Mental Health

Help for People with Mental Health Challenges

Substance Use

Treatment Options for Substance Use Disorder

Stress/Anxiety

Management of Stress and Anxiety

Dating

Guidance on developing healthy relationships

Bullying/Cyber-bullying

Support for those facing bullying

Gender/Identity Issues

Information on Gender & Identity

Eating Disorders

Recognizing signs of an eating disorder

Self-Harm

Support for those who self-harm

Suicide

Support and resources for suicidal thoughts

Where to Turn for Teens Anchor

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.

Youth Suicide Prevention Curriculum Anchor

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.

Substance Use Prevention Anchor

Teen Link Substance Use Prevention Line

Teen Link expanded hours of operation from 1-10 pm to include substance use and prevention consultation with a Substance Use Disorder Professional. 

If a teen or an adult concerned about a teen has questions or concerns about drug use, they can now call, chat, or text to connect directly with a Teen Link Substance Use Prevention Clinician. Our staff are able to assist callers with:

  • Strategies to prevent teen drug use
  • Access to drug education materials
  • Finding ways to talk to teens about drugs
  • Referrals to treatment
  • Organizing outreach and drug education clinics  
  • and more!  

Teen Link Substance Use Prevention line is open from 1-10 pm Tuesday-Saturday. To reach us, simply call or text to: 866-833-6546 or click here for chat.

Contact Us

Our youth crisis specialists are available to talk by phone from 6-10 pm and chat or text from 6-9:30 pm every night.  You can also call, chat, or text in to connect with an adult substance use specialist from 1-6 pm Tues-Sat.