Resources for Individuals and Families

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Drop In Centers and Emergency Support

Oregon Family Support Network

Families and youth working together to promote mental, behavioral and emotional wellness for other families and youth through education, support, and advocacy.

Youth M.O.V.E. Oregon

Youth M.O.V.E. Oregon is a youth led state-wide organization devoted to improving the services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting voices of individuals who have lived through and experienced various systems including (but not limited to) mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare. There are drop in services and peer mentoring available.

Lines for Life

Lines for Life is a non-profit dedicated to preventing substance abuse and suicide because they touch so many families in our society. They provide addiction, mental health and suicide intervention services, treatment referral and drug prevention education. Hotlines and referrals are available.

About Trauma Informed OregonYouthLine

CALL: 1-877-968-8491
TEXT: teen2teen to 839863

Youth Line is a 24/7 helpline service. Teens are available to answer calls, text messages, and chats Monday-Friday from 4-10 pm. Feel free to contact us with anything that may be bothering you. No problem is too big or too small for the YouthLine!

Websites, Centers and Other Resources

General Parenting Resources

Brain-Based Parenting: The Neuroscience of Caregiving for Healthy Attachment by Daniel Hughes, PhD and Jonathan Baylin, PhD

Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel, MD and Mary Hartzell, MEd

The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel Siegal, MD

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child By John Gottman, PhD

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross W. Greene, PhD

Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance: A Powerful New Approach to Overcoming Fear, Panic, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Christopher McCurry, PhD

The Teen Relationship Workbook: For Professionals Helping Teens to Develop Healthy Relationships and Prevent Domestic Violence by Kerry Moles, CSW

Books for Kids

A Terrible Thing Happened: A Story for Children Who Have Witnessed Violence or Trauma by Margaret M. Holmes

Please Tell: A Child’s Story About Sexual Abuse by Jessie

Finding the Right Spot: When Kids Can’t Live with Their Parents by Janice Levy

A Place for Starr: A Story of Hope for Children Experiencing Family Violence by Howard Schor

Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster Care by Jennifer Wilgocki, MS, and Marcia Kahn Wright, PhD

Youth Resources

A Guide for Youth: Understanding Trauma by Brianne Masselli and Johanna Bergan, Youth M.O.V.E. National