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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

You are not alone. Everyone deserves to have the support and help they need with mental illness.May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As a licensed Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment provider, Outside In is dedicated to removing barriers to care, supporting...

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Farewell to Heather Brown

Farewell to Heather Brown

Best wishes to Heather Brown, Outside In's Youth Services DirectorWe are sending gratitude, love, and best wishes to Heather Brown, Outside In’s Youth Services Director, who retired earlier this month after 23 years of service to Outside In – and to youth experiencing...

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Advocate to Protect Trans Youth

Advocate to Protect Trans Youth

Trans rights are human rights. Take action today to protect transgender youth across the nation.There are currently over 80 pieces of legislation being considered across the country that would harm transgender people - and transgender youth, especially. While we...

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How YOU Can Support the Asian American Community

How YOU Can Support the Asian American Community

Your voice matters! Here are some resources for you to learn and take action to support our Asian American community. The violence of the past month has been weighing heavily on our hearts. We grieve for the lives lost in Atlanta and Boulder, and we grieve for the...

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Welcome Kathleen Carter, our new Health Services Director

Welcome Kathleen Carter, our new Health Services Director

Welcome to Outside In, Kathleen!We are so excited for you to meet Kathleen Carter, Outside In's new Health Services Director. Kathleen wanted to share some introductory words with all of you! Hi everyone! My name is Kathleen Carter, and I am so excited to be joining...

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Hepatitis C Information and Treatment at Outside In

Hepatitis C Information and Treatment at Outside In

Hepatitis C can be treated!Hepatitis C Information and Treatment What is Hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Hepatitis C can range from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, long-term illness.   Hepatitis C...

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Vacunación de COVID-19

Vacunación de COVID-19

Programe una cita para su vacuna contra el COVID-19 Estamos ofreciendo vacunas contra el COVID-19 a medida que estén disponibles. La vacuna es gratis. No necesita seguro médico. Si tiene seguro médico, traiga su tarjeta de seguro. No rechazaremos a nadie por la...

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COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

Schedule an Appointment to get Vaccinated Outside In offers COVID-19 vaccines at our Clinic in downtown Portland. At this time, we only offer the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine -- only one dose is needed. Vaccine recipients must be 18 or older There is no...

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Suicide Prevention: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Illness

Suicide Prevention: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Illness

Last month, MTV released the documentary Each and Every Day: Stories of Survivors. This film features nine young people – including Emma, one of Outside In’s Peer Support Specialists – who share their honest and vulnerable stories of mental health and suicidal...

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Success Stories

Anthony

As a patient at Outside In, the dignity, compassion, and respect that I was shown by staff truly had a lasting impact on me and directly resulted in me wanting to get involved in helping my community.

Shay

Outside In made me want to be around excellence. Outside In shaped me. It taught me how to be kind to people less fortunate.

River

When I came out as trans and reached out to the community for help, everyone had something good to say about Outside In.

Rei

Through these connections I was able to get into school and graduate as a Certified Medical Assistant

Jason

Through Outside In’s guidance and support, I was in my own apartment completely self-sufficient within a week.

Anna

If you met me today, you might never imagine I spent countless nights sleeping under the Burnside Bridge.