Let’s be gentle and compassionate with ourselves and others.
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people, and the community you live in.* Let’s be that community.
*How to Manage Anxiety & Stress from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Advice for the people you care about, for you, parents, responders, those released from quarantine
If you need to ask for help, please do not hesitate to call:
Vashon Youth and Family Services walk in or call 206-463-5511; in-person, tele-counseling, or video chat
20110 Vashon Highway
Individual, youth, family counseling weekdays 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
After hours: call 206-463-5511 for transfer to King County Crisis Connections at 1-866-427-4747.
If a Vashon intervention is needed, they will contact VYFS Crisis Phone for on-call provider.
Neighborcare Health Call 206-463-3671 to make an appointment.
The behavioral health consultant at the Vashon clinic is seeing current Neighborcare patients by phone.
School-based health patients who need support can email the patient's name, date of birth and phone number to SBHC@neighborcare.org. Neighborcare's School Based Health Care (SBHC) teams will follow up with them.
King County Crisis Connections 206-461-3222 or 1-800-621-4636
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, M-F; Call 211 or Text zipcode to 877-211-9274
King County Crisis and Commitment Services 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
Seattle branch: National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 206-783-9264
Helpline for mental health consumers and families for support services: Helpline@NAMISeattle.org
Support groups, education, and advocacy for consumers and families
Washington State Recovery Helpline (24/7) 1-866-789-1511
Assistance with substance abuse disorders, gambling, addictive behaviors, mental health challenges. Offers treatment and support recommendations, language interpretation available
National Institute on Drug Abuse 1-800-622-HELP (4357)
Resources for patients and families, military and families.
Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
Find treatment and behavioral health service locations.
National Suicide Prevention lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Ayuda En Espanol 1-888-628-9454
National Institute of Mental Health
Health topics include Coping with Coronavirus, managing Anxiety and Stress
Crisis text line: Text “Hello” to 741741
Veterans Crisis Line: Text 8382555 or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) x1
Disaster Distress Crisis Line: Text “TalkWithUs” to 66746 or call 1-800-985-5990