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Reporting Abuse or Neglect

If you suspect the abuse or neglect of a person with mental illness or a substance use disorder, report it to our confidential hotline at 503-846-4505.

Abuse can happen to anyone. People suffering from mental illness or substance use disorder are a vulnerable population and have protections.

Abuse can take many forms:

  • Verbal
  • Physical
  • Sexual abuse
  • Financial exploitation
  • Caregiver neglect

You can report your concerns to Washington County Behavioral Health Protective Services in any of these three ways: