additional resources

Below is a list of local resources related to mental health in the Portland metro area.

911_Logo.jpg

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

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

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.

|800| 716.9769


LINES FOR LIFE

For outside of Multnomah County there is a 24 hour suicide prevention hotline.

|800| 273.8255


FOR URGENT CARE & WALK-IN SERVICES

4212 SE Division, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97206 [enter at corner of SE Division and 42nd Ave.]
Open daily from 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. 

|503| 236.7166


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCE CENTER

The DVRC Crisis Line provides crisis support, intervention, and resource referrals to victims and survivors of domestic violence 24/7. 

|503| 469.8620


VETERANS CRISIS LINE

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.

|800| 273.8255 press 1


211 COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Directory for a wide range of human services.

Call 211


MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY & RESOURCES

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
|503| 338.5692

NAMI Washington County
|503| 356.3685

NAMI Clackamas County
|503| 344.5050

Recommended Reading

 

Hold Me Tight

by Sue Johnson

The Gifts of Imperfection

by Brene Brown

Emotional Intelligence

by Daniel Goleman

 

The Body Keeps Score

by Bessel Van Der Kolk

 

The Gift of Therapy

by Irvin D. Yalom

 

The Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work

by John M Gottman

 

Why Marriages Succeed or Fail

by John M Gottman

 

After the Affair

by Janis Abrahms Spring