This page is part of the Peace Heathens' Seattle Crisis Resource Directory.
Emergency Phone Numbers
24-hour counseling for persons in crisis. Confidential.
Besides the crisis line, the Community Information Line
(1-800-621-4636, or simply 2-1-1 in Seattle/King County) 8 am - 6 pm Monday-Friday, is
probably the best all-purpose referral number in Seattle.
National Runaway Safeline
24-hour hotline to link runaways to social service agencies or to
their families. Confidential.
King County Sexual Assault Resource
24-hour phone crisis intervention, referral, and support services for
assault victims in King County including Seattle.
Medical support, legal advocacy.
Washington Poison Center
24-hour information and advice regarding poisonous substances and
Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline
24-hour info to adults & children. Referrals for medical, legal,
counseling, anger management. Uses AT&T Language Bank, so can
readily help in almost any language.
University of Wash. Medical Center Emergency Room
24-hour emergency care and crisis intervention counseling available (crisis intervention counseling is provided by social workers). Voluntary psych-ward service available. Medical coupons accepted.
Harborview Medical Center
24-hour line for crisis situations that the in-need individual can call.
Also at Harborview: Emergency Department, 206-744-3074, including psychiatric emergency service. Located physically at 9th Ave. and Jefferson St. for emergency medical patients and for walk-ins who want (or who are recommended to get) a psychiatric evaluation. Medical coupons accepted.
Fire, Police, Ambulance
Consulting Nurse Help Lines
The following Consulting Nurse help lines (hours vary) give free medical advice and information and physician referral to the general public. Typically they refer only to the hospital with which they are affiliated. All of these operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Group Health Consulting Nurse Line
Consulting Nurse line for Western Washington Group Health patients only.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Washington Recovery Help Line
24-hour crisis intervention and referral services for substance abuse,
problem gambling and mental health. A state-wide service of the Crisis Clinic.
Staffed by teen volunteers trained by Crisis Clinic staff. Confidential.
A service of the Crisis Clinic.
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