Suicide Awareness and Prevention Resource Guide
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 Are you seriously considering suicide? Call 911
Crisis Text Line Text SOS to 741741 US), 85258 (UK, 686868-CAN
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255) or TDD 800.448.1833
Chatline en espanol 888-628-9454 or TTY 800-799-4TTY (4889)
Curry County Crisis Talk Line - 877-519-9322
Copline 800-267-5463
Trevor Lifeline. - LGBTQ - Text "trevor" to 202-304-1200 Thu and Fri, 4pm to 8pm ET
Veterans (VA) Crisis Line - Text 838255 or Talk 800-273-8255 press 1
Native Youth Crisis Hotline 877-209-1266
Wikipedia List of Suicide Crisis Lines

 Curry County

Law Enforcement

Emergency Numbers
Global Anti-Stigma Alliance
Insurance Providers
International Organizations
Specific Mental Health Disorders & Issues
Mental Health Organizations

General Support and Information
Child and Adolescent Support
High School and College Support
Military and Veteran Communities
Peer Support


More Trainings

Evidence-Based Practices - SAMHSA NEW

Youth Suicide Prevention Publications and Videos

WarningSeason 2 of 13 Reasons Why breaks May 18 on Netfliex..Watch it with your kids for their safety. Know the facts. Have these supportive resources available for parents, students and stakeholders.


Other Training Options
NAMI Ending the Silence - A mental health awareness program for teens
Ending The Silence Model Presentation Video
Mental Illness: What You See / What You Don't See

More Trainings
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54 Oregon Health Authority Continuing Education Courses for Suicide Assessment, Treatment and/or Management Zero
Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) Webnars
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) Online Courses
Suicide Webnars - A multi-source collection of readings, tools, videos, and webinars to help you understand and implement Zero Suicide.


ACES Trauma Training for Educators (Free) This is a free 43 minute video training resource designed to give anyone who works with children important trauma-focused information about how student learning and behavior is impacted by trauma and how educators and support staff can help students develop a greater sense of safety at school and begin to build new emotional regulation skills. As educators, we have to learn to not see the student's trauma response as defiance, disrespect, boredom, or intentional manipulation, but rather a protective response that requires safety in order to settle and help the child return to their "thinking" brain. Click here for the video and discussion guide developed by Communities In Schools:

* Act Against Suicide: For Nurses (6) Program Dates Kirkland, WA

* Addressing Suicide Risk in Substance Abuse Clients - Substance Abuse Counselors (6)

* Adults, Teens and Kids Suicide Prevention - Nurses (6.5)


* ASIST-Applied Suicide Intevervention Skills Oregon - Community Members, Behavioral Health and Health Care Professionals 2-Day In Person Class (12)

* ASIST-Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - 2- Community Members, Behavioral Health and Health Care Professionals Day In Person Class (12)

* Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) - Behavioral Health and Health Care Providers who have a master's or doctoral degree in a behavioral health field (6)

* Assessment and Management of the Suicidal Patient - Mental Healt Professionals (6)

* Assessment of Suicide Potential New Jersey NASW (6)

* Assessment, Treatment, and Management of Suicide - Mental Health Healthcare (6)

* At Risk for PK-12 Educators - Kognito Online Educators (8)

CIT Crisis Intervention Training for Police Officers

College Dreams Building supportive relationships with students to remove barriers and break the cycle of poverty.

Columbia Care

* Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) - Mental Health Healthcare. Access to lethal means can determine whether a person who is suicidal lives or dies. This course helps providers develop effective safety plans for people at risk of suicide. Mental Health Healthcare C.A.L.M. is SPRC`s free self-paced online course to improve your knowledge and skills in suicide prevention. It is especially for clinicians and other service providers, educators, health professionals, public officials, and members of community-based coalitions who are responsible for developing and implementing effective suicide prevention programs and policies. Access to lethal means can determine whether a person who is suicidal lives or dies. This course helps providers develop effective safety plans for people at risk of suicide. (8)

Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) SPRC

C-SSRC Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale Risk Assessment

* Depression and Suicide Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment Washington State Pharmacy - Pharmacists, Nurses, Dietitians (1.5)

* Depression and Suicide Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment Online - Nurses (1.5)

Health Literacy Training coming to Brookings and Gold Beach on October 26, 2017. Contact Lisa at

ICRC-S Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention

* Identifying, Assessing, & Responding to Suicide Risk - Mental Health Healthcare (6)

* Innovative Approaches to School-Based Suicide Prevention Kognito Webinar - Teachers, School Administrator (2)

Jackson County SART (Sexual Abuse Response Team) Free services are available around the clock, providing care needed to recover and take back lives.


13 Reasons Why Talking Points for Educators

Kognito creates digital experiences that prepare people for the conversations that matter most. Our scientists, artists, and technologists use the latest principles behind neuroscience, social cognition, and game mechanics to create simulated conversations with virtual humans where people learn, practice and self-assess their ability to manage conversations that can lead to positive changes in social, emotional, and physical health. The company's science-driven and research-proven approach have made Kognito the only company with health simulations listed in the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP). Learn more at

Locating and Understanding Data for Suicide Prevention - This course presents readily-accessible sources of data that can help you understand the suicide problem in your state or community, and determine which data are most useful for informing your prevention activities/ SPRC

Maslow Project Basic needs. School and street-based outreach.

Medford Group Peer Support, Leadership Groups, Character Academy, Academic Help, Job Prep

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. The adult Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions. The adult course is available in both English and Spanish. Course participants come from a variety of backgrounds and play various roles in a community. Instructors may specialize in providing the course to groups such as: Public safety, Higher education, Military families, Rural audiences. (8) Adult English | Adult Spanish |Youth English | Youth Spanish | Law Enforcement

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety

* My Client is Thinking About Suicide--What Do I Do? - Behavioral Health (0.5)

NAMI Ending the Silence. Helping middle and high schoolers understand mental illness makes a big difference. We can teach them about the warning signs for themselves and their friends. NAMI Ending the Silence helps raise awareness and change perceptions around mental health conditions. Through this free classroom presentation, students get to see the reality of living with a mental health condition. During the 50-minute presentation, a young adult living with mental illness and a family member tell their stories about mental health challenges, including what hurt and what helped. What Your Students Get

Moving stories from positive role models have the power to change kids' views. The discussion gives students the rare opportunity to ask questions about mental health challenges to people who have lived it. The presentation’s message of empathy and hope encourages students to actively care for themselves and their friends. It also teaches them it's okay to talk about what they're feeling. NAMI Ending the Silence covers:

  • Early warning signs
  • Facts and statistics about youth and mental health conditions
  • When, where and how to get help for themselves or their friends
  • When it’s not okay to keep a secret

Schedule An Ending The Silence Presentation If you would like to host a NAMI Ending the Silence presentation at your school, contact your local NAMI. If the presentation isn’t already available, ask to bring it to your community.

National Center for the Prevention of Youth Suicide

* National Version-Making Educators Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention: Act on Facts 2017-18 - Teachers, School Administators (2)

* Preventing Suicide in Emergency Departments - Healthcare Behavioral Health (2)

Preventing Suicide in Emergency Department Patients (SPRC)

Preventing Suicide in Emergency Department Patients This online course teaches professionals who work in emergency departments how to conduct screening, assessment, and brief interventions with patients at risk of suicide

QPR Question Persuade Refer

* QPR for Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists and Health Care Providers - Occupational, Physical therapists and Healthcare (3)

* QPR for Pharmacists (3)

* QPR for School Health Professionals - School social workers, counselors, nurses (3)

QPR Online Gatekeeper Training. Our Gatekeeper course is taught in a clear, concise format using the latest in educational technology and practices. The course takes approximately one hour to complete. KEY COMPONENTS COVERED IN TRAINING: How to Question, Persuade and Refer someone who may be suicidal. How to get help for yourself or learn more about preventing suicide. The common causes of suicidal behavior. The warning signs of suicide. How to get help for someone in crisis. $29.95. Start training now.

QPR Gatekeeper Trainer Certification Course. Becoming a certified trainer of QPR’s industry-leading approach to suicide prevention is an excellent way for individuals and organizations to help empower their communities to effectively intervene on behalf of suicidal and in-crisis people. GATEKEEPER TRAINING CERTIFICATION: 3-year Certification, 12 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). 25 QPR classroom booklets and everything you’ll need to host your first training workshop. Must be 18 years or older to complete this course. $495 Inquire now.

* QPRT Suicide Risk Assessment & Risk Management - Health Professionals (6)

* QPR Suicide Training Triage: Level 2 - Advance Level 8

* QPR Suicide Triage Training Level 2 - Behavioral Health Healthcare (8-10)

Reaching Teens covers multiple aspects of trauma-informed work. The only cost for participating in the training is the purchase of the materials, and we’ve been able to work out a reduced rate for work group participants. For more information, please contact Peter Buckley at

Resilience in Action A return presentation by Dr. Ken Ginsburg sponsored by AllCare, the Ford Family Foundation, The Oregon Department of Human Services and Southern Oregon Success.

Over 500 people from around the region attended Dr. Ginsburg's presentation in Medford last October. We're pleased to be able to bring him back so the vital information he has on trauma and resilience can reach an even larger audience. Please save the date! Reservations will be required, more info to come soon.

Resolve, Fundamentals of Mediation provides training, consultation, coaching, and on-site support to schools for whole school implementation of restorative justice and education programs for students on the topics of conflict resolution and bullying intervention. Restorative justice provides a framework for building student accountability and responding to wrongdoing while strengthening student and community relationships. It is not a singular program or process, rather a philosophy and practice based on a core set of principles that emphasize healing and repair over punishment, inclusion over exclusion, and individual accountability with a high level of community support. Please note: Resolve also offers Family Mediation services.

Resolve: Getting results with restorative justice programs. Our remarkable partner organization, Resolve, is one of the hosts for the Northwest Justice Forum listed above. Resolve is having a definite impact in our region with the Restorative Justice programs they lead in many of our local schools.

Some results to note: at North Medford High School, there have been 63% fewer referrals for disrespect, and 78% fewer referrals for weapons on campus since the program began. Rogue River Junior/Senior High School has seen an increase in graduation rates of 13%, an increase in attendance of 8% and 612 fewer disciplinary referrals.

At Phoenix High School, there have been 66% fewer disciplinary referrals, 47% fewer suspensions and an attendance increase of 13%.

Resolve’s other Restorative Justice school partners include Talent Middle School, Roosevelt Elementary School, Ruch Community School, Jefferson Elementary School and Central Medford High.


Response is a comprehensive high school-based program that increases awareness about suicide among high school staff, students and parents. All program components are designed to heighten sensitivity to depression and suicidal ideation, increase identification, and facilitate referral. The program also provides procedures to refer a student who may be at-risk for suicide. Components include (1) a two-hour awareness training for staff, (2) a four-hour student curriculum (spread across four class periods), and parent awareness materials and an implementation assistance manual for administrators. Before implementing the awareness components, participating schools must identify key staff to serve on a suicide prevention team. Key school-based staff should include the principal or vice-principal, a school-based RESPONSE coordinator, two "suicide contacts" responsible for handling referrals, and a counselor.

Rose Circle (soon to be called Rogue Valley Mentoring)

Offering mentor circles (community and school based) in a group setting as well as one-to-one mentoring for youth from age 10 to 24.

Rogue Valley Family YMCA

The YMCA has a variety of youth development programs. Afterschool, youth sports and camping programs are held on-site at many schools. Many other youth development and healthy living programs are held at the YMCA facility. The YMCA financial assistance program helps families with scholarships to attend Y programs and identify community resources.

For a detailed list of regional resources in health care, mental health care, human services, workforce development and other sectors, please visit the community resources pages at Southern Oregon Success. If you wish to receive updates from Southern Oregon Success, please email “subscribe” to

Rural Mental Health First Aid Nearly twenty percent of people in the United States live in a rural area. The challenges faced by residents in rural areas are significantly different than those in urban areas. Rural populations are often underserved and possess health and behavioral health disparities. Rural communities have a chronic shortage of behavioral health providers and limited access to services. Mental Health First Aid has the potential to address these disparities in rural communities by increasing mental health literacy (i.e., knowledge and beliefs about mental disorders which aid their recognition, management, or prevention) among key community members – creating a stronger, more prepared network of support for individuals living in rural areas. Rural Mental Health First Aid is a way to build community level capacity to identify mental health and substance use issues early and for rural residents to increase their confidence to intervene and refer people to the resources that do exist. Rural communities have a long history of being innovative and taking responsibility. Mental Health First Aid is a way to increase the level of baseline knowledge about mental health and substance use issues and to decrease the negative perceptions often associated with these issues. Our targeted effort to serve rural communities addresses their unique characteristics, recognizes the community of rural Mental Health First Aid instructors, and enhances community capacity around behavioral health issues in rural areas. How Can I Get my Community Involved? Communities interested in learning about bringing the training to their area should review our rural Quick Start Guide on how to get started. (8)

safeTALK contact for informtion

* SAFE-T Training (Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Training) - Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Acupuncturists (3)

School Suicide Prevention Accreditation Program

Strategic Planning Approach to Suicide Prevention SPRC

Strategic Planning Approach to Suicide Prevention This course can help you identify activities that will be effective in addressing the problem of suicide and assist with prioritizing efforts among the different options.

* Suicidal Client: Assessment and Treatment Considerations My Client is Thinking about Suicide….Now What Do I Do? - Behavioral Health (1.5)

* Suicide Assessment 201: Suicide and Assessment of Risk for In-Hospital Suicide and Aggression in High-Dependency Care Environments - In hoospital providers (3)

* Suicide Assessment and Intervention - Behavioral health (1.5)

* Suicide Assessment and Prevention - Physicians, Nurses, Healthcare Professionals (6)

* Suicide Assessment and Prevention - Mental Health Professionals (6)

* Suicide Assessment, Screening & Referral - Certified counselors, chemical dependency professionals, chiropractors, occupational therapists and assistants, and physical therapists and assistants (3)

* Suicide Assessment, Treatment and Management - Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, alcohol and drug abuse counselors, and other behavioral health professionals (6)

* Suicide Awareness & Referral Training for Pharmacy Professionals (3)

* Suicide Care for Physical and Occupational Therapists - Physical, Occupational Therapists (3)

* Suicide: Dimensions of Prevention and Intervention Not found. Did find Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Nurses (6.25)

Suicide Assessment and Management (6)

Suicide Assessment, Treatment, Ethics & Risk Management Considerations (12)

* Suicide in the Elderly - Behavioral Health Care (2)

* Suicide Overview & Assessment - Behavioral health (6)

* Suicide Prevention Assessment, Treatment and Risk Management for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Pharmacists (6)

* Suicide Prevention: Assessment, Treatment, and Risk Management of At-Risk Populations for Nurses (6)

* Suicide Prevention, Assessment, Treatment, and Risk Management of At-Risk Populations for PTs, OTs, and Pharmacists - - Physical Therapists (3)

* Suicide Prevention Assessment, Treatment, and Risk Management of At-Risk Populations for PTs, OTs, and Pharmacists - Occupational Therapy (3)

* Suicide Prevention, Assessment, Treatment, and Risk Management of At-Risk Populations for PTs, OTs, and Pharmacists - Pharmacy (3)

* Suicide Prevention: Assessment, Treatment, and Risk Management of At-Risk Populations - Medicine (6)

* Suicide Prevention: Assessment, Treatment, and Risk Management of At-Risk Populations - Social Work (6)

* Suicide Prevention: Assessment, Treatment, and Risk Management of At-Risk Populations - Psyshology (6)

* Suicide Prevention Course - Nurses (6)

* Suicide Prevention for Healthcare Providers - Healthcare Behavioral Health (3) Not found

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

* Suicide Prevention Training - Nurses (6.5)

* Suicide Prevention Training for Healthcare Professionals - Registered Nurses, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthestist, Clinical Nur Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse (6)

* Suicide Risk Assessment and Management Training Pro Level 3 APRT - Behavioral Health Healthcare (8-12)

* Suicide Risk Assessment and Triage Using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale C-SSRS - Healthcare Behavioral health, first responders (1)

* Suicide Risk Assessment: You May Save A Life Behavioral health (4)

* Suicide Screening and Referral Elements - Behavioral health (3)

* Suicide Screening and Referral Training - Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Registered Nurse (RN) (3)

* Suicide to Hope - Behavioral Health Providers, Professional Caregivers-Focus on long-term work (7)

* Suicide: Treatment, Ethics & Risk Management - Behavioral health (6)

Survivors After Suicide Program http//

Talk Saves Lives A community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it. Learn what suicide is, who it affects, what we know about it and what can be done to prevent it.

* Training in Suicide Care for Physicians - Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Nurses (6)

Trauma-Effective Leadership Certificate

Treatment, Ethics & Risk Management (6)

* Washington Occupational Therapists Suicide Prevention - Occupational Therapists (3)

* Working with Suicidal Clients - Behavioral health (6)

* Youth and Adult Suicide: Recognition, Assessment and Treatment of Suicidality - Behavioral health and healthcare (8)

Youth Mental Health First Aid

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 Curry County, OR

Curry County Agencies

  • Coast Community Health Ctr 1312 Tichenor Ave PtOrf 332-1114
  • Curry Community Health 412 Adler St Brking 813-2535
  • Curry Community Behavioral Health 29821 Colvin St GldBch 373-8001
  • Curry Community Club House 29845 Airport Way GldBch 373-8001 x 3313
  • Curry Community Health Integrated Services 1403 Oregon St PtOrf 373-8085
  • Curry County Crisis Talk Line 877-519-9322
  • Curry Health Network, 525 Madrona St. PtOrf 332-3861
  • Disabled American Veterans, Brkings 4th Saturday, 10am Chetco Library
  • Emergency Room Curry General Hospital GldBch 247-6621
  • School Based Health Clinic
    • Brookings-Harbor High School 625 Pioneer Rd Room 308 Brking 251-7076
    • Pacific High School 45525 Hwy 101 Sixes 348-2293
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 966, 206 Pacific Ave Brking 412-7214
  • Veterans Service Office 29821 Cokllvin St GldBch 247-3205
Curry County Therapy/Counseling
  • Annamaria Anthony, Psychologist, PhD, MS, CPC Brking 458-207-5706
  • Todd Armstrong, MA LPS NCC, 94176 10th St GldBch 247-5158
  • Theresa Costa PhD Psychologist, LLC, PsyD 625 Spruce St Brking 541-886-5284
  • Andrea Roberta Del Grande, Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Brking 520-251-8655
  • K. Kate Estikta, Clinical Social Work/Therapist MSW, LCSW Near Crescent City 707-415-8808
  • David Franzee, QMHP, 412 Adker St Brking 813-2535
  • Jocelyn Gates LCSW Brking 412-9141
  • Karen Nielsen MA LPC GldBch 892-1495
  • Michael Huck 625 Spruce St Brking 412-0700
  • Bernadette Marie Johnson, MFCC, MFT Crescent City, 707-722-9020
  • Sue Krayer MA Brking 735-2126
  • Rosemarie Reynolds PhD Psychologist Brking 661-5840
  • Soveyra Rosas, LEP, MA, Crescent City 541-275-6263
  • Anne Ryssdal LPC Brking 412-2700
  • Jerry Jay Snodgrass, Licensed professional counselor, MS, LPC Near Brking 458-207-5608
  • Cory Sullins, a PhD candidate intern, Costa Clinical Psychology, 625 Spruce, 412-0700
  • Chuck Weller PO Box 1446 Brking 251-4121
Curry County Law Enforcement - Emergency - 911
  • Brking Police 469-3118
  • GldBch Police 247-6671
  • PtOrf Police 332-9013 x 5
  • State Police 664-4600
  • Curry County Sheriff 247-3242 x 4
  • Curry County Juvenile Department - 247-3302
Emergency Numbers

Are you seriously considering suicide? Call 911

Want to Text?

  • Primary - Crisis Text Hotline Text "SOS" to 741741
  • Primary Text line for Teens Text SOS to 741741
  • Secondary - Text teen2teen to 839863 M-Sun 4-10 pm
  • Primaary - Veterans (VA) Crisis Line Text 838255
  • Secondary - Veterans Crisis Text Line 741741
  • Secondary Veterans Crisis Line Text MIL1 to 839863
  • Primary - Trevor Lifeline. - LGBTQ - Text "trevor" to 202-304-1200 Thu and Fri, 4pm to 8pm ET

Want to talk?

  • Primary - National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255) or TDD 800.448.1833
  • Chatline en espanol 888-628-9454 or TTY 800-799-4889
  • Curry County Crisis Talk Line - 877-519-9322
  • Secondary - National Hopeline Network
    Suicide Prevention Hotline - 800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
    • GldBch 247-4082 After Hours 877-519-9322
  • Youth
    • Boys Town National Crisis Line - 800.448.3000, or TDD 800.448.1833
    • TeenTalk 877-968-8491 4-10 pm,
    • The Trevor Project for Gay youth 866-488-7386
    • Native Youth Crisis Hotline 877-209-1266
  • Law Inforcement
    • Copline - National, 24/7, for officers use - extremely confidential even with at risk callers - 800.267.5463
    • SafeOregon - Safety threats, violence, fights, drugs, alcohol, weapons, bullying and friends that talk about hurting themselves.. Calling or Texting: 844-472-3367 or Emailing:
  • Veterans
    • Primary - Veterans (VA) Helpline 800-273-8255 X 1
    • Secondary Veterans Crisis Line 888-457-4838
    • Primary - Vetrans Text Line text "SOS" to 838255
  • Violence
    • National Domestic Violence Hotline Text 741741 or Talk 800-799-SAFE (7233)
    • National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-HOPE (4673)
    • Curry County Crisis/Suicide Intervention Helpline Child Abuse - 541-247-5437
    • National Child Abuse Hotline 800.422.4453
    • National Self-Harm 800-DONT-CUT
    • Substance Abuse Helpline Text 741741 or Talk 800-923-4357
    • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline 800-ALCOHOL
    • Poison Control hotline - 24/7 800.222.1222
    • Incest Survivors - 505.521.4260
    • Trevor Lifeline, 866-488-7386, Available 24/7
    • Trans Lifeline 877-565-8860 Available 24/7
    • GLBT National Help Center, Toll-Free National Hotline 888-843-4564, M-F 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET
      • Youth Talkline For teens and young adults up to age 25. 800-246-7743 M-F 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET
    • Fenway Health Helpline LGBT (25+) 617-267-9001, Toll-free: 888-340-4528 M-Sa 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET
    • Peer Listening Line (25 and under) 617-267-2535 Toll-free: 800-399-PEER. M-Sa 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET
  • Additions Recovery Center 779-1282
  • Alcohol & Drug Helpline 800-621-1646
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (Last #s we had no longer get answered.)
  • Council on A & D Dependence 800-654-4673
  • Friends Left Behind: Free support group for anyone who has lost someone to suicide. First Friday, 6pm, Member run group. Provided by Costa Clinical Psychology, 625 Spruce St, Brking 412-0700
  • Narcotics Anonymous
Specific Mental Health Disorders & Issues
Insurance Providers
Suicide Prevention
Youth Suicide Prevention Publications and Videos
General Support and Information
Child and Adolescent Support
High School and College Support
Military and Veteran Communities
Peer Support
  • Advisoy Board, Curry County, 4th Thursday, 1-2:30p, Blue Room, City Hall, Gold Beach, OR
  • Peer Advisory Council, 4th Monday, AllCare Health Office, 16271 Highway 101, Harbor, OR
Global Anti-Stigma Alliance
International Organizations


Evidence-Based Practices

Anxiety in Children - August 31, 2017

Systematic evidence review examining comparative effectiveness and harms of psychotherapy and medications for childhood anxiety disorders panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, specific phobias, generalized anxiety disorder, and separation anxiety. Plus 278 page PDF

Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) Toolkit

The Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) Toolkit is a free resource for medical settings (emergency department, inpatient medical/surgical units, outpatient clinics/primary care) that can help nurses or physicians successfully identify youth at risk for suicide.

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT

This toolkit offers tools and guidance to facilitate the implementation of the evidence-based practice of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT). Plus 34 paage PDF

Behavioral Disorders Among Young People

Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities. Free PDF

Cochrane Reviews on Mental Health

The Cochrane Library (ISSN 1465-1858) is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups

Comparative Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Treatments for Patients With Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Evidence

This systematic literature review addresses questions about the comparative effectiveness of smoking cessation treatments for patients with depression. Plus 83 page PDF

Core Elements for Responding to Mental Health Crises

This manual offers guidance on improving services for people living with serious mental illness or emotional health issues during a mental health crises. It defines values, principles, and infrastructure to support appropriate responses to crises in diverse situations. Plus 26 page PDF

Disparities Within Serious Mental Illness - May 26, 2016

Systematic evidence review describing and reviewing the effectiveness of interventions that address disparities among adult patients with serious mental illness. Plus 129 page PDF

Family Psychoeducation Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT

This toolkit offers evidence-based practices to help public officials develop family psychoeducation-based mental health programs. Training your staff a 90 page PDF


NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition

First and Second Generation Antipsychotics in Children and Young Adults: Systematic Review Update - March 16, 2017

Systematic evidence review assessing the effectiveness and harms of first- and second-generation antipsychotics FGAs and SGAs used for treating children, adolescents, and young adults. Executive Summary 34 page PDF

Illness Management and Recovery Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT

This toolkit offers guidance to behavioral health officials on developing illness-management and recovery mental health programs that emphasize personal goal setting and actionable strategies for recovery. Plus How to Use tool kit - 14 page PDF


This toolkit gives practice principles for integrated treatment for mental illness, substance use disorders, or both, and offers advice from successful programs Plus Evaluating your Program a 94 paage PDF

Interventions for Disruptive-Behavior Disorders Evidence-Based-Practices-(EBP)-KIT

This kit provides tools to assist in developing mental health programs that help prevent or reduce severe aggressive behavioral, emotional, and development issues in children by enhancing the knowledge of parents, caregivers, and providers. Characters and needs 16 page PDF

Management Strategies to Reduce Psychiatric Readmissions - May 21, 2015

Technical brief describing and comparing four core management strategies to reduce psychiatric readmissions--length of stay for inpatient care, transition support services i.e., care provided as the individual moves to outpatient care, short-term alternatives to psychiatric rehospitalization i.e., short-term outpatient care provided in place of psychiatric rehospitalization for those not at significant risk of harm to self or others, and long-term approaches for reducing psychiatric rehospitalization--for patients at high risk of psychiatric readmission. Technical Brief Disposition of Comments 48 page PDF

MedTEAM (Medication Treatment, Evaluation, and Management) Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT

This kit equips treatment teams at mental health agencies with guidance on incorporating the latest scientific evidence with patient input to help them make decisions about medication management. The Evidence a 42 page PDF

Metabolic Monitoring for Patients Treated with Antipsychotic Medications

The objectives of this study are to review published international monitoring guidelines, establish goals for metabolic monitoring, and make recommendations for practice for patients treated with antipsychotic medications. Plus 10 page PDF

NASMHPD TA Coalition Papers

NASMHPD works with states, federal partners, and stakeholders to promote wellness, recovery, and resiliency for individuals with mental health conditions or co-occurring mental health and substance related disorders

Nonpharmacological Versus Pharmacological Treatments for Adult Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

The objective of this review is to compare the benefits and harms of second-generation antidepressants (SGAs), psychological, complementary and alternative medicine, and exercise treatment options as first-step interventions for adult outpatients with acute-phase major depressive disorder (MDD), and as second-step interventions for patients with MDD who did not achieve remission after a first treatment attempt with SGAs. Plus 15 page Executive Summary PDF

Permanent Supportive Housing Evidence-Based Practices (EBP KIT)

This toolkit outlines the essential components for supportive housing services and programs for people living with mental illness disorders. Tools for Talent 28 page PDF

Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs and Practices

This technical package represents a select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their focus on prevention activities with the greatest potential to prevent suicide. Plus 62 page PDF

Psychological Training in Assessment and Treatment of Persons with Serious Mental Illness

The Council for Psychological Training in Assessment and Treatment of Persons with SMI/SED has launched a new website ( to share information with mental health professionals who are interested in working with people with serious mental health disorders (SMI) and those with emerging severe emotional disturbances (SED). The Council oversees the development of curriculum materials, establishment of competencies to work with these populations, evaluation mechanisms to ensure competency of professional psychologists for this work, conducts training, and encourages research and publications in this area. The Council also works to promote understanding of the etiology, nature, impact, and amelioration of SMI/SED among psychologists, other mental health professionals, and the general public by posting information, research, links to relevant organizations, and other pertinent information on its website.

Psychosocial and Pharmacologic Interventions for Disruptive Behavior in Children and Adolescents - October 19, 2015

Systematic evidence review assessing psychosocial and pharmacologic treatment for children with disruptive behavior disorders. Plus 18 page Executive Summary PDF

Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE)

Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode or RAISE is a large-scale research initiative led by the National Institute of Mental Health that began with two studies examining different aspects of coordinated specialty care (CSC) treatments for people who were experiencing first episode psychosis.

Strategies to De-Escalate Aggressive Behavior in Psychiatric Patients - July 14, 2016

Systematic evidence review comparing the effectiveness of strategies to prevent and de-escalate aggressive behaviors in psychiatric patients in acute care settings, including interventions aimed specifically at reducing use of seclusion and restraint. 23 page Executive Summary PDF

Strategies to Improve Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents

The objective of this abstract is to assess the effectiveness of quality improvement, implementation, and dissemination strategies that seek to improve the mental health care of children and adolescents; to examine harms associated with these strategies; and to determine whether effectiveness or harms vary in subgroups based on system, organizational, practitioner, or patient characteristics. Plus 26 page Executive Summary PDF

Suicide Prevention Resource Center evidence-based prevention

This website discusses evidence-based suicide prevention and provides sources of information regarding evidence-based programs and literature reviews

Supported Education Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT

This kit provides information and resources for implementing supported education that enables consumers to pursue goals interrupted due to symptoms of behavioral health conditions. Plus Using Multimedia 50 page PDF

Treatment for Adults With Schizophrenia: A Systematic Review

The purpose of this systematic review is to evaluate treatments for adults with schizophrenia. Plus 23 page Executive Summary PDF

Treatment of Depression in Older Adults Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT

Offers information about an array of evidence-based practices for treatment and services to improve outcomes. Plus PDF

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Anxiety Disorders

This brief discusses the signs and risk factors for different types of anxiety disorders and provides a summary of evidence based options for their treatment.

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

This summary discusses the signs, risk factors, treatment options and support activities related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Bipolar Disorders

This summary discusses the signs, risk factors, treatment, recovery, and social supports for bipolar disorders.

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

This summary discusses the symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and recovery supports for borderline personality disorder (BPD).

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Depression

This summary discusses the signs, risk factors, treatment, recovery, and social supports for depressive disorders.

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Disruptive Behavior Disorders

This summary discusses the signs, risk factors, and treatment for disruptive behavior disorders, such as oppositional defiant or conduct disorders.

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Eating Disorders

This summary discusses the signs, risk factors, treatment, recovery and social supports for anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating, and other eating disorders

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Insomnia Disorders

This summary discusses the signs, risk factors, treatment, and more for acute and chronic insomnia disorders.

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD)

This summary discusses the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

This summary discusses the signs, risk factors, treatments, and social support services for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Treatments for Mental Disorders: Schizophrenia

This summary discusses schizophrenia symptoms, risk factors, treatment, peer support services, and more.

Understanding A First Episode Of Psychosis Young Adult: Get the Facts

This fact sheet offers young adults information on living with psychosis. It discusses causes of psychosis, and approaches to treatment. Plus 4 page PDF

VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Major Depressive Disorder

The guideline describes the critical decision points in the management of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems.


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