Crisis Hotlines

 

Need Immediate Help In A Crisis?

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — Call 800-273-TALK (8255)

If you or someone you know is in crisis — whether they are considering suicide or not — please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7, or visit the website for chat support.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you with a crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.

 

Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741

Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)

Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.

 

National Runaway Safeline  – Call 800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)

Connect with crisis and shelter resources for runaway youth.

 

The Trevor Project: call 1-866-488-7386 or text  START to 678678 Support

Trained counselors are here to support young LGBTQ+ people in crisis 24/7, ages 24 and under.

 

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860

Direct emotional and financial support for transgender individuals in crisis.

Call the NAMI Helpline at

(800) 950-6264

Mon-Fri 7am - 5pm
- or in a crisis -

text NAMI to 741741

for 24/7 Confidential Free Support

(800) 950-NAMI (6264)

The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.

  • They understand, many from their own experiences, listen and offer support.
  • They are informed on NAMI Programs, NAMI Support Groups and how to locate your local NAMI Affiliate.
  • They are trained to help identify the best resource options for your individual concern.
  • They are knowledgeable and a source of accurate information about relevant topics.
  • They care.

HelpLine volunteers are working to answer questions, offer support and provide practical next steps. The resources on this page provide information to address many needs and concerns.

Let’s stay connected, chat, call or email the NAMI HelpLine today.

The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., ET.

Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), email info@nami.org, or visit nami.org/help to use the chat.

The NAMI HelpLine is unable to provide mental health counseling, advice, personal advocacy or referrals to mental health providers or lawyers. The NAMI HelpLine does not provide individual casework, legal representations or any type of individual advocacy.

The NAMI HelpLine is not a hot line, crisis line or suicide prevention line. If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please our list of crisis hotlines below.

Local Resources

211 for Essential Community Services

Eastern Washington 211 is a free three-digit telephone number reserved for information about health and human services. Callers are connected to a trained Information and Referral Specialist who can link them to appropriate resources in Spokane, Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties.

211 provides a single point of access for information about Basic Food applications, homeless pre-screenings, health and wellness support, utility/energy assistance, veteran services, legal resources, disaster and crisis support, transportation, free tax preparation, and veterinarian services.

To access 211:

  • Dial 2-1-1
  • Call Toll Free 1.866.904.9060
  • Text your zip code to 898211
  • Online at www.win211.org

Washington Recovery Helpline

The Washington Recovery Help Line is an anonymous and confidential help line that provides crisis intervention and referral services.The Recovery Help Line is operated 24-hours a day by professionally trained volunteers and staff available to provide emotional support and offer local treatment resources for substance abuse, problem gambling, mental health challenges, and other community services. http://www.warecoveryhelpline.org/

Crisis Connections

Crisis Connections, formerly known as Crisis Clinic, is one of the oldest Crisis Lines in the nation, and home to five programs focused on serving the emotional and physical needs of individuals across Washington State. These programs include the 24-Hour Crisis Line, King County 2-1-1, Teen Link, WA Recovery Help Line and WA Warm Line. With over 400 trained volunteers and experienced staff, they provide support, resources and certified training for King County and other communities statewide. https://www.crisisconnections.org/get-help/

SAMHSA National Behavioral Health Treatment Locator

A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems. https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/