Helplines & Practical Tools

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The page lists national helplines and assorted resources focused on mental health and substance use.

Do you know of additional resources we should add to our list?

Crisis Support Helplines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24/7 confidential support for people in crisis as well as their families and friends

  • 988
  • 1-800-273-8255
  • Call 988 and press option 2 or text “AYUDA” to 988 (Español)
  • For ASL click "ASL Now" button on the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline website
  • Call 988 and press option 1 for Veterans Crisis Line

For more information visit 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline or 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (Español).

Crisis Text Line

24/7 text support with a trained Crisis Counselor. Support available en Español.

Text “HOME” to 741741 for 24-hour text support

For more information visit: Crisis Text Line.

Alcohol and Drug Helpline

24/7 confidential support, information, and resources for alcohol or drug use. Interpreter services available.

1-800-923-4357 or text “RecoveryNow” to 839863 (Monday-Friday, 2-6pm PST)

For more information visit: Lines For Life: Alcohol and Drug Helpline.

AgriStress HelpLine

24/7 confidential hotline designed for the agricultural community and their families in Oregon. 

Call or text 833-897-2474

For more information visit: AgriStress Helpline.

Trevor Project

24/7 confidential support for LGBTQ+ persons.

1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 678-678

For more information visit: The Trevor Project.

Helplines

SAMHSA’s National Helpline

24/7 confidential information service for mental health and substance use. Provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Services available en Español.

1-800-662-HELP (4357) or text your 5-digit ZIP Code to 435748 (HELP4U)

For teletypewriter (TTY) services: dial 1-800-487-4889

For more information visit: SAMHSA’s National Helpline.

Military Helpline

24/7 confidential support for service members, Veterans, and their families.

888-457-4838 or text “MIL1” to 839863 (Monday-Friday, 2-6pm PST)

For more information visit: Military Helpline.

Trans Lifeline

24/7 confidential peer support hotline operated by and for trans people.

1-877-565-8860

For more information visit: Trans Lifeline.

Call Blackline

Peer support by and for BIPOC folxs.

1-800-604-5841

For current hours of operation visit: Call Blackline.

Teen Line

Peer support for teens. Calls answered from 6 - 10 p.m. PST and texts from 6 - 9 p.m. PST.

800-852-8336 or text “TEEN” to 839863

For more information visit: Teen Line.

Farm and Rural Stress Hotline

24/7 confidential support for those working in agriculture.

1-800-691-4336

For more information visit: Farm and Rural Stress Hotline.

Farm Aid Hotline

Support for those working in agriculture. Available Monday through Friday 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. PST.

1-800-327-6243

For more information visit: Farm Aid: Online Request for Assistance.

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline

24/7 support before, during, and after pregnancy 

Call or text 1-833-852-6262

For more information visit: National Maternal Mental Health Hotline.

Practical Tools

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline includes information about the 988 rollout, a toolkit for partners involved in the rollout, as well as data, and links to relevant press releases/news.

FindTreatment.gov

FindTreatment.gov is a search tool from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for certified substance use and mental health treatment facilities, opioid treatment programs, buprenorphine practitioners, and health care centers.

FindSupport.gov

FindSupport.gov is a resource by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services that is meant to help people identify resources, treatment, and support groups related to mental health, drug, or alcohol use. Information is also available on how to pay for treatment (including free or low-cost options), how to support someone else, and a finding support toolkit.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center provides consultations, trainings, resources, and more focused on suicide prevention.

Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centers in Oregon

A list of drug and alcohol treatment centers in Oregon from Rehabs.org.

Oregon Free Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers

A list of free alcohol and drug treatment centers in Oregon from FreeRehabCenters.org. Includes state-funded, non-profit, and faith-based treatment options.

Trauma Informed Oregon

Trauma Informed Oregon is an informational resource focused on trauma informed policies and practices.

Rural Community Health Toolkit

The Rural Health Information Hub provides a Rural Community Health Toolkit that describes how to create, implement and evaluate community health programs in a rural community.

Farm Stress Grab-N-Go Kits

In recognition of the stress experienced by farmers, ranchers and their families, the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center and partners developed a series of flyers and slide decks to address mental health stigma, alcohol use disorder, death by suicide and co-occurring disorders.

These resources are available for download and sharing as part of community conversations at Farm Stress Grab-n-Go Kits.

Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network

The Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network promotes rural resilience through education and trainings.

Our Future in Our Hands: Reduce the impact a wildfire might have on you and your community

An educational booklet from OSU Extension that provides information on how to care for your mental health before, during and after wildfires. The publication is also available en Español.

Centro de Recursos de Salud Mental en Español (Mental Health Resource Center In Spanish)

A center from Mental Health America that provides a variety of mental health resources in Spanish

Reimagine Oregon

Reimagine Oregon is a group of Black-led organizations, community activists, and protest organizers focused on dismantling systemic racism in Oregon.

Oregon Older Adult Behavioral Health Initiative

The Oregon Older Adult Behavioral Health Initiative is an initiative that created positions throughout the state for behavioral health professionals who specialize in working with older adults and people with disabilities.

Resources for Engaging in Conversation about Mental Health & Suicide

Below are a couple of resources that provide education and guidance about how to talk about mental health and suicide.

SMI Advisor: Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers a variety of trainings and resources.

The following resources are largely focused on Serious Mental Illness (SMI).