A young person may be working hard at just getting by and may not have realized how much they’re struggling. Having an adult with more awareness about mental health issues point out what they’re noticing can be the key to starting a conversation around a young person getting the support they need. 

Youth Suicide Prevention

Did you know you can bring our trainers with Crisis Connections to your school?

Suicide Prevention Training

for High School Students

Following the WA Department of Health’s guidelines, Crisis Connections offers suicide prevention training for middle school and high school students that are residing in King county and surrounding areas. Each training addresses common warning signs and symptoms of depression and suicidal behaviors.

Youth Suicide Prevention Curriculum

For Elementary through High School Students

Schools play an important role in youth suicide prevention. Crisis Connections offers three health curricula designed to be taught by classroom teachers or counselors, and appropriate for students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels: Riding the Waves, LOOK LISTEN LINK, and H.E.L.P.

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Find the most typically requested services and resources. For more information or for further help, please contact us.

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Where to Turn for Teens

Where to Turn for Teens (WTTFTs) is a resource guide created especially for youth in King County, covering important topics like:

  • Alcohol & Drugs
  • Dating & Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Homelessness & Running Away
  • Suicide
  • And many more!

The agencies listed in WTTFTs can link youth to organizations providing a wide variety of services. The goal of WTTFTs is to make sure teens are aware of the many youth-friendly resources that exist and empower youth to seek help with the support of others.

Contact Us

Our youth crisis specialists are available to talk by phone from 6-10pm every night, chat from 6-9:30pm every night, and text from 6-9:30pm every day.