Where to Turn for Teens (WTTFTs) is a resource guide created especially for youth in King, Pierce, and Snohomish County, covering important topics like:
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.
Did you know you can bring our trainers with Crisis Connections to your school?
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.
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.
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:
Teen Link Substance Use Prevention line is open from 2-10 pm Monday-Friday. To reach us, simply call or text to: 866-833-6546 or click here for chat.
Substance Use Prevention Resources are available to you.
Our 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 to connect with our substance use specialist from 2-10 pm Mon-Fri. (Call the same number and press 2) Text/Chat is available from 6pm – 9:30pm.