Resources

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAEmergency Resources:

  • If you or someone you know are in immediate danger, call 911.
  • If you are in a crisis, call the 24-hour confidential Seattle Crisis Line:
    206.461.3222 (Toll Free: 1.866.4CRISIS or 1.866.427.4747) www.crisisclinic.org
  • If you have been abused by an intimate partner, call the Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.562.6025 www.wscadv.org
  • If you have been sexually assaulted, call the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center: 1.888.998.6423
  • If you are looking for treatment referral information related to alcohol and/or drugs, call the Help Line at the Alcohol & Drug Institute at University of Washington: 1.800.562.1240 www.depts.washington.edu/adai

 

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Online Resources:

The following section contains links to websites that contain a wealth of mental health information related to all mental health disorders, finding therapists, caring for loved ones with mental illness, preventive care, and more.

American Psychological Association (APA)
is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States.

American Psychological Association Help Center
is an online resource for brochures, tips and articles on the psychological issues that affect people’s physical and emotional well-being, as well as information about referrals.

Psych Central
presents information on a wide range of mental health issues.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders.

The National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)
generates and promotes mental health research and provides some basic mental health information for the general public. Included in this site are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets, and other educational materials about a broad range of mental health issues including anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, and social phobia.

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
is a national nonprofit organization is dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of anxiety and depressive disorders. They use their website as a way to disseminate information about anxiety and depression, and to link people who need treatment with those who can provide it.

Association for Size Diversity and Health
is an organization dedicated to enhancing health and well-being, free from weight-based assumptions and weight discrimination.

Resolve: The National Infertility Association
is focused on support for people struggling with infertility.

The Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
contains many pamphlets and handouts on a wide variety of topics pertaining to university student success and well-being.

 

Seattle Community Resources for Diverse Groups:

Listed below are local resources that serve individuals from underserved communities.openphotonet_DSCF6754

King County Trans* Resource and Referral Guide 

Alliance of People with Disabilities
TTY: 206.632.3456 or Toll free: 1.866.545.7055
Email: info@disabilitypride.com

African American Family Center
Tel: 206.328.5741

Asian Counseling and Referral Service
Tel: 206.328.5741 Web: www.acrs.org

Chinese Information and Service Center
Tel: 206.624.5633

Consejo Counseling and Referral Services
Tel: 206.461.4880

Cross Cultural Health Care Program
Tel: 206.860.0329 Web: www.xculture.org

Jewish Familiy Services
Tel: 206.461.3240

Refugee Federation Service Center
Tel: 206.725.9181

Seattle Indian Health Board
Tel: 206.324.9360 Web: www.sihb.org

Seattle Counseling Services – Resource for LGBT Community
Tel: 206.323.1768 Web: www.seattlecounseling.org

Gay/Lesbian Youth Information Line
Tel: 206.322.3953

Lesbian Resource Center
Tel: 206.322.3953

Senior Information and Assistance
Tel: 206.448.3110

Senior Rights Assistance
Tel: 206.448.5720