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Mental Health Emergencies

Clear Warning Signs of Suicidality:

  • Threatening to kill self/others or talking about wanting to hurt self/others
  • Seeking access to firearms, pills, etc.
  • Talking or writing about death, dying or suicide (especially when the person doesn’t normally do this)

NEVER leave someone alone who is showing suicidal behavior. Call 911 immediately.

If you’re unsure and need support please call:

Multnomah County Crisis Line & Project Respond
Washington County Crisis Line
Clackamas County Crisis Line
Southwest Washington State (including Clark County) Crisis Line
800.626.8137 | TTY 866.835.2755
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK (8255)

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare: Urgent Walk-in Services
Open 7 days a week from 7am – 10:30pm
4212 SE Division, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97206;
enter at corner of SE Division and 42nd Ave.

Alcohol & Substance Abuse

A Better Today Recovery Services
Portland Therapy Center: Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Dependence
Serenity Lane
Teras Counseling/ DUII, Anger Management, DV Offender

Hospitals (Local)

Adventist Medical Center-Portland
10123 SE Market St.
(503) 257-2500

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
2801 N Gantenbein Ave.
(503) 413-2200

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
1015 NW 22nd Ave.
(503) 413-7711

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
(503) 494-8311

Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan St.
(503) 215-1111

Insurances Resources

Care Oregon
Oregon Health Plan
Washington Health Plan Finder

Mental Health Care

Search engine: Search for licensed therapists on Psychology Today.

How to Seek Mental Health Counseling Services outside of WPU
If you’re no longer a student or are for any reason unable to schedule an appointment with the Counseling Center please consider these basic steps to connect with a Licensed therapist in your area.

Basic Steps

  1. If you have health insurance, clarify with them if you have mental health coverage.
  2. Search for a therapist that meets your criteria of needs/goals.
  3. Interview the potential therapist(s) over the phone or through email.
  4. Schedule a first meeting to see if it is a good fit.

Inpatient Care:

Outpatient Care:

  • Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
    4212 SE Division
    Urgent walk-in clinic 7days/week: 7am to 10:30pm (503) 239-5952
    (Connected to Project Respond)
  • Western Psychological & Counseling Services (Multiple Locations)
    12636 SE Stark St., Plaza 125, Building J
    Portland, OR 97233
    (503) 253-4600

Psychological Testing | Full Evaluations to Diagnose Disabilities

Please contact WPU Disabilities services for more information.

Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Resources

Please see WPU Sexual Misconduct and Title IX and the Personal Safety resources.