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Mental Health Resources

By: Claire Butcher

Mental health is a fundamental aspect in our well-being – influencing our functioning, relationships, and how we interact with the world. Whether it’s large-scale stressors or interpersonal struggles causing distress, it’s important to have the resources to help us manage difficult moments.  Below you will find some helpful organizations to help you through specific challenges. 

Important to note – these resources are not replacements for emergency services. If you or a loved one require immediate mental health care, please contact 911 and clarify there is a psychiatric emergency, or go to your nearest emergency room/psychiatric urgent care. Differentiating between a mental health crisis and an emergency.

National Hotlines:

Suicide and Crisis Hotlines 

  • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
    • Call or text 988
    • For TTY users: dial 711 then 988
    • Spanish options for texting and chatting online
  • Friends for Survival – grief help for those who have lost someone to suicide
    • Call 916-392-0664
    • Offer monthly group meetings for support

Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault 

Substance Use 


Youth Lines


Seniors – Oregon only


Racial Prejudice/Oppression

  • Racial Equity Support Line – support for those suffering from emotional impacts of racism
    • Call 503-575-3764
    • Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm 

Oregon-Based Crisis Resources:


  • CAHOOTS – mobile crisis in-person intervention team (available 24/7)
    • CAHOOTS Eugene: 541-682-5111
    • CAHOOTS Springfield: 541-726-3714
  • WhiteBird Clinic Crisis Line: 541-687-4000
  • Looking Glass Crisis Line – for parents of youth in crisis
    • (541) 689-3111


  • Multnomah County Crisis Line: 503-988-4888
  • Clackamas County Crisis Line: 503-655-8585
  • Project Respond – triage portal for mobile crisis in-person response
    • 503-988-4888


  • Deschutes County 24-Hour Crisis Line: 541-322-7500 ext. #9
  • Deschutes County Stabilization Center:
    • Walk-in Appointments located at 63311 NE Jamison Street in Bend
    • Non-emergency Office Line: 541-585-7210
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