“Every Family Deserves to be Heard and Understood.”

OFSN is a statewide non-profit organization that supports families who are raising a child with significant mental health challenges. We provide education, support and advocacy for individual families and support systems.  Our services are community based to meet the unique needs of families, and therefore may look a little different in […]

Media’s Influence on Youth Suicide

Media's Influence on Youth Suicide

Health officials urge parents and families to talk about suicide and emotional distress A variety of resources and tips are available for discussing mental health and emotional well-being PORTLAND, OR––With a recent increase in public awareness related to suicide and mental health, Oregon health officials are reminding parents and families […]

New Autism Research Opportunity for Parents

New Autism Research Opportunity for Parents

COAST Study Research Opportunity Help test the effectiveness of the Continuum of Autism Spectrum Traits survey tool! Who Can Participate?  We welcome parents of children and adolescents ages 6-18 years old… Participants will be mailed the COAST survey tool and two other survey tools related to child behavior to complete […]