Taking care of our mental health can make a huge difference in our lives. We all deserve the chance to feel well emotionally and to look for help if we need it. This site is dedicated to the many things we can do to mind our minds.

CRISIS If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please DIAL 911

Help & Resources

Doctors, nurses, counselors and social workers know that mental health is part of our overall wellness. Talking honestly with them is an important step in minding our minds. Support groups, community events and other resources can help too.

MindfulTips

Be proactive! Daily mind “workouts” help us manage stress and anxiety that can build throughout the day. Mind Your Mind with these daily tips that help us find balance when life seems to get off track.

OneVoice

A personal blog by Linda Quon, about her experiences with everyday mental health and wellness. One Voice is HER voice in a sea of many who experience mental health challenges first hand and/or through someone they care about.

BrainScience

Learning how our brains work can help us understand our moods, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors. There are many possible causes of depression, including our brain chemistry, family history, stressful life events, medications and other health problems.

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Jocelyn Otani, MS, LPC Intern is an outpatient therapist at Deschutes County Behavioral Health. Jocelyn talks about feelings of worry and anxiety during the challenging times of the 2020 pandemic and ways to address them.

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