RECURSOS DE SALUD MENTAL
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Reasons youth call/text:
The teenage years are a crucial period for developing emotional habits important to mental and social well-being.
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Problemas de relación
Trauma is a stressful event that makes a person fear for their or other people's life or safety. Learn more.
Coping with Stress
We all experience different levels of stress throughout our lives. Instead of becoming overwhelmed by stress it can be helpful to find ways to process and cope with stress!
Personal boundaries are limits that help to protect the physical and emotional space in all kinds of relationships. Boundaries help everyone to feel safe and in control of their surroundings, noticing and asking what each person is or isn't comfortable with, and communicating those boundaries to others. Setting boundaries isn't always easy. But it's essential for developing strong friendships and dating relationships that are respectful, supportive, and healthy.
Setting healthy boundaries can look like labeling and naming your feelings, limiting time spent on social media, taking a break from the things that cause stress, or communicating your needs to friends or a partner. If you aren't sure what your boundaries are, try writing/drawing them in a journal.
The majority of LGBTQ+ youth (52%) report being bullied in person or electronically. You decide IF and WHEN coming out is right for you, you don't have to do this alone. The Trevor Project & It Gets Better have resources and connections to an affirming, online community for LGBTQ+ youth.
Local resources for when you or someone you know are in crisis or need mental health support.
988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:
The Trevor Project has trained counselors that understand the challenges LGBTQ young people face and are available for support 24/7.
Grief & Healing
Everyone grieves in their own unique way; there is no “right way” to grieve. Grief can be intense and loud or quiet and barely there. Some people aren’t sure what they feel. It’s all okay.
If you are looking for ways to understand the grieving process, check out these trauma resources from the Dougy Center.
Grief is a natural and normal reaction to loss, professional support can be helpful to process your feelings. The Columbia Gorge has local Therapists listed on this website.