Juniper Ridge is a twelve-bed secure residential treatment facility that overlooks the community of John Day, Oregon. Opened in December of 2020, it serves both men and women all across the state, providing a safe and secure environment for those individuals referred for secure residential treatment. The length of stay at Juniper Ridge is typically four to eight months. Individuals staying at the facility enjoy their own private bedroom, laundry facilities, Internet access and much more. Staff assist in providing on-site mental health services, structure and support. While here, individuals are provided a variety of services. We provide 40 hours per week on-site nursing services and over 80 hours per week of on-site mental health services. Offered throughout the day are a variety of activity and skill building groups, offered by our Qualified Mental Health Associates, along with cognitive behavioral therapy, anger management, and dialectical behavioral therapy groups, among many others, offered by our Qualified Mental Health Professional. Further, our QMHP also provides individual therapy five days per week. We utilize person-centered planning that is individualized and compassionate, while striving to stay away from being an institutional-like setting. Here at Juniper Ridge, we provide a supportive, home-like environment as much as possible.
One unique element of Juniper Ridge is our crisis respite program. Separate from our main residential area is one crisis respite beds that offers 24-hour assistance for those needing extra support. Individuals who choose to voluntarily come to Juniper Ridge and stay in our crisis respite bed will be offered medication training and support, mental health services, along with a safe environment with their own room, living quarters and bathroom while they are in need. If you have any questions about Juniper Ridge feel free to contact us at (541) 575-0237.