Family and Youth Resources
All Oregon – See our local resource pages for groups and organizations in your area.
Family and Youth Resources
Providing a safe place for teens who need honest and accurate information, this website provides resources on mental health issues.
Teen Mental Health
Geared towards teenagers, this website provides learning tools on a variety of mental illnesses, videos, and resources for friends.
Mindfulness for Teens
This website has resources to help teens use mindfulness to handle stress and includes apps to practice meditation and guided meditation recordings.
A text messaging system that provides an easy way to record how you’re feeling and tracks your daily moods to share with friends, family, or a health professional.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project provides crisis support through its accredited, free and confidential phone, instant message and text messaging crisis intervention services. Focus on suicide prevention, The Trevor Project offers the largest safe social networking community for LGBTQ youth and resources for youth and adults. The Trevor Lifeline is available 24/7
Text START to 678-678
Chat at https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Your Life, Your Voice
Your Life, Your Voice is supported by the Boys Town National Hotline, and provides several ways for teens to get connected with someone to discuss any issue that is impacting them in the moment such as feeling depressed, contemplating suicide, being physically or sexually abused, on the run, addicted, threatened by gang violence, fighting with a friend or parent, or if you are faced with an overwhelming challenge.
Text VOICE to 20121
Go Ask Alice!
Geared at young adults, this question and answer website contains a large database of questions about a variety of concerns surrounding emotional health.
Promoting emotional health and prevent suicide among college students, this website provides an online resource center, ULifeline, a public dialogue forum, Half of Us, and Transition Year, resources and tools to help students transition to college.
Strength of Us
An online community designed to inspire young adults impacted by mental health issues to think positive, stay strong and achieve goals through peer support and resource sharing.
The goal of OK2TALK is to create a community for teens and young adults struggling with mental health problems and encourage them to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope. Anyone can add their voice by sharing creative content such as poetry, inspirational quotes, photos, videos, song lyrics and messages of support in a safe, moderated space.
Center for Young Women’s Health and Center for Young Men’s Health
These websites provides a series of guides on emotional health, including on test anxiety, depression, bullying, and eating disorders.
The “Your Feelings” section of this website offers guidance to teenage girls on recognizing a mental health problem, getting help, and talking to parents.
Kelty Mental Health Resource Center
Reference sheets are provided that list top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support for mental health disorders.
This website provides information on specific mental health disorders, as well as resources to help teens make safe plans when feeling suicidal, and helpful tips on how to relax.
Beacon is a portal to online applications (websites, mobile applications and internet support groups) for mental disorders reviewed and rated by health experts.
This website reflects the lived experience of mental health conditions, including research-based modules with hours of recording and analysis.
National Eating Disorder Association supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. NEDA’s programs and services are designed to help you find the help and support you need. They also have a Helpline available Monday-Thursday from 9AM to 9PM and Friday from 9AM to 5PM for support, resources and treatment options.
You Matter is a movement to spread the word that your problems, your worries, your fears, and above all you—unique and real you—matter. And because just about everyone—at some point—hits the wall, we’re here to help.You Matter was created by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to let people know that suicide is preventable.
If you need support, call 1-800-273-8255 or chat with the lifeline.