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Event to be held Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. and feature a panel of Clackamas County health experts

COURTESY PHOTO: CLACKAMAS COUNTY - Clackamas County Commissioners will hold a virtual town hall on suicide prevention and mental health Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.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.

During the town hall, attendees can email succinct questions or comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for live answers from experts and commissioners.

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

503-655-8585

Provides 24/7, free, and confidential support.

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 24/7 crisistextline.org/texting-in

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-TALK

Oregon Youthline

877-968-8491

Text: teen2teen to 839863

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Senior Loneliness Line

503-200-1633

The Trevor Project Suicide Prevention Lifeline for LGBTQ youth

1-866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)

Trans Lifeline's Peer Support Hotline

877-565-8860

Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255 press #1


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