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In-Person Help

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I’m Worried About Someone

Know the signs, find the words and reach out»

Suicide is preventable. Emotional pain isn’t always obvious, but most suicidal people show some signs that they are thinking about suicide.

If you know someone is thinking about suicide, it's important to support them to get the help they need.

Get Trained to Help

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If you found yourself with someone experiencing a mental health crisis or thoughts of suicide, would you know how to offer support?

Learn how to help someone who is struggling. Take a free class»

Healing After Suicide Loss

You don’t need to grieve alone. There is help.

The Dougy Center | 503-775-5683
Grief support groups, resources and community response for youth, young adults and their families. Available in Spanish.
Recursos en español de duelo»

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Healing Conversations, a one-time visit (phone, virtual, in-person) with trained volunteers who have also lost someone to suicide.

Youth Support

For support and resources for the death of a youth up to age 24, contact Canada Taylor Parker, Suicide Response Lead, 

Suicide Prevention Work

Multnomah County Youth Suicide Prevention Coalition (MYSPC)

Multnomah Youth Suicide Prevention Coalition logo
Artwork: Imani Winters

A coalition of youth advocates which works to create a comprehensive approach to youth suicide prevention. MYSPC is a collaborative space to connect, share knowledge and explore ways to foster youth engagement and leadership.

Open to anyone who wants to empower and support youth. Members include:

Meets monthly on the first Thursday at 11am. For more information, contact James R. Dixon, Black Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator, 

Black Youth Suicide Policy Coalition (BYSPC)

BYSPC Coalition members (L to R): Nikobi, Canada, Anderson, Imani, James, Dishanta, Des, Arnicia and Martin

Youth suicide rates have decreased in Oregon, except for Black and Brown youth. BYSPC is one of 8 state teams involved in a pilot project to end suicide attempts among Black youth.

A group of 11 members from across Oregon, we meet bi-weekly to develop a statewide Black youth suicide prevention plan, and to promote collaboration.

The coalition formed in 2023 at the country’s first-ever Black Youth Suicide Policy Academy, held by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

For questions, contact

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