​Kitsap County Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Need help now ? 

  • Call 911 if you are in an emergency.

Contact the Need Help Now crisis line 24/7/365 to get help for you or someone else and connect to local resources:

1-888-910-0416


Go to imhurting.org for a 24/7 chat line and other help for you, your friends and family.


About the Need Help Now hotline:

  • Do you need help or know someone who is struggling with crisis? Call the Salish Regional Crisis Line at 888-910-0416 any time night or day to talk to someone who can provide emotional support for you, your family and friends during times of crisis. Everyone is welcome to talk about what’s causing them to feel pain. Crisis counselors will listen to you without judgment and help you feel cared about and safe.

Kitsap Mental Health 24/7 Crisis Services

  • Contact Kitsap Mental Health Crisis Services for information to support individuals and families in mental health crisis.

How to know and what to do if someone is considering suicide:

Other 24-Hour Crisis Lines & Resources

> National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 9-8-8

> LIFELINE Online Chat: Suicide Hotline Chat

> People who are deaf, hard of hearing, and TTY users should use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.


YOUTH

Teen Link: If you're under 21, you can call Teen Link at 866-TEENLINK (866-833-6546) and ask to talk to a peer

Coffee Oasis Text Line: For youth age 13-25 years old experiencing a crisis or just needs to talk. Text "CoffeeOasis" to 360-377-5560

The Trevor Project: Confidential hotline for LGBTQ youth in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk. Call 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678

FAMILIES

I'm Hurting.org: Help with mental health, sexual assault, bullying, eating disorders, other self harm and much more.

VETERANS

Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 9-8-8 and Press 1 or Text 838255. Online chat available Veterans Crisis Line Chat

> To learn more about the issue of Veteran suicide as well as VA mental health resources, please visit www.mentalhealth.va.gov.

VICTIM'S SUPPORT

> YWCA 24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.500.5513
or Text Line 360.277.7607

> Scarlet Road’s Survivor Support Line 360-362-5143
for anyone who is or has experienced sexual exploitation.

OLDER ADULTS AND DISABLED PEOPLE
> Friendship Line: Crisis for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities 1-800-971-0016







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About Us

The mission of the Kitsap County Suicide Awareness and Prevention group is to increase awareness of—and access to— suicide prevention support and resources for all ages, with the goal of reducing suicide in our community.

We do this through:

 Education

 Coordination

 Resource Sharing

Our group includes participation from over 20 local organizations including; education, law enforcement, aging and long-term care, treatment, prevention, employment, and local community members.

We can reduce the number of deaths by suicide in our community. Research indicates, evidence-based treatment and prevention activities make a difference.


Stories of hope & recovery from suicide attempt survivors:

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