Services and Crisis Lines
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Help is available 24/7. Language interpreters are available on all helplines.
Lines for Life offers services designed to meet various needs for help over phone, text, and chat. Learn more about our support helplines below and reach out to us if you’re struggling.
Mental Health Crisis Services
When you’re struggling or overwhelmed, we’re here to help you get the support you need. We answer 24/7, listen without judgement, and provide resources as needed. Lines for Life’s mental health crisis services connect you to the right care, right now.
988 – Help for Thoughts of Suicide or Mental Health Crisis
988 (Call or Text)
Chat with the 988 Lifeline online, 24/7
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline connects callers to trained crisis counselors in their area who can offer support and resources. Lines for Life answers over 25,000 Oregon calls to the Lifeline each year.
If you or a loved one are struggling with thoughts of suicide or another mental health crisis, please give us a call.
Behavioral Health Support Line - Get Help Finding A Provider
Behavioral Health Support Line
Behavioral Health Support Line provides immediate behavioral health screening, counseling services, and referrals to available mental health and substance use recovery/rehabilitation providers nearby for ongoing care, using a statewide directory tool. Callers do not need to be in a crisis to contact this line.
When you call, a clinician will listen as you talk through your needs. We’ll learn about what you’re going through, offer immediate support, and can refer you to care at no cost.
Ayuda En Español
Ayuda En Español (https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/en-espanol/)
Lifeline ofrece 24/7, gratuito servicios en español, no es necesario hablar ingles si usted necesita ayuda.
We can help you pave your path to recovery from alcohol or drug use. Lines for Life provides referrals for treatment and counseling services, and can help you access providers that match your needs. We also help people waive citation fines for possession of small amounts of drugs in Oregon.
Help for Alcohol & Drug Use
Alcohol & Drug Helpline
or text Recovery Now to 839863
Texting available Monday-Friday, 2-6pm Pacific Time
If you or someone you know needs help understanding or dealing with substance use, we can provide compassionate support that can put you on a path to healing.
Lines for Life’s Alcohol & Drug Helpline assists those struggling with substance abuse and can provide referrals to local resources for peer support and treatment.
Drug Possession Citations
Recovery Center Hotline
503-575-3769 or 541-575-3769
If you have received a citation for possessing small amounts of drugs in Oregon, Lines for Life’s Recovery Center Hotline can help you waive the fine and support you with your personal goals.
We know that it takes courage to call, and we’re here to offer confidential support and provide referrals for affordable treatment, harm reduction services, and other resources.
Services for Specific Communities
We know that when it comes to mental health and crisis support needs, one size does not fit all. We offer services for specific communities across Oregon and beyond, including Service Members and Veterans, those experiencing the impacts of racism, youth, and seniors.
People Experiencing Racism
Racial Equity Support Line
Available Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm Pacific Time
Racial Equity Support Line provides emotional support and resource referral to those experiencing the impacts of racist violence, microaggressions, racial discrimination, and cross-cultural issues.
Service Members, Veterans, and their Families
Lines for Life Military Helpline
The Military Helpline offers help and hope to all military-connected community members. This helpline is operated independently and not affiliated with the Department of Defense.
Adults 55 and Older
Senior Loneliness Line
Senior Loneliness is a free, confidential call service for Oregonians 55 and older, in partnership with Oregon Health Authority. Our team of volunteers and staff are specially trained in working with older adults to provide friendly conversation, support, and resource referral.
Any aging adult who is experiencing loneliness, isolation, depression or anxiety can benefit from a confidential phone call with our Senior Loneliness specialists.
Youth 21 and Younger
or text teen2teen to 839863
Available every day, 4-10pm Pacific Time
YouthLine is a teen-to-teen helpline which answers calls, texts, and chats from anyone 21 or under. Trained teen volunteers are available to help between 4pm and 10pm Pacific Time. Calls are answered by adults at all other hours. No problem is too big or too small!
Not ready to call? Find local and national mental health and substance use resources for those struggling, and those with loved ones who are struggling.
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Behavioral Health Provider Directory
In partnership with the Oregon Health Authority, our Behavioral Health Provider Directory can help you find the professional support you need. The Behavioral Health Provider Directory can recommend resources for mental health support and substance use disorder treatment services.
Browse the Behavioral Health Provider Directory