If you or someone you know is suicidal, CALL 911!
Benton County crisis line: 541-766-6835
After hours: 1-888-232-7192
Community Outreach crisis line: 541-758-3000
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center Emergency Department: 541-768-5021
3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis, OR, 97330
Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV): 541-754-0110 or 800-927-0197
Provides support to those affected by sexual and domestic violence. Provides education and leadership to change societal conditions that cultivate these forms of violence.
Jackson Street Youth Shelter: 541-754-2404
555 NW Jackson St., Corvallis, OR 97330
Overnight shelter, transitional living, mentoring, education and more. Ages 10 to 17.
Linn County crisis line: 541-967-3866
After hours: 1-800-304-7468
Community Outreach crisis line: 541-758-3000
Sarah’s Place: 541-812-4420 1046 6th Ave. SW, Albany, OR 97321 (inside Samaritan Albany General Hospital) Sarah’s Place is a regional Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) center that provides services and resources to survivors in Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties.
TEEN LINE www.teenlineonline.org Established in 1980, TEEN LINE is a nonprofit, community-based organization helping troubled teenagers address their problems. Their mission is to provide personal teen-to-teen education and support before problems become a crisis, using a national hotline, current technologies and community outreach.
OREGON ADVOCACY CENTER (OAC) – www.icdri.org
An independent nonprofit organization which provides legal advocacy services for people with disabilities anywhere in Oregon. OAC is designated under federal law as the protection and advocacy system for Oregon, but it is not part of the state or federal government. OAC has attorneys and advocates who assist people with disabilities.
IEP Partners (Individual Education Plan and 504 Plan)
Assists parents navigating rights and administrative processes in special education.
www.khanacademy.com (free tutoring in math and possibly other subjects)
- The ADD Book, by William Sears, MD and Linda Thompson, PhD
- Driven To Distraction, by Edward Hallowell, MD and John Rafey, MD
- Taking Charge of ADHD, by Russell Barkley
- Learning To Slow Down and Pay Attention, by Kathleen Nadeau
- The ADHD Book of Lists, by Sandra Rief
- Organization of Children and Adults with ADD, 800-233-4050, www.chadd.org
- ADHD Warehouse, 800-233-9273
- Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior, by Jeffry M. Schwartz
- The Imp of the Mind, by Lee Baer, PhD
- Getting Control, by Lee Baer, PhD
- Take Control of OCD, by Bonnie Zucker, PsyD
- The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne, PhD
- A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD, by Dawn Huebner, PhD
- An End to Panic, by Elke Zuercher-White
- The Worry Cure, by Robert Leahy, PhD
- Flirting 101: How to Charm Your Way to Love, Friendship and Success, by Michelle Lea Lewis and Andrew Bryant
- Flying Without Fear, by Duane Brown (Oct 2008 edition)
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
Social Communication Clinic – www.socialcommunicationclinic.com
875 NW Grant Ave., Corvallis
AutismSpeaks.org – the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization
Temple Grandin, PhD – www.templegrandin.com
- Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals, by Tony Atwood
- Asperger’s: What Does It Mean to Me?, by Katherine Faherty
LINN-BENTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Family Resource Center, provides parenting classes and addresses essential behavioral management skills.
Class: The Incredible Years
The Bully Project – www.thebullyproject.com
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
865 NW Reimann Ave, 541-758-3000
- Operates 70-bed homeless shelter
- Has 3 food banks
- Free medical clinics
- Therapeutic Childcare Center
- Drug and Alcohol Treatment programs
- Beat the Blues Before They Beat You, by Robert Leahy
- Feeling Good Handbook, by David Burns
- Beyond the Blues, by Lisa Schab, LCSW
FAMILIES EMPOWERED AND SUPPORTING TREATMENT OF EATING DISORDERS (FEAST) – www.feast-ed.org
An international organization of and for caregivers of eating disorder patients, providing information,support, advocacy and education.
Therese Waterhous, PhD – www.willamettenutritionsource.com
Willamette Nutrition Source, LLC
744 NW 4th Street, Corvallis, OR 97330
- Off the Cuff, by Nancy Zucker
- Helping Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, by Lock and LeGrange
- Brave Girl Eating, by Harriet Brown
- Fasting Girls: The History of Anorexia Nervosa, by Joan Jacobs Blumberg
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS
OREGON FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP – www.ofsn.org
503-363-8068, or for parents only, 1-800-323-8521
Families and youth working together to promote mental, behavioral and emotional wellness for other families and youth through education, support and advocacy.
Girls On the Run 197 SE Crystal Lake Drive, Corvallis, OR 97333 458-201-3320 Inspire girls to be joyful,healthy and confident using a fun, experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
Corvallis Children’s Care Center 3285 NE Oxford Circle, Corvallis, OR 97330 541-753-0191 CCCC provides a safe and nurturing atmosphere that fosters development of the whole child, with an emphasis on social skills, independence, non-violence, problem-solving, and creativity, so that children can grow to their fullest potential.
- I Wasn’t Ready To Say Goodbye, by Brook Noel and Pamela Blair, PhD
- No Time To Say Goodbye – Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One, by Carla Fine
- Chicken Soup for the Grieving Soul, by Jack Canfield
LGBTQ Corvallis – www.lgbtqcorvallis.wordpress.com
Comprehensive list of community resources for the LGBTQ community, including:
- Out and About Youth, for high school aged youths who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, and their allies. Meets Thursdays at 6:30 pm at First United Methodist Church, Room 218, 1165 NW Monroe Ave 541-231-4440
- PFLAG Corvallis-Albany, works to provide an environment of understanding so our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children can live with dignity and respect. 541-924-6544
- Rainbow Health Resources, promote sexual responsibility and anti-bullying programs, and encourage schools to deal positively with all students through character building. 541-753-995
- Valley AIDS Information Network (VAIN), works to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections, and hepatitis C by providing community educational support programs, and to provide support to persons living with HIV/AIDS, their families and their caregivers. 541-752-6322
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY PRIDE CENTER – dce.oregonsstate.edu/pc
A safe space for all members of our community to explore aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity in an open and nonjudgmental atmosphere.
OHSU TRANSGENDER HEALTH PROGRAM – www.ohsu.edu/transhealth
Provides safe, comprehensive, affirming health care for the transgender and gender nonconforming communities.
TRANSACTIVE GENDER CENTER – www.transactiveonline.org
Portland nonprofit providing information, activities and support for transgender children and youth.
Additional Transgender Resources:
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
NAMI Oregon: 1-800-343-6264
Dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness
THE OREGON PARENT TRAINING AND INFORMATION CENTER
A statewide organization serving parents and children with disabilities. They offer a lending library, information and referral services, advocacy, and a variety of trainings.
THE ARC – www.thearc.org
Promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in their community.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON – www.soor.org
Provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children, youth and adults living with intellectual disabilities.
COUNTY DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PROGRAM – www.occd.org
800-292-4154 or Benton County 541-766-6847
Determines eligibility and finds services and acts as an advocate for those living with developmental disabilities.
SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME – www.socialsecurity.gov
Determines eligibility for social security benefits for disability.
BLUE SUN ORGANIZATION – www.bluesuninc.com
Contact Vince Zettler at 541-520-3685
SCHIZOPHRENIA AND SCHIZOAFFECTIVE DISORDER
- www.schizophrenia.com (also www.schizophrenia.co/family/sz.overview.htm)
- Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Parents and Providers, by E. Fuller Torrey
- Schizophrenia for Dummies, by Jerome Levine
- Dante’s Cure, A Journey Out of Madness, by Daniel Dorman, MD
- Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl, The True Story of “Renee,” by Marguerite Sechehaye
- Living with Schizophrenia, by Stuart Emmons, Craig Geysers, Kalman J. Kaplan, PhD, & Martin Harrow, PhD
- Stalking Irish Madness, Searching for the Roots of My Family’s Schizophrenia, by Patrick Tracey
- www.lifesatwitch.com (dedicated to improving the lives of people with Tourette’s Syndrome and associated disorders and conditions)
- Nix Your Tics, by B. Duncan McKinley, PhD, CPsych
- Managing Tourette’s, by Douglas W. Woods, John Piacentini, et al
- Coping with Tourette Syndrome, by Sandra Buffolano, MA
TREATMENT RESISTANT DEPRESSION
Transcranial Stimulation at Good Samaritan Hospital