Volunteer

Put Your Talents to Good Use at These Portland Organizations and Nonprofits

Using your skills to give back can make you feel good, too.

01/01/2021 By Fiona McCann

Organizing

Feeling Overwhelmed? Take Some Time to Organize, and Reap the Sweet Serotonin Boost

You can’t single-handedly heal the world of its many ills. But you can create order at home and clear your own head in the process.

12/30/2020 By Julia Silverman

Health

I’d Never Done Yoga Before. Then Lockdown Hit.

Perfecting my down dog from the comfort of my own home

12/10/2020 By Conner Reed

Wellness

Here’s How to Find a BIPOC Therapist in Portland

Three local therapists on connecting with someone who gets it.

12/08/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Wellness

How Cannabis Helps Me Get Through 2020

The relationship between cannabis and mental health is complicated, but it’s helped me survive this year in ways it never has before.

12/06/2020 By Jenni Moore

Footnotes

LISTEN: Trauma and Relationship Stress amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

We're revisiting a Footnotes from August on mental health and COVID-19.

12/04/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Feature

Community Garden Leaders Aim to Bring Healing, Food Sovereignty to Portland

The city's community garden program sees an influx of participants seeking healing from land-based and coronavirus trauma.

10/01/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Sponsored Content

Controlling Substance Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

September is National Addiction and Recovery Month. In the face of the uncertainty of a global pandemic, our friends, family, and colleagues may be struggling.

09/23/2020

Animal House

So You Adopted a Pet During the Pandemic?

The Pixie Project has some advice for you.

09/20/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Wildfires

Thinking About Leaving Portland to Escape The Smoke? You’re Not Alone

But officials would prefer that you stay home, to keep roads and hotels clear.

09/15/2020 By Morgan Westling

Write Out Loud

These Local Writing Workshops Will Help You Process This Moment

“So many of us are inhaling and not exhaling. We’re just sort of taking it all in, and we’re just being burdened and stressed and our bodies literally cannot...

08/22/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Footnotes

LISTEN: Trauma and Relationship Stress Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Why recognizing and maintaining our mental health is crucial in this moment not only for ourselves, but for those around us

08/21/2020 Edited by Gabriel Granillo

Top Doctors, Nurses & More

Portland Monthly’s Annual Medical Provider Surveys Are Open till August 31

MDs, PAs, RNs, DPMs, DOs, NDs, PTs, LMTs, LCSWs, CMHCs, LAcs, and other providers can nominate their peers!

07/29/2020 By Margaret Seiler

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Mental Health and Addiction: From On-Site to Online

Kaiser Permanente’s Brookside Center pivots to help stay connected with patients during Covid-19.

06/25/2020

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Facing Life’s Challenges: Crisis Psychiatric Care Gives Children and Teens Tools to Thrive

Practical tools and resources can help anyone improve their mental health and increase resilience in the face of obstacles.

06/03/2020

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How to speak to children and teens about emotional health during trying times

Kids feel Covid-19 stress too. Here are some tips for starting a conversation with a young person in your life and helping them through it.

05/28/2020

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The Power of Practicing Self-Care and Resilience in Tough Times

Dr. Han-Chun Liang, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente Northwest, offers advice on how to start building resilience and strengthening our ability to bounce back after the COVID-19 outbreak.

05/22/2020

Love & Psychology

Portland Couples Therapist Studies the Impact of Shelter-in-Place Orders

Jan Dworkin shares her thoughts on what we can learn from the coronavirus, couples, and “failed” relationships.

05/20/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Explainer

Divorce Lawyers Are Preparing for a Surge in Cases. Here Are the Most Common Questions They're Seeing.

Are the courts closed? Not quite. Can I still file for divorce? Technically, yes.

05/17/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Q&A

A New Book Aims to Provide Alternatives to Talk Therapy

Amid coronavirus, 'How to Heal' helps us understand and release our trauma.

05/09/2020 By Gabriel Granillo