Behavioral Health Services in the Portland Metro Area.

Our integrated approach combines behavioral health care and primary health care to provide essential support and services that make our community healthier. If left untreated, addiction and mental health issues can lead to chronic health conditions at significant costs to families and their loved ones. The highly dedicated, compassionate, and experienced team of LifeWorks NW has helped more than 30,000 people last year throughout Clackamas County, Multnomah County, and Washington County.


The journey to wellness can take time; so we celebrate every milestone of improvement with our clients. In 2018, 63 precent of people seeking our help expressed feeling better. 

Why Choose LifeWorks NW?

Our strong, inclusive, and compassionate team of mental health professionals and addiction specialists has been supporting clients for 60 years and is available throughout Clackamas County, Multnomah County, and Washington County. Not only are we the largest provider of outpatient services in Oregon, but LifeWorks NW is also one of the few Oregon agencies that serve people of all ages.

LifeWorks NW provides a range of mental health services for clients across the lifespan, including outpatient and residential care. From child and family mental health and prevention services to the unique needs of adolescents and young adults, we have counselors expert in supporting all. LifeWorks NW clinicians and peers offer adult outpatient services supporting clients dealing with anxiety, depression, ADHD and trauma to those with psychosis or other severe mental health issues. Our experienced staff members welcome clients of all gender identities, races, ethnicities, religions and ages. Learn more about our Mental Health Services.

Our team of addiction counselors and trained peer specialists, who have been on their own journeys toward well-being, are here for those of all ages. Our addiction services experts customize counseling, individual treatment and group therapy programs tailored to the specific needs of anyone struggling with substance abuse or gambling disorders. Together, we can help individuals find their own recovery. Learn more about our outpatient and residential Addiction Services.

We want to support the healthy development of children, youth, families and communities. Our prevention services focus on: child abuse and neglect prevention, healthy parenting, success in school, juvenile crime prevention, life skills development, substance abuse prevention, and more. Learn more about our Prevention Services.

One in five primary care patients have mental health issues. Everyone deserves to be healthy in mind, body and spirit which is why LifeWorks NW focuses on the combination of primary care and behavioral health work to provide the best possible whole-person care. Additionally, our holistic, person-centered health services successfully support those who have experienced trauma, whether the trauma occurred in childhood, adolescence or the adult years. Learn more about our Holistic Health Services.

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