COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

Mental Health and Well-being (new resources on Oregon Department of Education website)
Mental health refers to the emotional, social, cognitive, behavioral, physical and relational thriving of individuals and systems. Visit the link above to find more information about these topics:

  • Mental Health Toolkit
  • An Integrated Model for Mental and Emotional Health
  • Mental Health Guidance & Resources
  • Strengthening Mental Health in Education Initiatives
  • Suicide Prevention (Adi's Act)
  • School Safety & Prevention System (SSPS)
  • All Students Belong
(Posted 12/10/20)

Oregon Health Authority Partners With Oregon Department of Education and Lines for Life to Launch Suicide Prevention and Wellness Program for School Districts

(Salem, Ore.) - The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Oregon Department of Education (ODE), Lines for Life, and local suicide prevention champions are collaborating to launch the Suicide Prevention and Wellness Program for school districts.

This program, part of the new statewide School Safety and Prevention System, is designed to support school districts in implementing and sustaining solid, evidence based and racial equity centered suicide prevention policies and plans.                                  (Posted 8/31/20)

  • If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, please know that help is available. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline run by Lines For Life at 800-273-8255 or text '273TALK' to 839863. En español: 888-628-9454. TTY: 800-799-4TTY (4889).Youthline is a teen-to-teen crisis and help line. Teens are available to help daily, 4 to 10 p.m. Pacific Time (off-hour calls answered by Lines for Life). Call 877-968-8491 or text teen2teen to 839863 or chat at
  • See Crisis Services by Oregon County and a list of crisis lines on OHA’s website. (Posted 8/31/20)

Funeral Guidance for Individuals and Families
Grieving the loss of a loved one
(Posted 5/13/20)

Student Wellness: The North Marion School District counselors, teachers and principals are prepared to help you and your children as we all work through our thoughts and emotional responses to our loss.  Please reach out to any of the resources below if you, or your child need assistance:

1. Contact your child's teacher or school counselor. 

2. Reach out to local resources below:

Resources For Students: 
·  Middle School Counselors: Jeannie Haupt (grades 6 & 7) 503-678-7117; Nicole Gekov (grades 8 & 9) 503-678-8321

·  High School Counselors: Julaine Furduy - 503-678-7160; Michael Stewart - 503-678-7127

·  Intermediate School Counselor: Jordan Walling - 503-678-7129

·  Primary School Counselor: Patti Reeves - 503-678-8507

·  Rodney Dean, Mental Health Therapist/Family Advocate: 503-269-4097

·  Youth and Family Crisis Services/PCC: Joseph Endres- 503-585-4949 (open 24 hours)

·  YouthLine (4-10pm): 1-877-868-8491; text: “teen2teen” to 83963

·  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (24/7) 1-800-273-8255

For Families: 

·  Youth and Family Crisis Services/PCC:  503-585-4949 (open 24 hours)

·  Marion County Mobile Crisis Team: (a MH Professional with a Police Officer)  503-588-6123

·  Rodney Dean, Mental Health Therapist/Family Advocate: 503-269-4097

Talking to your Kids About Suicide.pdf

Virtual Wellness Room Lines for Life.pdf
Worried About My Child Parent Awareness.pdf
Condado de Marion Servicios de Crisis para Ninos, Adolescentes y Familias.pdf
spanish flyer El Suicido.pdf
Las Lineas Para la Vida - Lines for Life SPN.pdf                 
(Transferred from main page on 5/14/20)

 Keeping Children Healthy While School's Out  (Posted 4/30/20)

Kaiser Permanente THRIVING SCHOOLS
Resources for schools and families impacted by COVID-19 (Posted 4/28/20)

Marion County COVID-19 Resources

Marion County Warmline 503-576-4602 (in English and Spanish). Operating during the duration of the COVID-19 response, to support the anticipated need of community members requiring access to resources including crisis, mental health, food, shelter, utilities, and other needs. The warmline hours are seven days a week 8am-8pm and forward to the Psychiatric Crisis Center after hours. (Posted 4/14/20)

FROM Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) (Posted 4/10/20) Coping with our "New Normal," recorded and upcoming events for staff.

(Spanish translation below)

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, many of us can become overstress and coping may become more difficult. Below are helpful resources for anyone who may be struggling, need someone to talk to, or is feeling vulnerable:


  1. Youth Line Tip Sheet Covid-19 flyer – Many students feel lonely, isolated and anxious and the YouthLine is open 7 days a week to help youth work through these feelings.

  2. Handling stress during Covid-19 flyer – a one-page flyer with tips on handling stress from the Mid Valley Suicide Prevention Coalition. (also posted below)

  3. Coping tips from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – click HERE.

  4. You Matter campaign – a safe space for youth to discuss and share stories about mental health and wellness, created and administered by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.  Click HERE

  5. Youth ERA: Read here about transition to new online supports and services for youth (virtual drop-in centers and peer support).

  6. ReachOut Oregon is a statewide telephone and chat service providing support for parents and caregivers. Individuals can call or chat online about their children who experience emotional, behavioral, or physical health, intellectual or developmental disabilities, or educational issues. The parent “warmline” is available at 833-REACHOR (833-732-2467) to provide support by phone, or via the ReachOut Oregon website for chat, email and Facebook messaging. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and messages can be left at any time.

  7. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) guide.  Click HERE.


OTHER:  those that are 55 or older that are feeling isolated or just want to have a friendly conversation


Handling Stress during Covid-19


Durante la emergencia de salud pública de COVID-19, muchos de nosotros podemos sentirnos demasiado estresados y hacer frente puede ser más difícil. A continuación hay recursos útiles para cualquier persona que pueda estar luchando, necesite alguien con quien hablar o se sienta vulnerable.:


  1. Línea para Jóvenes Hoja informativa Folleto de  Covid-19 – muchos estudiantes se sienten solos, aislados y ansiosos, y YouthLine está abierto los 7 días de la semana para ayudar a los jóvenes a superar estos sentimientos.
  2. Folleto de manejo del estrés durante el Covid-19: un folleto de una página con consejos sobre cómo manejar el estrés de la Coalición de Prevención de Suicidio de Mid Valley. (también publicado a continuación)
  3. Consejos de afrontamiento de la Línea Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio – haga clic AQUI.
  4. Campaña Tú Importas – Un espacio seguro para que los jóvenes discutan y compartan historias sobre salud mental y bienestar, creado y administrado por el Cuerda Salvavidas Nacional para la Prevención del Puicidio.  Haga clic AQUI
  5. ERA para Jóvenes: Lea aquí sobre la transición a soportes y servicios nuevos en línea para jóvenes (centros virtuales de acogida y apoyo entre compañeros).
  6. ReachOut Oregón es un servicio telefónico y de chat en todo el estado que brinda apoyo a padres y cuidadores. Las personas pueden llamar o chatear en línea sobre sus hijos que experimentan problemas de salud emocional, conductual o física, discapacidad intelectual o del desarrollo, o problemas educativos. La "línea de atención" para padres está disponible en 833-REACHOR (833-732-2467) para proporcionar asistencia por teléfono o mediante el sitio web de ReachOut Oregon para chat, correo electrónico y mensajes de Facebook. El horario es de mediodía a 7 p.m. de martes a jueves, y los mensajes se pueden dejar en cualquier momento.
  7. Guía de la Alianza Nacional de Enfermedades Mentales (NAMI).  Haga clic AQUI.


OTRO:  los mayores de 55 años que se sienten aislados o simplemente quieren tener una conversación amistosa

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