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Mental Health Resources and Support: Websites

Mental Health Support

This guide is not meant to take place of the advice of a mental health professional.  
If you are in crisis, please call the Multnomah County
Mental Health Crisis Intervention Team at

503-988-4888

800-716-9769

Mental Health Resources

Youth

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning

Local Mental Health Crisis Resources

If you are having a mental health crisis, please reach out to one of these agencies.  You do not need to suffer alone.

Government

  • MedlinePlus — Mental Health External link 

    Description: This is the National Institutes of Health’s collection of resources from the National Library of Medicine. It includes information about conditions, treatments, patients, families and friends, latest research, drugs and supplements, terminology and definitions, videos, illustrations and clinical trials.

  • World Health Organization (WHO) — Project Atlas External link 

    Description: The World Health Organization’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse has a Project Atlas, which compiles resources and information about mental health and neurology policies, prevalence, statistics, medicines, professionals, information systems and publications. Topics covered include mental health in emergencies, maternal and child mental health, neurology and public health, disorders management and suicide prevention. Information can be searched by region, country or worldwide.

  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services — Mental Health External link 

    Description: This website, run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides government information about mental health taken from the Centers for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, Medline Plus, FindYouthInfo.gov and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The information is for the general public, health care providers, policymakers, schools and communities.

Eating Disorders

  • National Eating Disorders Association External link 

    Description: The National Eating Disorders Association is a nonprofit supporting people with eating disorders and their families. It provides an information and referral helpline, extensive information about eating disorder prevention, treatment and recovery, as well as handouts and toolkits for parents, coaches and educators, and forums for discussion and stories of recovery. The website is also available in Spanish.

  • Proud2Bme External link 

    Description: An online community for teens that encourages healthy body image.

Anxiety, OCD, PTSD, and Depression

  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) – Online Resources External link 

    Description: The Anxiety and Depression Association of America raises public and professional awareness, promotes research advancement and provides referrals for children and adults with anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorders and related disorders. The website provides information about these conditions, their treatment and resources for professionals.

  • Freedom from Fear External link 

    Description: This is the website of the nonprofit advocacy organization Freedom from Fear. It contains a wealth of research-based information and treatment referrals for anxiety and depression.

Stress Relief & Relaxation

Mindfulness Websites suggested by Loyola University

 

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