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‘I Gave Myself Time’ by Rather Severe. Original mural location in 1601 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR. 2016 – 2017

Screenings and assessments can be helpful in learning more about signs and symptoms and preparing to talk with your care provider.

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Depression Screening

To determine if you are experiencing symptoms of depression.

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Anxiety Screening

To determine if you are experiencing signs and symptoms of common anxiety disorders.

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Addiction Assessment

To identify potential problems with alcohol and other substances.

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Mental Health America

Additional Tests

A variety of online screening tools to learn more about signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, addiction and more.

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Child Mind Institute

Child Symptom Checker

An informational tool that analyzes your answers about your child to give you a list of psychiatric or learning disorders that are associated with those symptoms.

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*If after taking any of these screenings, you have any concerns about the results, please consult with a health provider.

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

Free and confidential emotional support for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Available 24/7. Staffed by trained crisis workers.

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Crisis Text Line

Text WORDS to 741741 Text WORDS to 741741

Free text-based crisis support provided by a trained counselor. Available 24/7.

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SAMHSA National Helpline

1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Free and confidential resource and referral line for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7.

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Suicide.org

List of suicide hotlines in the U.S. by state as well as international hotlines listed by country.

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Hopeline.com

1-800-422-HOPE (4673)

Free and confidential suicide prevention line staff by trained volunteers. Call or chat online. Available 24/7.

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NAMI Helpline

1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

Free peer-support service for information, resources and referrals. Available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET.

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Boys Town Hotline

1-800-448-3000

Crisis, resource and referral number for kids (boys and girls) and parents, staff by trained counselors. Call or text. Available 24/7.

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The Trevor Project

1-866-488-7386

Free and confidential peer support for the LGBTQ and questioning community ages 25 and younger. Available 1 – 4 p.m. P.T.

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Trans Lifeline

1-877-565-8860

Peer support service run by transgender people, for transgender and questioning callers. Available 24/7.

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National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Text LOVEIS to 22522 Text LOVEIS to 22522

Confidential support, resources and information from trained experts. Available 24/7.

If you are unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.

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Loveisrespect.org Hotline

1-866-331-9474

Free and confidential resource to empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse. Call, text, or chat online with an advocate. Available 24/7.

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National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Free and confidential crisis support via phone and online chat with a trained staff member. Available 24/7.

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Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-CHILD

Free and confidential hotline for crisis intervention, information and referrals from professional crisis counselors. Available 24/7.

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Postpartum Support International

1-800-944-4773 (4PPD)

Free phone line for basic information, support and resources on postpartum depression. Available 24/7.

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Military and Veteran's Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255, Press 1

Text 838255 Text 838255

Free and confidential crisis support for current or former U.S. military personnel and their families provided by trained responders. Available 24/7.

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Warmline.org

Frequently updated list of mental health warmlines by state.

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Join in online conversations with people who understand what you’re going through.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Anonymous peer-to-peer online support groups for those affected by anxiety and depression. Free but registration is required.

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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Peer-led online support groups to share experiences, discuss coping skills, and offer each other hope. Free but registration required.

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Like One Another

Campaign and platform to submit personal stories to help change the conversation around mental health.

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Mental Health America – Resource List

Comprehensive resource list including specialized support groups for many mental health conditions and addiction.

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NAMI Discussion Groups

Support groups and an online forum to share opinions, experiences and thoughts related to mental health. Free but registration is required.

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OK2TALK Online Community

Moderated online community for teens and young adults to talk about experiences, and share stories and messages of hope.

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The Mighty

Open forum to talk about mental health issues and share experiences without judgment.

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The Tribe Wellness Community

Online support groups for various mental health conditions, addictions and diseases. Free but registration is required.

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This is My Brave

Supportive community and creative outlet for people to share their personal stories of living with or loving someone with mental illness and/or substance use disorder.

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Find help for yourself or someone you care about.

Active Minds

Supports mental health awareness and education for students.

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American Suicide Prevention Foundation

Gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy.

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Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Promotes early diagnosis, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders in children and adults.

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Black Girls Smile

Encourages positive mental health education, resources and support geared toward young African American women.

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Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)

Focuses on removing the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing.

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Black Men Heal

Provides access to mental health treatment, education, and community resources to men of color.

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Black Women’s Health Imperative

Helps protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls.

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The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation

Provides a directory of mental health programs serving the African American community.

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Bring Change 2 Mind

Encourages dialogue about mental health and raises awareness, understanding and empathy.

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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Provides education, tools, peer support, and stories to people who live with mood disorders and their parents and caregivers.

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Families for Depression Awareness

Helps families recognize and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides.

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Half of Us

Raises awareness about mental health issues and connects students to the appropriate resources to get help.

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Inclusive Therapists

Offers a safer, simpler way to find a culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapist.

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The Jed Foundation Mental Health Resource Center

Equips teens and young adults with skills and knowledge to protect their emotional health and prevent suicide.

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Know the Signs

Educates on the warning signs of suicide, how to have a direct conversation with someone in crisis, and where to find professional help and resources.

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Mental Health First Aid

Teaches the skills to respond to the signs of mental illness and substance use.

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Mental Health America

Provides mental health screenings, information, support, and advocacy to promote mental health as part of overall wellness.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Offers tools, resources, and referrals for people with mental health conditions and their loved ones.

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National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association

Promotes the mental health and well-being of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.

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Sanamente

Promotes mental health awareness and provides information, resources and stories for the Spanish-speaking community.

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The Steve Fund

Promotes programs and strategies that build understanding and assistance for the mental and emotional health of the nation’s young people of color.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

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Therapy for Latinx

Serves as a national mental health resource for the Latinx community by working with licensed therapists across the country.

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The Trevor Project

Provides crisis intervention, suicide prevention, supportive counseling and resources to LGBTQ+ young people.

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Well Beings

Provides original digital content, social media and information on mental health resources emphasizing the mental health needs and voices of youth.

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WeRNative

Provides content and stories to promote holistic healing and positive growth for Native youth.

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Coping during these challenging times can be tough. Support is available.

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  • Be patient with yourself

    Singer-songwriter Alessia Cara reminds us to be patient with ourselves, and to never be afraid to talk about what you’re feeling or ask for help.

  • One conversation can make a difference

    Talking about mental health can be hard. Drew from the Chainsmokers talks about how one conversation can make all the difference.

  • You’re not alone

    Singer-songwriter Charlie Puth encourages us to always reach out for help when feelings of loneliness and depression take hold.

  • Reach out for help

    Singer JoJo reminds us that right now in this period of isolation, it’s harder than it ever has been for a lot of us. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.

  • Show some love

    If you or someone else is feeling down, musician Zara Larsson encourages you to reach out and find your words.

  • Be a part of the change

    Travis from We the Kings encourages us to talk about mental health, no matter how hard it may be.

  • None of us are alone

    Pop trio AJR reminds us that if you know someone going through a rough patch, it’s important to reach out and let them know you’re there.

  • Finding the right treatment

    Listen to Beth talk with her boyfriend, Shawn, about how she came to understand and find the right treatment for her depression.

  • A lifelong struggle

    What does it feel like to have cyclical depression? Hear Francine share her ongoing struggle with her good friend Richard.

  • Living with schizoaffective disorder

    Anthony talks with his mom, Judy, about his journey with schizoaffective disorder. Hear how he’s managing his symptoms.

  • Overcoming the stigma of depression

    At only 16, Leo has come a long way in dealing with his depression. Listen as he talks with his dad, Marc, about the need to treat the stigma around depression.

  • Making an impact

    Listen to Bertha speak to her friend Marisol about her mother’s death, and see how it influenced her to help others who struggle with depression.

  • What are you looking forward to this week?

    Share your feelings

    This a great way to get the kids in your life to talk about their feelings. Ask them this question of the day: What are you looking forward to this week?

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  • What helps upi feel safe?

    Connect with others

    This a great way to get the kids in your life to talk about their feelings. Ask them this question of the day: What helps you feel safe?

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  • What makes you feel safe?

    Let’s talk about it

    This a great way to get the kids in your life to talk about their feelings. Ask them this question of the day: What makes you feel worried?

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  • What's on your mind today?

    Talk about your day

    This a great way to get the kids in your life to talk about their feelings. Ask them this question of the day: What’s on your mind today?

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  • What do you like about yourself?

    Be kind to yourself

    This a great way to get the kids in your life to talk about their feelings. Ask them this question of the day: What do you like about yourself?

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  • When do you feel most relaxed?

    Start the conversation

    This a great way to get the kids in your life to talk about their feelings. Ask them this question of the day: When do you feel most relaxed?

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  • Spread hope on social media

    Help fight the stigma of depression on social media with custom backgrounds and profile pictures for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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  • Spread the love

    We’re in this together. Let your family, friends and co-workers know it with various custom Zoom or Teams backgrounds.

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  • Raise awareness

    You never know who may need support. Let everyone on your video calls know you care with these custom Zoom or Teams backgrounds.

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  • Brighten someone’s day

    Bring an uplifting message to your friends, family, and coworkers with this custom Zoom or Teams background.

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  • out of the shade

    Out of the shade

    As a survivor of depression, this mural was near and dear to artist Blaine Fontana’s heart, and brought an important message of hope to in Portland, OR.

  • I gave myself time

    I gave myself time

    Artist duo Rather Severe braved the winter weather of Portland, OR to paint a massive mural that fights the stigma of depression.

  • You matter. You are brave. You are enough.

    You matter, you are brave, you are enough

    Artists Pat Milbery and Jason Graves, along with volunteers, brought these words of encouragement to Denver, CO.

  • We are in this together.

    We are in this together

    Colorado Springs artist Mike Fudge painted this mural to help brighten people’s days and to give someone the words to help others who are struggling.