Community Mental Health Resources

Professional Help

Therapy is for everyone. You don't need a formal diagnosis, a mental health crisis, or a traumatic experience to seek help for you or your kiddo(s). The simple act of talking to a nonjudgmental third party is cathartic in itself. Here are some lists to get you started. And don't forget that spiritual guidance is a wonderful outlet as well. Reach out to your parish for resources of that nature. 

*COVID has pushed many mental health professionals to capacity, but it is still worth reaching out, gaining knowledge, and getting on waitlists.  

Click here for the  King County Resources for Mental Well-being

Centers, Organizations, and non-therapy Resources

Maybe you don't feel that your child would benefit from therapy at this time, but still want a positive and helpful resource that focuses on overall wellbeing. Here is where you can find some of those: 

Health Classes at Swedish: Offering a range of topics from exercise, to general health and wellness, to parenting, to safety. Explore the site to see if they can help you with a difficult situation.  Link

Kids of parents who have cancer

CLIMB stands for Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery. This special support program provides emotional support for children who have a parent or primary caregiver with cancer. Click on the link below to learn more and sign up for virtual winter and spring sessions now! Free of charge. 

To Build Resiliency and Emotional Intelligence

Positive Parenting: 

Grief: 

  • Safe Crossings Foundation: Link  ​​

    • Safe Crossings offers resources, camps, individual therapy, art therapy, and group therapy for kiddos who are grieving. 

    • Greif is a challenging emotion to process. Find meaning in your grief through the help of others.

    • Explore this website to see what camps and parent resources are available!

  • Dougy Center: Link

    • Childhood grief center in Portland – great online resource and programs

    • They make a wonderful podcast: "Grief Out Loud"

  • Bridges Center for Grieving Children: Link

                Bridges is a grief support center serving families with children ages 4 through 18 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, relative or friend. Through Mary Bridge. 

ADHD

Suicide Prevention and Intervention:

  • Follow the link to Seattle Public School's resources. There are crisis lines, apps, and more to help navigate suicidality. Link