Our district recognizes that suicide is a leading cause of death among youth. Our district partners with social service providers and community-based organizations to connect youth and families experiencing a mental health crisis with the support they need.

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Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis

    • If you or someone you know needs crisis support, please call 988
    • 988 is a new resource to help connect people with support during a crisis.  It works like 911 and directs the caller to a regional National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call center.
    • To access crisis support by text, you can Text “HEAL” to 741741 to reach the Crisis Text Line.
  • Local Youth-Specific Resources – Clark County Teen Talk
    • Clark County Teen Talk provides nonjudgmental peer-to-peer support for youth, including depression, anxiety, LGBTQ+, family and friends, school, STI and health issues, and sports.
    • By phone at 360-397-2428
    • By text at 360-984-0936
    • @PeppyPenerson on Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
  • Substance Abuse
    • Lifeline Connections call 1-800-604-0025
    • National Drug Helpline call 1-844-289-0879
  • Eating Disorders
  • Depression, Anxiety, and Counseling Resources and Referrals

This information is posted in accordance with RCW 28a.320.294