Links to Oregon Wildfire Resources

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Oregon firefighters (image from FEMA Region 10)
Published date: 
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:37pm

 

The links below are for government and other sites that are being regularly updated about the wildfires in Oregon.

General information:

Community Support Information:

 

Mental Health Resources:

 

  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Caregiver resources for helping children cope with wildfires.
  • SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline | 1-800-985-5990: 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Call above or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to speak to a trained crisis counselor.
  • Multnomah County Mental Health Crisis Call Center | 503-988-4888: Overwhelming anxiety, constant worrying, trouble sleeping, and other depression-like symptoms are common responses before, during, & after wildfires. Open 24/7.
  • 211 Info | Call 211: Or visit 211info.org to connect with health and social service organizations for child care and food resources, utility assistance, housing and shelter information.