About Us

New Directions Northwest Inc

Provides mental health, alcohol, drug and gambling treatment to individuals from Baker County and throughout the state of Oregon. Listed to the left are the programs located in Baker City, Oregon.

As of July 1, 2014 the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities programs are now being offered through New Directions Northwest Inc., a non-profit organization that serves Baker County with Drug, Alcohol, Gambling Addictions Services, Drug and Alcohol Residential Treatment and Prevention. Click a program to the left to learn more about that related program.

Our Mission

 To provide high quality, innovative and comprehensive education and treatment by an integrated multi-disciplinary team to those affected by developmental disabilities, substance abuse and mental illness in a caring, empathetic and professional manner. New Directions is dedicated to empower individuals and their families to lead healthy, successful, productive, and self-fulfilling lives.

Treatment Philosophy

The agency, is based on professional ethics, morals and values.  We model to the clients/residents, staff and community the recognized inherent worth of each individual.  Our goal is to enhance the self-esteem, personal growth and a positive, productive lifestyle of each of the above.  We respect the diversity and uniqueness of each client/resident, each staff member and each community leader.


Baker City is on I-84, an easy five hour drive from the Portland area and two hours from Boise with daily Greyhound bus service. We are located in a beautiful mountain valley in the heart of the gold mining country of the old west.

No one will be denied access to outpatient mental health or addictions services due to inabiltiy to pay; and there is a discounted/sliding fee schedule that may be obtained by contacting the business office at 541-523-7400.


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