Note: If you are looking for “Codependents Anonymous” in Portland, which is often abbreviated CoDA, that is a different group outside of our agency. The group’s Portland metro area Infoline is 503-285-8891.  The organization web address is

Other resources:

Washington County Crisis Line: 503.291.9111

Multnomah County Crisis Line: 503.988.4888

Clackamas County Crisis Line: 503.655.8585


CODA does not operate 24-hour help lines. If you need immediate, confidential help, the Oregon Partnership Lines for Life  operates 24-hour telephone lines:


Substance Abuse Helpline 800.923.4357

Suicide Lifeline 800.273.TALK (8255)

Military Helpline 888.457.4838

Youthline for Teens 877.968.8491


The Oregon Partnership Resources page is also very useful.

For resources on HIV/AIDS, see the Oregon Health Authority site on the subject. The site also offers a free service that can notify participants by email when it is time to go to a medical appointment, take medications, and so on.


Local organizations

Alcoholics Anonymous in Greater Portland

Narcotics Anonymous in Greater Portland.

Al-Anon and Ala-Teen in Oregon.

Problem gambling in Oregon.

Oregon’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Multnomah County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Washington County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Clackamas County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).


Websites, publications

The healthcare industry in Oregon is covered in The Lund Report, a locally owned and operated news website.

The website for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has a wide-range of resources on mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and education, including:

SAMHSA: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

SAMHSA:Working Definition of Recovery

SAMHSA: Co-occuring disorders.
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) website

“Drugs, Brains, and Behavior – The Science of Addiction,” from The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).


CODA materials

If you are a provider, member of a recovery group, coordinator of a health fair or other organization that would like informational materials about CODA, please let us know. We are happy to provide brochures, handouts, cards and posters to meet your needs. Please call 503.239.8400 and ask for our Communications Manager.