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Crisis Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

Call 800-273-TALK (8255)| Español: 888-628-9454 | TTY: 800-799-4TTY (4889)

If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7 

Crisis Clinic 

206-461-3222 | 866-4-CRISIS 

Text NAMI to 741-741 Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message

NAMI Greater Seattle Helpline 

206-783-9264 | 800-782-9264

 

Support & Education

Local Affiliates 

Our NAMI affiliates across Washington are here to help, with free support groups, classes, and other resources for individuals living with mental health conditions and their families. Find your local NAMI.

Online Support Groups

Our online support group meetings are hosted on a Zoom platform and are HIPAA compliant.  Information given for registration for support groups is only seen by NAMI staff, no personal details or emails are used for solicitations. Information on classes and support groups explained can be found here.

 

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis

​Taking steps to prepare for the possibility of a crisis can help you act quickly, ease your mind and lessen the impact if a crisis situation occurs. Navigating a Mental Health Crisis: A NAMI Resource Guide for Those Experiencing a Mental Health Emergency provides important, potentially life-saving information for people experiencing a mental health crisis and their loved ones.

 

Covid-19 Resources

NAMI National Covid-19 Resources


Click here to read NAMI Washington's COVID-19 response and to find out what you can do to stay mentally healthy during the outbreak! NAMI Washington Alliance Online Support Groups & Classes during COVID19 NAMI Coronavirus Resource Guide! Do not Isolate Yourself! NAMI's Federal Priorities to Address COVID-19





Healthcare Resources and Updates


TeleHealth Coverage for COVID-19 Response Healthcare Enrollment Special Healthcare Enrollment Period Announced: a limited-time special enrollment period for qualified individuals who are currently without insurance. This special enrollment period (SEP), that runs through April 8, 2020, will allow uninsured individuals 30 days to enroll in health insurance coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder. Click here to learn how to sign up for coverage. Adjustments to HIPPA New Communication Options Avaliable During COVID-19 - Department of Health and Human Services announcement COVID-19 Study This study is investigating the experiences of Blind/Low-Vision folx during the pandemic Flattening the Inaccessibility Curve Survey Link new! ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws; the article covers questions such as, Disability-Related Inquiries and Medical Exams by employers, Hiring and Onboarding, Reasonable Accommodation, Pandemic-Related Harassment Due to National Origin, Race, or Other Protected Characteristics, Furloughs and Layoffs, Returning to Work and much more. Click here to view





More COVID-19 Resources and Support


LGBTQ+ Online Support Group This time of social isolation can be particularly challenging for LGBTQ youth. Lambert House now has free confidential online groups available 7 days a week for LGBTQ+ youth ages 12-22. For more information, please email us and learn more here. "Why are We All Stuck Inside?" a coronavirus educational and activity guide for caretakers of young children. Free Mental Health Referral Service for children and teens. For Workers and Businesses Affected by COVID-19 Protecting Your Non-Profit from COVID-19 Tips for Taking Care of your Mental Health while Maintaining Social Distancing from SAMHSA Emergency Small Business Resources from the Greater Seattle Small Business Association Emergency Resources from the Small Business Administration -- apply for disaster releif Office of the Corrections Ombuds live updates for COVID-19 and the incarcerated population Utilities Defferment and Other Relief from the CIty of Seattle Community Relief Effort for Arists and Creatives organized by Ijeoma Oluo Rise Up Belltown Blog compliation of community resources SANI: Sex-Worker Aid Networker Initiative community support effort for street-based sex workers and homeless neighbors to provide emergency food and sanitation supplies. If you have a resource to add to our list, please email us here.