Mental Health Links

"You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle."

The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care information.  The following is not meant to be a comprehensive list, nor is it an endorsement of the content of the sites.

Crisis Intervention

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, such as intent or a plan for suicide, we advise people to call 911, or the Whitebird Crisis Center at 541-687-4000 or go to their nearest emergency room for safety, and ensure they get immediate attention.

Suicide Awareness & Hotlines

Domestic Violence & Trauma Support

Parenting Websites 

  • AhaParenting – Dr. Laura Markham’s site with articles and support from pregnancy through adolescence.

Marriage & Relationships

Shame Resilience & General Kick-Ass Awesomeness


Local Resources 

  • Center for Community Counseling – A local resource offering affordable counseling options for uninsured or limited means.
  • University of Oregon HEDCO Clinic –  Graduate student therapists provide sliding-fee scale individual, couples and family therapy services.
  • Relief Nursery – A local non-profit dedicated to child safety and supporting families
  • EC Cares – Lane County’s early intervention and early childhood special education center provides evaluation and therapeutic options for infants through preschool-age children with suspected or diagnosed developmental challenges.
  • CASA of Lane County – Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, volunteers provide a voice for abused and neglected children.

Associations & Institutes


Anxiety Disorders

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • CHADD – For children and adults to increase learning more and access support.
  • ADDitude magazine – Stories, forums and information for those with ADHD and caregivers of individuals  diagnosed with ADHD.
  • Attention Deficit Disorder Association – Support, news and information for adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.