Mental Health Resources for FamiliesDid you know...
Click here to watch a slideshow from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), with tips to help parents and teachers identify students who may have a mental health condition.
20% of 13-18 year olds live with a mental health condition?
17% of high school students seriously consider suicide?
50% of 8-15 year olds with a mental health condition don't receive treatment?
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Local ResourcesThe Springfield Schools Health Center has two mental health specialists on staff. Call 541-682-3550 for more information or to make an appointment.
The Academy of Arts and Academics has partnered with CAHOOTS to offer a free weekly drop-in clinic on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in A3's Art Space, 136 6th Street. Services provided include confidential mental health counseling for students and their families.
National Alliance on Mental IllnessThe National Alliance on Mental Illness, Lane County chapter, offers a variety of services for students and their family members who suffer from mental illness.NAMI's website has information on a number of conditions, and the NAMI Lane Co. office has an even more extensive library of materials on brain disorders.NAMI Lane County2411 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.Eugene, OR 97401(541) 343-7688