Crisis Resources

A list of crisis mental health resources, updated for COVID-19.

River Cleanup, Cathedral Park

A small, self-organized group of individuals decided to take on the task of cleaning up the Willamette River Beach near Cathedral Park around noon this Sunday. We had fun, and our efforts had a noticeable impact! The organizers hope to set up regular impromptu...

Art That Sticks with You

Artist and mom Maria McConnell makes gorgeous decals inspired by the Pacific Northwest.

Who Is Molly Muriel?

Not who you’d expect.

Read our interview with founder and apothecary Branda to find out.

Keep On Trucking

Read Geak Burchill’s new webcomic about being homeless.

Bipolar Awareness

During her lifetime, actor Carrie Fisher was one of the most outspoken advocates for treatment and recognition of individuals with bipolar disorder. Education is key.

Remote Mental Health Services

In the time of COVID-19, we need access to quality therapists, coaches, and specialists now more than ever.  PDX Local has assembled a guide of Portland area service providers for mental health and holistic/physical health offering consultations by video and phone.

First Aid for Attempted Suicide

Suicide risk is higher than ever in the era of COVID-19. However, only about 1 in 25 suicide attempts is fatal. Thanks to Sarah Gehrke, MSN, RN for sharing lifesaving advice that can make the difference for attempted suicide or drug overdoses. TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide, Self-Harm

2020 Wellness Gift Guide

Wellness means taking care of yourself—and giving others the tools and resources to do the same. We hope it inspires you to think past the obvious and create wonderful experiences and memories for the year to come.

Nine Twilights and Counting

The Art of Andrea Rosales