Resources

Here are some links to various mental health resources for your or your loved ones. Keep checking back as we add books, videos and other helpful information.  

Mental Health Information

National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH): An authoritative source of information on various mental disorders and latest clinical findings.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. You can find a support group, participate in advocacy, or learn about various treatments here.
National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)For issues specific to Asian and Pacific Islanders, such as the impact of Affordable Care Act and other policy matters.

Seattle Area Service Providers

Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS): Parent organization of Therapy Associates, committed to improving the lives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through culturally competent case management and mental health services. Services available in over 40 languages and dialects.
Crisis Clinic: Comprehensive list of resources in the King County, from shelters to suicide intervention. Provides 24/7 crisis line (866-4-CRISIS) and recovery help line (866-789-1511).
Opening Doors for Multicultural Families: Provides support to families of children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Services available in various languages.
Sound Mental Health: Large network of services throughout King County.
Seattle Counseling Service: Provides mental health and addiction services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered communities of king county.
Youth Eastside Services: Offers parenting classes and youth support groups on LGBT and substance abuse issues in Bellevue. Services also available in Spanish.

Healthcare Access and Other Social Services:

Washington State HealthPlanFinder: Find out immediately if you qualify for subsidized healthcare under the Affordable Care Act. Compare plans before you buy.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services: Information on state assistance programs, services for people with disabilities, adoption, domestic violence services, etc

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