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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Phone: 1-800-273-8255
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Half of Us

Mental health issues are a reality for millions of people across the country. Young people are especially at risk, with half of college students reporting that they have been stressed to a point where they couldn’t function during the past year. The impact of mental illness is so devastating that suicide is the third leading cause of death among all people ages 15-24. Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation aim to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help.
Phone: Crisis Help: Text START to 741-741 or call (800) 273-TALK (8255)
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ULifeline

Online resource for college mental health. Information about alcohol and drugs, depression, suicidal behavior, anxiety disorders and more. Online Self-Evaluator available.
Phone: Text "START" to 741-741, or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
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Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Consultation, training, and resources to enhance suicide prevention efforts in states, Native settings, colleges and universities, health systems and other settings, and organizations that serve populations at risk for suicide.
Phone: 1 (800) 273-8255 (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline)
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Now Matters Now

Now Matters Now teaches Mindfulness, Mindfulness of Current Emotion, Opposite Action and Paced-breathing. These skills are part of Dialectical Behavior Therapy or DBT, proven to be helpful for people considering suicide. These tools are not considered a replacement for one-to-one counseling. You do not have to have suicidal thoughts or mental health problems to use these tools – they are useful for most people and many problems.
Phone: Crisis Text Line (all ages, 24/7, text MATTERS to 741741), Lifeline Crisis Chat (IM, also 1-800-273-TALK)
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Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
Phone: Text HOME to 741741
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Learn About Marijuana

Science-based information about marijuana for the public.
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Stop Overdose

Stopoverdose.org is a project of the Center for Drug Safety and Services Education (CDSSE) at the University of Washington Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute. CDSSE offers education and technical assistance for individuals, professionals, and communities in Washington State who want to learn to prevent and respond to overdose, and improve the health of people who use drugs.
Phone: (206) 685-5632
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SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

Portal to find any specific treatment needs or requests, and sort by a range of variables (including distance from campus by searching with UW’s 98195 zip code).
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Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Similar to Alcoholics Anonymous, you can search for meetings (and meeting type) anywhere in Seattle.
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Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
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Washington Information Network

2-1-1 is a free confidential community service and your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, health, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. 2-1-1 is always ready to assist you in finding the help you need.
Phone: (877) 211-9274
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Start Your Recovery

StartYourRecovery.org is built for people in any stage of the recovery journey — so it can be a tool to engage with patients who may be reluctant to seek treatment or to help their family members lend support.
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Crisis Connections

Crisis Connections provide programs such as: 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, we provide support, resources and certified training for King County and other communities statewide.
Phone: 24-hour toll free number: 866-4CRISIS or (866) 427-4747, TTY/TDD number: (206) 461-3219
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Learn About Marijuana

Science-based information about marijuana for the public. Includes factsheets, resources for parents and connections for getting help.
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Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI) Clearinghouse

Resource center serving the residents of Washington state. Services include: Assistance in prevention & alcohol/drug information programs, free materials for students and the public (brochures, posters, booklets) and video lending library
Phone: (206) 221-8325
Location: 1107 NE 45th St., Suite 120, Seattle, 98105
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