Clackamas County to host virtual town hall for suicide prevention
Clackamas County commissioners will be hosting a town hall on suicide prevention awareness and mental health resources on Wednesday, Sept. 22, from 5:30-7 p.m.
A panel of Clackamas County health experts will present on a variety of subjects related to mental health, including tips on what to do if you or a loved one is experiencing a mental health issue, as well as information about peer support and the various mental health resources available throughout the county.
Panelists will include Mental Health Specialist Rebecca Ward, Suicide Prevention Coordinator Galli Murray and Peer Services Coordinator Ally Linfoot.
Please put "Mental Health Town Hall" in the subject line of your email and provide a name and area of residence if comfortable.
Live calls over Zoom or otherwise will not be taken during the event.
To join on Sept. 22, click the following Zoom link: https://clackamascounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0CZGz1rnROaWQR9W5rABvA. The webinar I.D. is ??883 8451 7154.
Those interested may also attend the event by dialing one of the following three phone numbers: 346-248-7799, 408-638-0968 or 669-900-6833.
See below for a list of resources related to suicide prevention and mental health support.
Clackamas County Crisis Line
Provides 24/7, free, and confidential support.
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 24/7 crisistextline.org/texting-in
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Text: teen2teen to 839863
Senior Loneliness Line
The Trevor Project Suicide Prevention Lifeline for LGBTQ youth
Trans Lifeline's Peer Support Hotline
Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 press #1
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