Oregon Center for Clinical Investigations (OCCI) is dedicated to the management and timely completion of clinical research trials. OCCI is a group of research centers dedicated to the conduct of phase II-IV clinical trials. We specialize in Psychiatry, Neurology, and General Medicine. While we are locally-owned and operated, we continue to be recognized by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies as being among the leading clinical trials sites nationwide.

Below you will find several advocacy organizations in your area. Please feel free to reach out if you need support, education or want to get involved as an advocate for yourself and community. You will soon have the opportunity to participate in Project RockSTARR and have a donation made in your honor to one of organizations below. If you want to know more about Project RockSTARR, please go HERE.

Oregon Center for Clinical Investigations (OCCI) – Salem, OR Office Local Advocacy Organizations:

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Your local NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders work in communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy, and support group programs.

NAMI Marion Polk is a local affiliate of NAMI providing support and resources to those with mental illness and their family members. We offer a variety of free support groups, education programs, information, referral, and advocacy. It’s OKAY to ask for HELP!

NAMI Marion Polk
Phone: (503) 230-8009
Email: info@namimarionpolk.org

Active Minds empowers students to change the perception about mental health on college campuses. Active Minds supports a network of campus-based chapters across the United States and Canada that are made up of students passionate about mental health advocacy and education. Chapters provide their campuses with a wide range of programming that educates their peers about mental health, connects students to resources, and aims to change negative perceptions about mental health disorders.  Active Minds chapters are changing the way students address mental health and giving a voice to this important issue. Learn more at www.activeminds.org

The local Active Minds chapter in Salem, OR:

Willamette University Active Minds Chapter – https://www.facebook.com/WillametteActiveMindsChapter/


This list only includes those advocacy organizations that The STARR Coalition is directly affiliated with.  If you know of other advocacy organizations that could be included in this list, please contact us at starrcert@thestarr.org.  Thank you!