Emotional Health & Well-Being

Call 911 if this is an urgent concern about a student in a physical or mental health crisis that needs immediate attention.

Mental Health Crisis and Counseling Resources for Summer 2022

Mental Health Resources

Are you, or someone you know, experiencing:

  • Anxiety or loneliness?
  • Family or relationship difficulties?
  • Symptoms of mental illness?
  • Health concerns?
  • Abuse? 
  • Alcohol or drug abuse?
  • Thoughts of suicide?
  • Food or Housing insecurity?

Please use the resources below. 

 

WA State Dept of Health | Behavioral Health Impacts of COVID-19 

Behavioral Health Impacts of COVID-19 presented by Kira Mauseth, PH.D.

Slide Presentation

 

 

Mental Health Resources

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LWSD Partnership with EvergreenHealth Social Workers

Social workers are available to provide support to LWSD high school students, parents and staff every day that school is in session (M-F, excluding holidays) from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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Youth Eastside Services (Y.E.S.) 

YES provides Mental Health Counseling focused on youth and families.  They are also offering free educational resources for parents, caregivers and students including a free virtual Alcohol Drug Education class.  Click the link above for more information.


Suicide Prevention Slide

Suicide Prevention Resources 


24-Hour Crisis Line:  866-4CRISIS (1-866-427-4747) or 206-461-3222

24-Hour Crisis Line provides 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 they can link you to the appropriate services. Help is just a phone call away. Call now!

They also provide immediate language interpretation in more than 155 languages.

To provide you with the best possible assistance, they need to speak with you directly on the phone. By talking with you anonymously and confidentially, they are best able to find out the specifics of your situation and work with you to find effective answers. 


Friends of Youth (Redmond):
425-869-6490

TEEN LINK HELP LINE:  1-866-TEENLINK (833-6546)

Teen Link is a confidential, anonymous and non-judgmental telephone help line answered by teens each evening from 6 p.m. -10 p.m.  Teen volunteers are trained to listen to your concerns and to talk with you about whatever is on your mind.  No issue is too big or too small.  Phone workers also have access to an extensive database and can give you information on agencies serving youth in the King County area.


NAMI Eastside:
425-885-6264

King County Safe Place

Safe Place is a program that quickly connects runaway and homeless youth ages 12-17 to services, either by reuniting them with their family or providing them with emergency shelter. 

  • Safe Place maintains a 24/7 hotline, 1-800-422-TEEN (1-800-422-8336), where youth can directly connect with Safe Place.
  • Youth can text the word SAFE and their location to 4HELP (44357) to find the closest Safe Place site. 

TEEN LINK CHAT:  WWW.866TEENLINK.ORG
866-833-6546

Much like the line, teens can use Teen Link Chat to seek support for our teen volunteers on a variety of issues, including bullying, drug and alcohol concerns, relationships, stress, and other teen issues.  Teen Link accepts chats from 6-9:30PM every day of the week.  Teen Link Chat does not work well on cell phones, so they ask that you log on with a computer to chat with them. 


Sea Mar Community Health Center:
425-460-7114

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990

This 24/7/365 service from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides crisis counseling for people going through both natural and human-caused disasters. It’s free, multi-lingual and confidential. You can text TalkWithUs to 66746.


National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

The 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. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/


WA Recovery Help Line (24/7): 1-886-789-1511


King County 2-1-1: DIAL 2-1-1 or 1-800-621-4636 (M-F 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

**Call 911 for Emergencies or Coordination with local Emergency Departments

Food & Shelter


Domestic Concerns

  • YES! Counseling 425-747-4937
  • LifeWire (Bellevue) 800-827-8840
  • New Beginnings (24 hour help line) 206-522-9472

Basic Health Services

• Crisis Connections 866-427-4747
• Eastside Human Services Forum (Eastside Helps) 425-556-2423
• Together Center 425-869-6699
• City of Kirkland 425-587-3322
• City of Redmond 425-556-2416
• City of Sammamish 425-295-0511

Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Sea Mar Community Health Center:
425-460-7114
 
Teen Link Help Line (call or text):
1-866-833-6546

LGBTQIA Resources

  • Teen link help line Call OR Text: 1-866-TEENLINK/ 866-833-6546
  • Lambert House: 1818 15th Ave Seattle, WA 98122 Phone: 206-322-2515
  • Trevor Project: Free and confidential 24/7 Phone: 212-695-8650

Resources for Allies, Coping, and Self Care Tips

One Love : Boundaries & Consent

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One Love Foundation is a national non-profit organization with the goal of ending relationship abuse. One Love empowers young people with the tools and resources they need to see the signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships and bring life-saving prevention education to their communities.

Our annual One Love presentation was during Home Room on December 2nd. In case you missed it or would like to watch it again see the video below.

Additional Resources: 

Additional Resources

WA State Covid Resources

 

WA Recovery Help Line (24/7): 1-886-789-1511

King County 2-1-1: DIAL 2-1-1 or 1-800-621-4636 (M-F 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

**Call 911 for Emergencies or Coordination with local Emergency Departments