Mental Health Crisis Resources
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
National Institute of Mental Health
Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses.
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor
Free 24/7 support at your fingertips
US and Canada: text 741741
UK: text 85258 | Ireland: text 50808
You can use any of the other other hotlines as well, however know that these below are youth specific.
Child Help USA National Hotline – For youth who are suffering child abuse
The Trevor Project https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Call 1-866-488-7386 or text 'START’ to 678-678
You’ll be connected to a Trevor counselor who is understanding of LGBTQ issues and won’t judge you. Your conversation will be anonymous, and you can share as much or as little as you like. Oh, and it's free!
Teen Warm Line
WA Warm Line is a peer support help line for people living with emotional and mental health challenges. Calls are answered by specially-trained volunteers who have lived experience with mental health challenges. They have a deep understanding of what you are going through and are here to provide emotional support, comfort, and information. All calls are confidential.
Boys Town National Hotline – Serving all at-risk teens and children 800-448-3000
National Teen Dating Violence Hotline – Concerns about dating relationships 1-866-331-9474 or text “loveis” to 22522
Veterans Crisis Line
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
Chat – connect online
Domestic and Sexual Violence Resources
National Domestic Violence Hotline
24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.
Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages.
National Teen Dating Violence Hotline, online chat, and texting
Concerns about dating relationships 1-866-331-9474 or text “loveis” to 22522
National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673) | Free. Confidential. 24/7.
Washington State Resources
211 helps connect you to community resources statewide
Parent Help 123
Food and Community Resources:
SNAP aka Basic Food WA information and application:
Emerald City Resources:
WA Unemployment Application:
King County Food Resources:
WIC (shopping guide)
WIC Farmers Market
Call the Help Me Grow WA Hotline at 1-800-322-2588.
Energy assistance programs for King County residents
King County Rental Support Resources