Crisis Lines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This lifeline offers prevention and crisis resources for those in crisis and their loved ones as well as provides best practice resources for professionals. Call at 1-800-273-8255 or chat with the Lifeline.

 

Trevor Project Lifeline

The Trevor Project Lifeline provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults under 25. This Lifeline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call at 1-888-488-7386, Text START to 678678, or chat with the Trevor Project lifeline.

 

County Crisis Line

The Mental health crisis lines listed below are available for all people in Washington. These lines are listed by county for local access. These crisis lines are available for all Washingtonians (regardless of your insurance status or income level). View a list of numbers organized by County.

 

Washington Recovery Help Line

This recovery help line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for help and support for substance abuse, problem gambling and mental health. Call 1-866-789-1511 or Email recovery@crisisclinic.org (allow 1–2 days for response to Emails). You can also text 1-866-789-1511 between the hours of 9am–9pm, Monday–Friday.

 

GHS Student Assistance Program
Many youths at risk for using substances, or who are using substances, also experience mental health challenges and attendance issues. Student Assistance Program improves student outcomes by addressing student substance use and social-emotional health.
What Can You Do?
Focus on Prevention: Increase positive school climate, reinforce expectations, and build meaningful relationships with students and families. Collaborate with ESDs and community partners.
Build the System: It takes more than a curriculum to help students navigate wellness and recovery. Invest in school-wide positive supports, referral and restorative processes, and student support staff.
Reframe: Revise policies to minimize out-of-school disciplinary actions. Shift student vaping and substance use from a discipline issue to an opportunity to identify and provide supports.
Screen and Support: Screen students for substance use and mental health challenges. Support students to participate in intervention groups, treatment services, and Student Assistance
 
If you would like to refer a student for the Student's Assistance Program, please fill out the following link:
-Resources for Parents and Families
-Resources for Schools and Districts