Drop In, Emergency, and Support Centers
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 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 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.
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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.
Websites and Other Resources
- Person-Centered Planning: A trauma informed best practice (PDF) Trauma Informed Oregon
- Discussing Traumatic Events and Suicide in Public Meetings (PDF) Trauma Informed Oregon and Oregon Health Authority
- A Treatment Improvement Protocol: Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services (PDF)
- The Trauma Informed Care Project – TIC Project Related Publications
- State of Connecticut Department of Children and Families – Trauma-Informed Care
- Alameda County Trauma Informed Care Self Care Tips
- National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse – Key Assistance Report: Focus on Trauma (PDF)
- Gift From Within
- Dealing with the Effects of Trauma: A Self-Help Guide (PDF)
- Transformational Resilience Program
- Multnomah County Defending Childhood Website
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
Books for Kids
A Terrible Thing Happened: A Story for Children Who Have Witnessed Violence or Trauma by Margaret M. Holmes
Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster Care by Jennifer Wilgocki, MS, and Marcia Kahn Wright, PhD
A Guide for Youth: Understanding Trauma by Brianne Masselli and Johanna Bergan, Youth M.O.V.E. National