For Teens

iRespect&Protect helps you focus on your self-worth so you can make healthy online choices and have safe relationships.

WE BELIEVE YOU ARE:

  • Unique, special, and worthy.
  • Capable of reaching all your hopes and dreams.
  • Important and needed.
  • Able to find love in yourself.

A video created by our local youth, sharing what they have learned through myWorth.

*Used with permission

Tools

Being a teen is hard. You are doing a great job!

These tools are available to enrich your life or help support you as you talk with safe adults and trusted friends about difficult topics like online cruelty, cyberbullying, anxiety, depression, nudes, and shaming.

They are created with YOU in mind, reminding you that YOU matter and are WORTHY of everything you hope and dream about your life.

Interactive Tools
Worksheets For Teens

Resources

We all need extra help sometimes. These resources can lead you to help if you are looking for community, or if you are in a crisis.

If this is an emergency, call 911.

These resource links represent a compilation of resources identified by iRespect&Protect staff.  It is not intended to be comprehensive and iRespect&Protect does not specifically endorse or make any representations regarding any of the resources.

Crisis Support
  • Marion County Youth & Family Services
    Services for 0-17 years old. Crisis screenings are at no cost. Trauma-informed, culturally responsive.
    503.576.HOPE (4673)
  • Marion & Polk Co. Northwest Human Services Crisis Line
    24/7 crisis intervention, emergency food/shelter, trauma counseling and more.
    503.581.5535
  • MidWillamette Valley Suicide Prevention Coalition
    mvsuicideprevention.com
  • Oregon YouthLine
    24/7 Oregon youth hotline for “any problem, big or small”
    1.877.968.8491
    TXT: “teen2teen” to 839863
  • Polk County Behavioral Health Crisis Line
    24/7 hotline for suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Will talk to you and connect you to local help.
    503.623.9289 (Weekdays 8 AM – 5 PM)
    503.581.5535 (Weekends/Outside of Regular Business Hours)
Cyberbullying, Online Harm, Sexting, & Sextortion Resources
Local Non-Crisis Support (Community Organizations, Drop-In Shelters, Etc.)
Mental Health Resources
  • Find A Therapist
    Search for a therapist by location and what you need help with including depression, PTSD, self esteem & relationships. Read profiles and email a therapist with one click.
  • Liberty House Hope & Wellness Services
    Trauma-informed counseling for children and families facing concerns of child abuse, neglect, trauma, or grief. Individual family counseling, brief therapy, group therapy, and more.
    503.689.1006
  • NAMI Mental Health Courses
    A variety of courses (90 minutes – 6 weeks) for teens with mental health conditions. Classes are taught through readings, interaction, small group discussions, and time for reflection.
  • The Trevor Project
    Confidential support for LGBTQ youth in crisis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A national, 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide prevention service for LGBTQ youth. Chat or text.
    1.866.488.7386