The holiday season brings a cheerful feeling of nostalgia, family get-together, and positive memories. However, the holiday season brings colder temperatures, longer hours of darkness, and feelings of depression or hopelessness.
Linn County Mental Health Services & Crisis Services are available for anyone seeking some assistance in getting through the winter months.
If you need help with thoughts of depression, hopelessness, or self farm, please call the 24-hour emergency contact, available every day at 541-967-3866 or 1-800-304-7468. Linn County Mental Health Services provides 24-hour, seven days a week crisis services for Linn County that includes:
- Initial crisis screening assessment
- Telephone triage
- Crisis intervention
- Pre-commitment investigation
- Hospital liaison services
On-Site services are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 445 Third Ave SW, Albany, OR by calling 541-967-3866.
If you need to be seen by a crisis worker, you will need to arrive before 3:30 p.m. to allow you time to complete the paperwork, after which you will have a face-to-face interview with a crisis worker.
- Emergency evaluations and crisis interventions at local hospital emergency rooms, the Linn County Jail, and the Linn County Juvenile Detention Facility.
- Access to crisis line for initial intervention
- Face-to-face assessment
- Off-site emergency evaluations
- Hospital diversion services
Seasonal Depression is a struggle for many, and Linn County has services to help through. If you know anyone that may benefit, please share the information posted.