Our communities have a great deal of support in King County, and knowing where to look for assistance and camaraderie in stressful times is important. Remember, we are stronger together!
In response to the ongoing attacks on members of our Asian American & Pacific Islander communities, the library is compiling this expanding our list of resources with organizations and activities recommended by our campus colleagues. Ask a librarian about strategies to combat the misinformation that feeds anti-Asian violence.
24 Hour Crisis Line
Available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day
Toll Free: 1.866.4CRISIS or 1.800.427.4747
In Seattle: 206.461.3222 / TTY: 206.461.3219
Suicide Prevention Hotline
Washington Suicide and Crisis Hotlines
1.800.SUICIDE or 1.800.275.TALK
Alcohol/Drug Help Line (24–hours daily)
206.722.3700 or 1.800.562.1240
Sound Mental Health: Licensed comprehensive provider of mental health, substance abuse, and behavioral health services whose programs include criminal justice and re-entry services
YUIR: "Youth Undoing Institutional Racism (YUIR) is a youth centered multi-generational vehicle for young people to engage in ongoing anti-racist and anti-oppression education, and to take action in their schools and community to bring forth social change."
EPIC: "End the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC) is a community group working to stop the construction of the proposed new youth jail in King County, Washington. EPIC operates with staff support from American Friends Service Committee and includes members of Youth Undoing Institutional Racism, the People’s Institute Northwest and the community at-large."
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls: The National Council is the first national organization created and led by formerly incarcerated and incarcerated women. To further our mission, we write and support model legislation, pursue litigation and community-based action. All organizing and actions the National Council take support the decarceration of women and girls.