An astounding 66% of adults in Oregon live with mild mental health conditions, such as exhibiting symptoms of depression and/or anxiety. About 43% of state residents experience moderate conditions. These numbers are eye-opening, especially for Portland residents, considering it’s the most populated city in Oregon and the 25th most populated city in the entire United States.
Here are three completely free and confidential resources that any Portlandian can and should utilize. Professionally trained mental health specialists are standing by. Call today and explore your options.
The Mental Health Hotline
The Mental Health Hotline (MHH) offers free, confidential, around-the-clock assistance with any mental health issue whatsoever. Call 866-903-3787 anytime to reach a trained professional who can offer guidance, counseling, and more resources if need be. Give us a call now, or feel free to browse our website, which is loaded with helpful information and external links.
Multnomah County BHCC
The Multnomah County Behavioral Health Call Center offers 24/7 support to anyone experiencing mental health issues on any scale. Call 503-988-4888 or for a toll-free option, call 800-716-9769. Click here to learn more about the county’s program.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is one of the largest resources for free assistance with mental health issues in the US. Call 800-950-6264 anytime to reach a crisis counselor, or text “NAMI” to 741741. Multnomah County has its own NAMI hub – visit the website by clicking here.
Oregon Mental Health Resources
Find more resources and information on mental health services available in the state, including hotlines, support groups, and treatment centers. If you or someone you know is in need of mental health support, please visit this page for more information.