New Directions' outpatient programs serve the residents of Baker County, Oregon, with a broad range of mental health, substance-abuse/addiction, and prevention services. We contract with the State of Oregon through Baker County to provide mental health and developmental disabilities services for adults, children and families, and the elderly. We provide crisis intervention, group and marriage counseling, programs to reintroduce hospital patients back into their communities, and help for the transient and indigent. Please call (541) 523-7400 for more information.
Outpatient Program Management
Kelli Wright, LCSW
Outpatient Fidelity Programs
& School Based Services Director
(formerly OP MH Director)
Shad Thomas, LCSW, CADCIII
Addictions Programs Director
& Co-Occuring Clinican
(formerly OBOT/MAT Program Manager/
Residential Program Director
Heidi Wartena, LCSW
Outpatient Program Services Manager
Harmony West, LCSW
Crisis Services Program Manager/Clinician
Program Manager, Community Developmental Disabilities Program
Outpatient Treatment Location
Intake / Request for Services
New Directions Northwest offers a broad range of services for mental health, substance abuse addictions, and prevention. Our compassionate and professional staff provides expert care and counseling, and work with other service organizations in the state to offer coordination of care.
Insurance Information and PHI Consent
Confidential Information Release
Referral Forms for Special Programs
What to Bring
- A drivers license or photo ID. If you don't have one, bring other identifying information such as: birth certificates, immunization records, social security card, bank card.
- Current Medicaid card(s). Bring a current Medicaid card with you to every appointment.
- Legal guardianship or custody papers, when applicable.
- A list of current medications.