Sometimes, you need help immediately.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1 as soon as possible.
If you are experiencing a non-life threatening mental health crisis and need immediate assistance, please call one of these crisis lines for help (many of which are open 24/7):
In King County, contact the King County Crisis Line at 1-866-4CRISIS (1-866-427-4747).
In Pierce County, contact the Crisis Line of Pierce County at 800-576-7764.
For non-local situations, contact the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273- TALK (1-800-273-8255). A counselor will be available to speak with you and connect you with services in your area.
Youth of color can text ‘STEVE’ to 741741 to be connected to a trained crisis counselor.
Native peoples affected by domestic or dating violence can call StrongHearts Native Helpline at 844-762-8483 from 9 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Friday for culturally appropriate help.
LGBT+ youth experiencing suicidal thoughts or needing crisis intervention can call The Trevor Project at 866-488-7386 anytime.
Transgender individuals individuals experiencing a crisis can call the Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860. The line is primarily staffed by transgender folx.
Please note that South Seattle Counseling does not provide crisis management, housing, legal (evaluations for court or other judicial proceedings) or medication services. If this is the type of care you need, we can provide you with a referral.