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Mental Health: Getting Started

This guide is designed for Chemeketa Community College students and employees doing research on mental health related topics. Please go to Chemeketa's Counseling Services webpage if you have questions about or need personal, career, or crisis counseling. 

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or go to the national Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at

Sources for Basic and Background Information

Getting Reference Help

  • E-mail a Question to Reference
  • Phone Reference at 503.399.5231
  • Chat reference: Please use the form below
  • We recommend that you include an e-mail address so that you can receive a transcript of your chat and so the library can send you any followup help.