Suicide Prevention or Crisis Intervention


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 988 or Text HOME to 741-741
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 in the United States.

Teen Connections
1 (866) 833-6546 or
Teen Link is a confidential and anonymous help line for teens. Trained teen volunteers are available to talk with you about any issue of concern. No issue is too big or too small!

Crisis Connection
1 (866) 427-4747
We are one of the oldest Crisis Lines in the nation, and home to five programs focused on serving the emotional and physical needs of individuals across Washington State.

The Trevor Project | For Young LGBTQ Lives
1 (866) 488-7386
Reach out to a counselor if you’re struggling, find answers and information, and get the tools you need to help someone else.

Trans Lifeline
1 (877) 565-8860(Trans)
Provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. We’re run by and for trans people.

National Alliance on Mental Illness- Chelan/Douglas County

Depression, Anxiety, or Counseling for Adolescents

What is Depression?
Information Sheet from Seattle Childrens in English.

¿Qué es la depresión?
Hoja informativa de Seattle Childrens en español.

Watch “What is Depression?”
5-minute video.

What is Anxiety?
Information Sheet From Seattle Children's in English.

¿Qué es la ansiedad?
Hoja informativa de Seattle Childrens en español.

Watch “What is Anxiety?”
7-minute video.

Okanogan Behavioral Healthcare
Clients will not be denied services based on their inability to pay. OBHC offers a sliding fee discount based on family size and income.

Foundation for Youth Resiliency & Engagement
FYRE is a new Youth Center located in Omak, WA that is dedicated to serving all Okanogan County Youth.

Local Youth Crisis Team

The Catholic Charities' Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention team has added staffing that have clinical training to work with youth and their families in crisis and commit to respond to crisis calls within one hour.  They do not involve law enforcement unless absolutely necessary and can provide ongoing aftercare support and follow-up connections to community resources for up to 8 weeks after the crisis event.  To request help in a crisis, call 509-662-7105.  

 The benefits of Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention program include: 

  • Immediate, professional support for students at risk and their families 

  • Enhanced classroom and school safety 

  • Improved academic success for all students 

  • Increased inclusivity and support for students with mental health issues 

  • Reduced mental health stigma among students and staff 

  • Valuable resource for parents and families dealing with mental health concerns 

  • No cost for students and no additional work for teachers or administrators 

If you have questions about this new free, rapid response resource, please contact Catholic Charities' Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention program leader, Steven Hightower at

Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse

Narcotics Anonymous: (509) 826-6371
Alcoholics Anonymous: (509) 664-6469
Washington Recovery Help Line: 1 (866) 789-1511
Washington Help Line for Teens: 1 (866) 833-6546 – Free, confidential tool that helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol. It was developed with the input of leading clinicians, experts from the White House and SAMHSA, and people in recovery themselves.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator (SAMHSA) – Searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs shows the location of facilities around the country that treat alcoholism, alcohol abuse and drug abuse problems.

Eating Disorders or Self Harm

HelpGuide – More of a resource center than an emergency response service but good information on all sorts of self-harm issues.

National Eating Disorders Association & helpline 1-800-931-2237

Lung Cancer Group

Patient Help Link – The organization offers free educational resources and provides accurate, current information about lung cancer and its health impacts. The mission is to raise awareness about lung cancer and other asbestos-related diseases. 

They understand that navigating a lung cancer diagnosis can be stressful.  Their team is here to help those affected by lung cancer with compassion and care.