image of woman in meditation position on a beach with text Suicide Awareness Week

Suicide Awareness Week

October 9-13

 

 DID YOU KNOW? 

The American College Health Association’s National College Health Assessment (Fall 2015) reports the following data:

  • 75% of students reported feeling overwhelmed at some time during the past 12 months
  • 30% reported feeling so depressed it was difficult to function (past 12 months)
  • 54% reported feeling ‘sad to very sad’
  • 36% reported that anxiety negatively impacted their academic performance
  • 23% reported that depression negatively impacted their academics. 

This week join Cascadia College as we shine a spotlight on Suicide Awareness and Prevention.

 EVENTS  


My Depression
:  A Film and discussion - Wednesday, October 11th at 4:00 pm in CC1-021

Info Table - Lower Level Lobby, Wednesday, October 11th at 10:00 am-11:00 am & Thursday, October 12th at 10:00 am-11:00 am

safeTALK Training for Faculty and Staff - Friday, October 13th at 9:00 am-12:00 pm – Contact Samantha Brown for more info

 RESOURCES 

 
ON CAMPUS RESOURCES

OFF CAMPUS RESOURCES

  • API Chaya, support services for Asian & Pacific Islanders: (206) 325-0325
  • Ayuda en la crisis Español: 1-888-628-9454


CRISIS LINES

  • King County 24-hour CRISIS LINE: 206-461-3222 or 1-866- 4-CRISIS
    TYY: 360-478-2715
  • Snohomish County 24-hour CRISIS LINE: 425-258-4357 or 1-800- 584-3578
  • Skagit County 24-hour CRISIS LINE: 1-800-584-3578 
  • CRISIS TEXT LINE: Text “START” to 741-741. Free 24/7. Confidential.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) 
  • Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
  • Trevor Lifeline, crisis line for LGBT youth: 1-866-488-7386
  • Ayuda en la crisis Español: 1-888-628-9454
  • Washington Warm Line, peer support for people living with mental illness: 1-877-500-9276
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • Alcohol/Drug 24 hour Helpline: (206) 722-3700 or 1-800-562-1240 TTY (206) 722-3724
  • Washington State Information Network (community resources): 
  • Washington Recovery Help Line: 1-866-789-1511 (24-hour help for substance abuse, problem gambling, and mental health) 


GENERAL COUNSELING RESOURCES

  • Asian Counseling and Referral Service: (206) 695-7600
    3639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S., Seattle
    Offers mental health, domestic violence and chemical dependency treatment services for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in King County.

  • Northshore Youth and Family Services: (425) 485-6541
    19201 120th Ave NE, Suite 108 Bothell
    Adult, youth, and family mental health and substance abuse treatment services.

  • Seattle Indian Health Board: (206) 324-9360
    611 12th Ave. So., Suite 200, Seattle
    Serves American Indian and Alaskan Natives populations. Full medical/dental clinic and chemical dependency, domestic violence, mental health and traditional healing services.

  • Consejo Counseling and Referral Service: (206) 461-4880
    3808 S. Angeline St., Seattle
    Offers a wide range of behavioral health, substance abuse, and domestic violence services for Latino populations.

  • Wellspring Family Services: (206) 826-3050
    Mental health services for individuals, couples, families; parent workshops; and domestic violence intervention programs. Sliding scale and insurance.

  • Women’s Therapy Referral Service: (206) 634-2682
    Personalized assistance in finding a therapist within their membership of women psychotherapists. Sliding scale available for consultation