503.988.4888
Toll-free: 800.716.9769
TTY: 503.988.5866
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

The Mental Health Call Center is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by a highly-educated, well-trained staff. The call center offers

  • Crisis Counseling by phone, with translation services for non-English speakers
  • 24/7 mobile crisis outreach for in-person assessment
  • Referral to low-cost or sliding-scale agencies
  • Help finding mental health providers, including those who have culturally linguistically specific services
  • Information about non-crisis community resources

Crisis System Feedback

We are asking for input about the crisis system of care: what you think works and where you think it needs improvement. Your opinions are important to us so please take some time to answer questions on a short survey

Other area mental health crisis lines

Clackamas County
503.655.8585

Washington County
503.291.9111

Clark County
360.696.9560
1.800.686.8137

Urgent Walk-In Clinic

2415 SE 43rd Ave.
Portland, OR
Open 7 am to 10:30 pm, seven days a week


Healing After Trauma Skills: A Manual for Professionals, Teachers, and Families Working with Children After Trauma/Disaster

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Responding to a School Crisis

The Effects of Trauma on Schools and Learning

Coping with a Traumatic Event


Mental Health Crisis Resources

New 2013 Call Center Crisis Poster - Stop (32.04 KB)

New 2013 Call Center Crisis Poster - Hold On. (31.81 KB)

New 2013 Call Center Crisis Poster - Hope (31.79 KB)


Heeseung Kang, Mental Health Call Center Supervisor
503.988.8247
Fax: 503.988.3137


June 2012 Report on Suicide Prevention Activities sponsored by Multnomah County

Crisis System Forms