.

The Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness, or PAIMI, program serves Oregonians receiving mental health services in the community, in institutions (including the Oregon State Hospital, jails, and prisons), and other public and private facilities (including group homes, foster care homes, care facilities, and hospitals).

The PAIMI Council seeks members with the following qualifications:

  • Family member of a person receiving mental health services
  • Family member of a minor who is receiving or has received mental health services
  • Attorney
  • Mental Health Professional

The PAIMI Council meets 6 times per year and members are required to be active participants in the Council.

For more information, see the Description and Application below. If you need materials in an alternate format or have other questions, contact our office at 503-243-2081 or 800-452-1694, or jamie@droregon.org.

PAIMI Council Description (doc)

PAIMI Council Description (pdf)

PAIMI Council Application_2016 (doc)

PAIMI-Council-Application_2016 (pdf)


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