County, State & National Mental Health & Recovery Resources

Mental Health Resources

King County Crisis Connections

Call 206-461-3222 or 800-621-4636

24-hour hotline for mental health emergencies, suicide assessments, de-escalation techniques, and referrals for voluntary counseling or hospitalization. Teen Link for youth, Substance Abuse Recovery Helpline. Manages King County 2-1-1 line for community resources, M-F; Call 211 or Text zipcode to 877-211-9274. More info at

King County Community Living Connections for Seniors

Call 844-348-5464

Community Living Connections can connect seniors with the right kind of help, when and where you need it. Older adults, adults with disabilities, caregivers, family members and professionals can call us to get objective, confidential information about community resources and service options. More info at

King County Crisis and Commitment Services (CCS)

Call 206-263-9200

24-hour helpline and in-home evaluation for involuntary detention of people with behavioral disorders exhibiting or threatening danger to self or others. call 911 if in imminent danger.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Seattle Branch

Call 206-783-9264

Helpline for mental health consumers and families for support services. Support groups and info for consumers and families; online support groups being developed. More info at, or email

Washington State Recovery Helpline (24/7)

call 866-789-1511

Assistance with substance abuse disorders, gambling, addictive behaviors, mental health challenges. Offers treatment and support recommendations, language interpretation. More info at

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

call 800-622-4357

SAMHSA Treatment Locator, Behavioral Health Treatment Locator. More info at or

National Institute of Mental Health

Research on mental disorders, statistics, brochures, info on various diagnoses. Health topics include Coping with Coronavirus and managing Anxiety and Stress. More info at

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Ayuda En Espanol 888-628-9454
Crisis Text Line Text “hello” to 741741
Veterans Crisis Line Text 8382555 or 800-273-8255 ext 1
Disaster Distress Helpline Text “TalkWithUs” to 66746 or 800-985-5990

AARP "Friendly Voices"


Connecting People to People. 1000's of trained volunteers answering calls and responding to seniors experiencing social isolation. More info at

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Recovery & Support Resources

Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such as gambling or over-eating). Participants find and develop the power within themselves to change and lead fulfilling and balanced lives guided by a science-based 4-Point Program®.

SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 800-662-4357, (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance-use disorders. Provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other