September is National Suicide Prevention Month

 

There are resources and help available for those who are struggling. Call the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988, or visit the local resources below.

Oregon Health Authority Suicide Prevention

Suicide is among the leading causes of death in Oregon, and is a major public health issue nationally. The Oregon Health Authority and partners across Oregon are working to prevent deaths from suicide. Learn more here.

Oregon Suicide Prevention

The Oregon Suicide Prevention website, hosted by Lines for Life, is a trusted source of information and support on suicide prevention. They are here to provide support for people struggling with thoughts of suicide as well as practical advice for people worried about how to help and provide support. Learn more here.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center for Oregon

Suicide is a complex issue that requires a multi-pronged approach to address effectively. The Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s Effective Suicide Prevention Model is designed to help develop and implement suicide prevention efforts in any setting. Learn more here.

4J Eugene School District Suicide Prevention Resources

The 4J Eugene School District has a list of available local resources and contacts for youth who are struggling. Learn more here.

White Bird Clinic

The White Bird Clinic is Lane County’s primary, 24/7, free crisis intervention service. For over 50 years, they have been offering immediate, short-term support. Their trained counselors have both a deep ability to empathize with clients, as well as extensive knowledge of local resources that are appropriate to provide ongoing care. Learn more here.