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Crisis Resources

Finding yourself in crisis? Here are some available resources you can lean on to support yourself during this time.

  • Downloading and filling out this Safety Plan template to use and discuss with a mental health provider.

  • Dialing emergency services at 911 or seeking your local hospital emergency room. In Bellingham this is PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center at 2901 Squalicum Pkwy in Bellingham.

  • Dial 988, this lifeline provides free & confidential emotional support for people in suicidal crisis. You can also access them via their chat feature.

  • Call the Washington Warm Line 1-877-500-9276, the warm line provides peer support help line for people living with emotional and mental health challenges.

  • Text HOME to Crisis Text Line at 741741, Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7 support via text message. They are there for everything including anxiety, depression, suicide, school.

  • Whatcom County Crisis Triage Center (WCTC)

    • ​Located at 2026 Division St in Bellingham. To access this service, call the VOA Care Crisis Response Services ‘the Care Crisis Line” at 1-800-584-3578, 24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year to speak with a licensed mental health professional who will assess the situation and make appropriate referrals.

  • Check the NAMI Whatcom website for more crisis related resources.

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