It’s a rough time. Our sector, our community, our region, our nation, the world. The losses and challenges are immense, and sometimes they can feel like too much to handle. But if you or someone you know is overwhelmed, please get the help that you need.
In or around King County, call the Crisis Connections 24-Hour Crisis Line at 866-4CRISIS. They provide immediate help to individuals, families, and friends of people in emotional crisis. They can help you determine if you or your loved one needs professional consultation and can link you to the appropriate services. They are a primary source for linking Seattle-King County residents to emergency mental health services.
Otherwise, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
And for mental health support or treatment resources for substance use statewide, call the Washington Recovery Help Line at 1-866-789-1511 or (206) 461-3219] for TTY.
Finally, reports of domestic violence are on the rise during this crisis.For any victims and survivors who need support, the National Domestic Violence Hotline is here for you, 24/7. Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 for TTY, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.