Nami East Side
Nami East Side is a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life for those impacted by mental illness through advocacy, education and support.
Suicide Prevention Resources
The National Suicide Prevention provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loves ones and best practices professionals. You can also visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website to learn more about the warning signs and obtain other helpful resources.
Mental Health Resources
According to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health), in the U.S., 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness every year. 1 in 25 adults experience serious mental illness yearly that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities. Approximately 1 in 5 youth (ages 13-18) experience a severe mental disorder during their life. 16 million adults have had at least one depressive episode in the past year. Approximately 20% of adults experience an anxiety disorder such as PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder), obsessive-compulsive disorder and specific phobias. Among the 20.2 million adults who experience a substance use disorder, 50.5% (10.2M) had a co-occurring mental illness.
Vulnerable Adult | Abuse and Neglect Resources
Washington State’s Department of Social and Health Services assists citizens in reporting the abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult. You can call 1-866-End-Harm. A person will answer your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
A person with speech or hearing disabilities may use the following ways to contact the Department of Social & Health Services:
- Place a direct TTY call to this dedicated TTY line: 1-800-624-6186.
- People with hearing loss who have specialized telecommunication devices can call 1-866-363-4276 (End Harm) through Washington Relay Service.
Domestic Violence Resources
According to National Domestic Violence Hotline: “One in three women and one in seven men are impacted by domestic violence in their lifetime.” Advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
A person with speech or hearing disabilities may use the following ways to contact the hotline:
- IM or Email – Contact an advocate on Instant Messenger (Deaf hotline) or by email: [email protected]
- Video Phone or TTY – Get help 24/7 by calling 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) or 1-855-812-1001 (Video Phone)
- IM (Instant Message) – Available on the National Domestic Violence Hotline here
Rape, Sexual Assault, Abuse & Incest Resources
Every 98 seconds, a person experiences sexual assault. Sexual violence affects hundreds of thousands of Americans each year according to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nations largest anti-sexual violence organization.
RAINN is in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.