SERENDIPITY’S DISTANCE LEARNING  ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

(Fall 2020)

Children, Youth, and Young Adults

Oregon Family Support Network: Support, advocacy, and training for families parenting youth with behavioral health challenges. Visit www.ofsn.org or call 503-363-8068.

Reach Out Oregon Parent Warmline: Live 1:1 support for parents. Staffed by family support specialists who have experience parenting youth with significant behavioral health challenges. Visit www.reachoutoregon.org or call 833-732-2467.

Youth ERA: Virtual drop in, support groups, and 1:1 peer support for young people. Visit www.youthera.org or www.facebook.com/TheYouthERA.

The Trevor Project: Support of LGBTQ youth ages 13-24. Call the Trevor Lifeline 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386, texting 678-678 or chat online at TheTrevorProject.org/Help.

Mental Health

David Romprey Warmline: Intentional Peer Support service for individuals living with mental illness. Staffed by trained peer support specialists. Visit communitycounselingsolutions.org/warmline or call 800-698-2392.

NAMI Oregon: Information, support, and advocacy for people who experience mental illness. Visit namior.org or reach the helpline at 503-230-8009, 800-343-6264, or namioregon@namior.org.

Hearing Voices Network USA: Online and telephone groups. Support for individuals who live with voices, visions, or other unusual or extreme experiences. Visit www.hearingvoicesusa.org/latest-news/154-new-hvn-usa-online-group or email info@hearingvoicesusa.org.

Mental Health and Addictions Association of Oregon (MHAAO): Peer Support for adults living with mental illness and/or addiction challenges. Online support groups, free 1:1 telephone support. Visit www.mhaoforegon.org or call 503-922-2377.

SAMHSA National Help Line: www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline or call 800-662-HELP (4357).

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  • Free Learning Resources for Kids from Scholastic