Connections and referrals to services
Regional information and referrals
A triage line to help navigate services
7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Clackamas County COVID-19 Related Resources
Connections to services such as health care, food, rental assistance, things for kids to do and more.
Clackamas County Call Center
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m to 5 p.m.
Oregon Food Connections lists school lunch sites, food box pick-ups, food banks, SNAP updates and more.
You matter. Reach out. Connect.
Mental Health Support
Clackamas County Crisis and Support Line
Hope and connection are important in these trying times. While the Clackamas County Mental Health Center is not open to walk-ins, the phone number is available 24/7. This number is not just a crisis line, staff provide support for anyone worried or anxious about what is going on.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Provides 24/7, free, and confidential support. Military veterans may press ‘1’ for specialized care.
Senior Loneliness Line
Provides 24/7, free and confidential support to older adults.
Trans Lifeline’s Peer Support Hotline
Peer support service run by trans people.
Tribe Wellness Community
Offers free online mental health support groups with groups for teens, people in recovery, people with family difficulties, people with mental illness (OCD, anxiety) and more. Online 24 hours a day. Sign up required.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline
1-800-662-HELP (4357) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889.
Confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.
Also visit the online treatment locators.
Support if you are struggling with increased alcohol use
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Provides prevention and treatment support and services.
Oregon Recovery Network
Provides latest state and local recovery resources such as AA Meetings and peer services like recovery mentors.
Mental health connections for teens
Provides free mental health support for teens by teens. Teens can talk about any issue, large or small. Available 24 hours a day and teens staff the line from 4 to 10 p.m.
Text teen2teen to 83983.
Youth Era. Hosts free virtual drop ins where teens can connect every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. on a safe and supportive space called Discord. During “Virtual Drop” hours, youth can access activities such as chat rooms, video game competitions, cooking classes and mindfulness exercises.
The Living Room. Provides youth-centered online support for LGBTQ+ teens (ages 14 to 20) with virtual drop-ins via Discord, D & D sessions, book club and many other online activities.
Q Chat Space. Provides an online space for LGBTQ+ youth to talk about their experiences and connect.
The Trevor Project is a crisis line for LGBTQ+ youth. It also offers text and chat options, an online hangout space and other resources. The Trevor Project Suicide Prevention Lifeline for LGBTQ youth 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386).
What Teens can do. Six tips for your teen who is facing a new “normal.”
Parenting tips and information
- Helping Teens Cope with Stress and Anxiety
- How to deal with COVID-19 from UNICEF
- Tip sheet from the World Health Organization
- Tips for staying positive from the World Health Organization
- How to protect your teens from substance use during this challenging time
- Signs your teen may need mental health support from the American Academy of Pediatrics
- Harvard Medical tips on how to deal with pushback from your teen
- Toddlers to teens: how to help them deal with stress of COVID-19
Things to do
- The Oregon City Library offers many online resources and fun activities.
- Free kid coloring pages to download
- Free teen coloring pages
- Gratitude journal article and templates
- Gratitude mandalas
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