988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Available 24/7
Centro Latino Americano: A bilingual, multicultural agency offering social services, community resources, counseling, and advocacy for fair treatment of the Latino community.
College Guide for Students with Mental Illness: An online resource for college students that discusses accommodations schools can make, scholarships, helpful apps, and other helpful resources.
HIV Alliance: Provides support, prevention and education throughout Oregon.
LawFirm.com: Their mission is to empower people with the information they need to recover from their injuries — and to hold the companies that injured them accountable
LGBTQIA+ Resources: Help and Resources can be found here.
Newport Academy: Residential treatment programs for teenagers and young adults in Washington and California. They aim to help teens with mental health challenges, eating disorders, and substance abuse. Will help out of state teens and families access programs and then get resourced back in their communities.
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: A non-profit, grassroots network
RehabSpot: Support for those struggling with addiction and their families to connect them with the information, support, and resources needed to get help.
National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800)799-7233
Addiction & Substance Use
Addiction Center: Information on addictions, dual diagnosis, and treatment centers nationwide with online chat support.
Addiction Group: Resources about addition and information about inpatient treatment.
Addiction Guide: an educational website founded by a recovering addict, an addict’s spouse, and a board-certified addiction doctor.
AlcoholHelp: Assists with helping people find outpatient alcohol treatment programs nationwide.
AllTreatment: Find addiction and mental health services in the Pacific Northwest. (Special Q&A with yours truly!)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness. This organization advocates for access to services, treatment, supports, and research. Most states have their own organizations which you can locate on the NAMI website.
Oregon Family Support Network: Serving children, youth, and families with complex challenges resulting from mental or behavioral health disorders.
White Bird Clinic: A non-profit human service agency that has been serving people of Lane County for over 40 years. They provide drug and alcohol treatment, acupuncture, counseling, dental services, a crisis line, as well as resources for homeless and low-income people in Lane County. For 24-hour emergency response for anyone in crisis call (800) 422-7558
Grief & Loss
Birth Injury Justic Center: Their mission is to assist anyone who has suffered a birth injury with topics covering still births, chronic maternal illness, birth defects, and much more.
Caring.com: Find an easy to read caregiver’s guide to coping with stress & burnout. Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.
Compassionate Friends: A nationwide non-profit organization that supports parents after the death of a child. They hold national and regional conferences, facilitate online and in-person support groups, as well as broadcasts for a weekly web radio series. Local support groups can be found on their website as well some great resources.
Grieving.com: A forum resource for people to connect with others and share stories of loss and healing with more than 45,000 active members and topics ranging from terminal illness and sudden death to loss of a pet.
The Grief Toolbox: A comprehensive resource for people experiencing grief. Articles, other resources, and an online art gallery, as well as a support group locator are provided.
Girl Talk: An international non-profit peer-to-peer mentoring program utilizing high school girls mentoring middle school girls with efforts to help young teenaged girls build, self-esteem, develop leadership skills, and recognize the value of community services.
Girls, Inc: Inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold through programs and experiences that help girls navigate gender, economic, and social barriers. Research-based curricula is delivered by trained professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Teen Mental Health: Aimed at improving mental health of youth by the effective translation and transfer of scientific knowledge in order to develop programs, publications, tools, and resources that can be applied across the board.
Teenline: A confidential telephone helpline for teenage callers operated evenings from 6-10pm PST and toll free from anywhere in California. (310) 855-4673 or text TEEN to 839863
Helping Children & Teens After a Suicide: A list of helpful resources for children, teens, young adults, and their parents/guardians after a suicide.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Find a local group meeting
Center for Community Counseling: Counseling, anger management classes, and nurturing parenting classes, and support groups. 1465 Coburg Rd, Suite 1, Eugene (541) 344-0620
The Compassionate Friends of Eugene: Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (1062 Charnelton St, Eugene). l
Courageous Kids: Providing support for children 6-17 and their caregivers. Weekly support groups divided by age, led by trained facilitators. Call Isa Jennings at (541) 242-8693
Depression & Bipolar Alliance: Meets 7-8:30pm on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at First United Methodist Church at 1376 Olive Street, Eugene. Call Lola Mitchell (541) 344-4341
Grief Support Groups: For those who have lost a loved one in Eugene/Springfield. Contact PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Hospice at (541) 461-7550 or Signature Services (541) 689-3508 and ask for the Bereavement Coordinator.
Narcotics Anonymous: Find a local group meeting
Parenting Now! Providing groups for all families in the Lane County community who have infants and young children. Also offer a Parent HelpLine (888) 485-5211
Psychology Today: Anyone can search for local support groups on Psychology Today’s website
Sexual Assault Support Services: Offers support groups as well as a 24 hours Crisis support Line for survivors of sexual assault. (800) 788-4727
Suicide Bereavement Group: For those in Lane County who have lost someone due to suicide. Usually meets Wednesday and is peer-facilitated. Contact Darlene (541) 747-2087
Support Group for Chronically and Seriously Ill Children: Contact Dr. Bradshaw at Eugene Pediatrics Associates for information about group (541) 484-5437
Twins and Beyond: For families with twins, triplets and beyond in Eugene/Springfield. Offering moral support, newsletter, email loop, club library, play dates, and social gatherings.
Wellness Group: For those with mental illness this group meets in Eugene at Lane County Mental Health Mondays from 2-5pm.
Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center: Support groups for recently diagnosed, undergoing treatment, or managing disease. Call (541) 683-5001 for more information; or see website for listed groups and times.