Suicide Prevention

Battle Ground Public Schools is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for students, families and staff. The district works to:

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  • Increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth.
  • Connect youth and families with needed services.
  • Provide training for school personnel, families, and community members to detect and respond to mental health issues in children and young adults.

Contact Sandy Mathewson, Director of Social-Emotional Learning to learn more about the district’s efforts to prevent youth suicide. Email: mathewson.sandy@battlegroundps.org Phone: (360) 885-5456

Battle Ground Public Schools has counselors at all of its schools to support students and connect them to mental health resources when needed. The district also has created partnerships with mental health partners in the community who can help students in crisis. Visit our Mental Health Resources page for more information.

 

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

Mental Health Resources & Emergency Numbers

Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Support

Clark County Crisis Line (available 24/7)

  • Crisis calls. Children, Adolescents, Adults
  • (360) 696-9560 or (800) 626-8137
  • Vancouver, WA

National Suicide Prevention LifeLine (available 24/7)

  • Crisis calls. Children, Adolescents, Adults
  • (800) 273-TALK (8255)
  • National

The Trevor Project

Crisis Text Line

  • Text START to 74174

Behavioral Health Hospitals

Unity Center for Beahvioral Health
1225 NE 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 944-8000

Mental Health Providers

  • Catholic Community Services WISE Referral: (360) 907-9043
  • Children’s Center: (360) 699-2244
  • Children’s Home Society: (360) 695-1325
  • Columbia River Mental Health:
    • Battle Ground Office: (360) 597-9731
    • Vancouver Office: (360) 993-3000
  • Family Solutions: (360) 695-1014
  • Real Life Counseling: (360) 619-2226
  • Sea Mar Vancouver Behavioral Health: (360) 566-4432

Other Resources

  • Teen Talk: (360) 397-CHAT (2428) Hours: Monday to Thursday 4pm – 9pm and Fridays 4pm – 7pm
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline: (360) 715-1563
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness: (360) 695-2823

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