IF THIS IS A LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCY, CALL 911 OR GO TO YOUR NEAREST HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM.
The Counseling Center offers drop-in hours on Monday to Friday from 1pm to 3pm for crisis or urgent concerns. If you need to speak to someone immediately and are unable to come during the drop-in hours, please call 425.352.3183 or visit us at our office in UW1-080.
On evening, weekends, and university holidays a variety of resources are available.
If you are suicidal, or your safety is threatened, call 911 and the local authorities will take you to a nearby hospital emergency department to speak with a professional counselor.
If someone has threatened immediate harm to themself, call UWB Security and Campus Safety at 425.352.5222. Campus Safety can send for an ambulance, a city police officer, or the county sheriff depending on the location of the person in crisis.
If you are not feeling strong suicidal urges, but you need someone to talk to when we are not open, utilize one of the below listed services.
Free and Confidential 24/7 Support
- Crisis Text Line: Text "HEAL" to 741741
Available 24/7, free, and confidential.
- People of Color(?) Text Line: Text "STEVE" to 741741
- Trevor Lifeline: 1.866.488.7386
Provides crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and life-affirming services to LGBTQ youth ages 13-24.
- Trans Lifeline: 1.877.565.8860
Living with Mental Illness
- Ayuda en la crisis Español: Call 1-888-628-9454
Students of Color
If you call or text a Crisis Line or Lifeline, please give us a call as soon as we are open so that we can provide more direct help.
Relationship Violence Advocacy and Support Services
If you’ve been assaulted…
We believe you and believe in your power and strength to recover.
Sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, and relationship violence are never your fault. Please contact the Violence Prevention and Advocae Program Manager, Elizabeth Wilmerding, in the Health and Wellness Resource Center in ARC-120. Make an appointment now by calling 425-352-3851 or sending an email to email@example.com.
For more information about Prevention and Advocacy, visit our resources page.