September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month 

Suicide is not the answer. Thoughts of suicide can be frightening. But by reaching out
for help or checking in with friends and family, we can avoid devastating outcomes.

Learn how to:

Do you know someone in crisis? 

National Suicide Hotline: 988

Polk County Crisis:  503-623-9289

Marion County Psychiatrict Crisis Center: 503-585-4949

TeenText Line: text teen2teen to 83963

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

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Want to better support someone struggling with their mental health?

The Mid-Valley Suicide Prevention Coalition offers a number of suicide intervention training sessions. Click here to sign up for a training in your region. 


Looking for mental health resources? 

Click here some resources that might work for you! 


Thank you to Ohio Suicide Prevention Coalition for the inspiration for the "Life Is Better With You Here" campaign theme.