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Some publications are available in print. Please Email: or call 971-673-1023. You may also write to: 800 N.E. Oregon St., Suite #730, Portland, OR 97232.

This site is not intended as a crisis intervention or hot line support site. Local hot line phone numbers can be in found in the front of your local phone book, or you can contact a national support number at 1-800-273-TALK. Go to our phone number listing on this website for additional national crisis line options or go to Oregon County Crisis Lines.

Suicide Prevention and Youth

This pamphlet is available in English and Spanish and is based on "Recognizing Depression in Youth: A Key to Suicide Prevention and Good Health in Oregon," by Kirk D. Wolfe, M.D.

Dr. Wolfe is a child and adolescent psychiatrist practicing in Portland, Oregon. He has been an active part of Oregon’s youth suicide prevention efforts.

PDF file: What every teacher should know about preventing youth suicideLo que todo maestro debe saber para prevenir el suicidio de jóvenes
  • Recognizing Depression in Youth
    by Kirk D. Wolfe, M.D.
    This publication provides critical information for Oregonians about how to prevent youth suicide. This is a practical guide that helps adults recognize the warning signs of depression in youth as well as understand what it takes for these youth to improve their lives.
Recognizing depression in youth, by Kirk D. Wolfe



Download this 2-page brochure and learn:

  • How to recognize depression and manic depression
  • Different treatments
  • Why people get depressed
  • What you need to know about depression and suicide
  • What you need to know about depression, alcohol and drugs
  • Facts and fiction
  • Who to talk to for help

let's talk about depression
Hablemos sobre la Depresion

For Parents and Physicians

Elder Suicide Prevention Publications

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Community Awareness