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.

Keep On Trucking

Read Geak Burchill’s new webcomic about being homeless.

Nine Twilights and Counting

The Art of Andrea Rosales

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

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.

Crisis Resources

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

Who Is Molly Muriel?

Not who you’d expect.

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

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.

These Bags Rule.

Queen Bee monarch Rebecca Pearcy is the ultimate PDX crafter success story.
But can the city still foster new businesses like hers? We asked.

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...