We have listed some links to websites you may find helpful.
Please note that you will be leaving the official Lifeways website, and we have no control over the content or availability of the information found at these sites. We have simply provided them for your information and convenience.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
NCDSV offers consulting, training and advocacy on issues relating to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
The National Council on Problem Gambling
The National Council on Problem Gambling is the national advocate for programs and services to assist problem gamblers and their families. NCPG’s mission is to increase public awareness of pathological gambling, ensure the widespread availability of treatment for problem gamblers and their families, and to encourage research and programs for prevention and education.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
The mission of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is to lead the Nation bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
Alcoholics Anonymous Official Web site (in English, Spanish, and French)
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
Substance Abuse & Mental Health … Substance Abuse Treatment Locator.. and other information.
Twelve 12 Step alcohol drug treatment, inpatient outpatient drug rehab rehabilitation, addiction recovery books videos curriculum, prevention education, alcoholism drug addiction.
StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov is a comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.
Mothers Against Drunk Drivers
MADD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit grass roots organization with more than 600 chapters nationwide. MADD is not a crusade against alcohol consumption – MADD’s mission is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking
Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence
Visit this site to find success stories, recent news, forms and much more for supported employment in Oregon.
National Health Service Corps
The NHSC is a Federal government program administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Workforce.
We award scholarships and loan repayment to primary care providers in NHSC-eligible disciplines. NHSC providers, in turn, commit to serving for at least two years at an NHSC-approved site located in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Many choose to continue serving at their sites beyond the initial NHSC service commitment.
Alcohol Use Disorder or AUD is indiscriminate in its demographic reach, affecting people of all races, age, social and economic class, education, and gender, due to the singular reason that it, unlike other drugs, is legal.
Only 10% of people that have an addiction issue will take the time to seek treatment for these issues. If you’re reading this, congratulations, you’re already making your first steps.
Question, Persuade, and Refer
QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.
ASIST Workshop- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
2- 8 hour days
LivingWorks ASIST is a two-day face-to-face workshop featuring powerful audiovisuals, discussions, and simulations.
At a LivingWorks ASIST workshop, you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, providing a skilled intervention, and developing a safety plan to keep someone alive. https://www.livingworks.net/
Mental Health First Aid
Identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. How to apply Mental Health First Aid in a variety of situations, including when a youth is experiencing a mental health crisis-including suicide risk. Next to family, schools represent the most important sources of support in the lives of young people. All staff within the school community- administrators, teachers, secretaries, janitors, coaches, cafeteria staff and all other support staff -provide opportunities to help a youth experiencing a mental health issue and to recognize suicidal behavior and prevent youth suicide. https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/