Below is a list of local resources related to mental health in the Portland metro area.
For emergency crisis intervention please call 911 or go to your nearest hospital. Within the city of Portland be sure to state that this is a mental health crisis and ask for the Enhanced Crisis Intervention Team. Police responders will be accompanied by a mental health professional.
Crisis Text Line
Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis.
Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
MULTNOMAH COUNTY 24 HOUR MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS LINE
For residents of Multnomah County there is 24/7 crisis counseling by phone, with translation services for non-English speakers.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
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National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) | NAMI provides free support for individuals and families.
Please see your chapter’s website for weekly group meeting schedules.
Local NAMI chapters are organized by county:
NAMI Multnomah County
NAMI Washington County
NAMI Clackamas County