Trauma Informed Oregon exists in part because of the efforts of family members who advocated for strengthened policies and improved practices to address the needs of children, youth, adults and families affected by trauma. This page includes links to resources and information that may be directly useful to those with lived experience, including a number of centers in Oregon that provide support to trauma survivors as well as publications, tip sheets, websites, suggested reading and other materials.
Below the list of drop in, emergency, and support centers in Oregon is a list of other resources including tip sheets, websites and suggested reading. To view a resource click on its title. You can also filter resources by category by clicking on one of the headings above the resource grid.
Youth ERA is a youth led state-wide organization in Oregon 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 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.
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!
Project ABLE supports those struggling with mental health and co-occurring issues along the road to recovery. Through one-on-one peer support and wellness classes, thousands of individuals receive support that embraces human dignity, recognizes the capacity for individuals to recover, and promotes life-long empowerment.
The PeerGalaxy Calendar is an active website featuring online and/or telephone accessible peer support, recovery and wellness offerings plus warmlines, webinars, and resources for individuals and families affected by trauma, addictions, mental health, grief, and/or distress.