Mental Health & Grief Resources


  • Make an appointment with your school counselor - We miss seeing you in the counseling center! Counselors are available to work with students and families via email, Zoom conferences, and phone calls.  


  • Mental Health Support 
    • BHS has two mental health counselors available for students. You can ask your school counselor for a referral or you can work with your insurance company to find a provider who is covered by your policy. 
    • The Washington State Mental Health Referral Service for Children and Teens connects patients and families with evidence-supported, outpatient, mental health services in their community. This free, telephone-based referral service is funded by HCA and operated by Seattle Children’s. The Mental Health Referral Service will provide services through mental health referrals for Washington state children and teens, ages 17 and younger. Families can call 833-303-5437, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm PST, to connect with a referral specialist.  
  • Grief and Loss Support 
    • The Healing Center is currently offering grief support groups virtually for anyone who is suffering from losing a loved one. This is a non-profit organization and they do not charge nor bill insurance but operate from donations. 

  • Connect with Other Teens 
    • Text 1-866-833-6546 or call 206-461-4922 to connect with trained Teen volunteers who can listen to your concerns and talk with you about whatever is on your mind. No issue is too big or too small. The line is open from 6-10 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. 
  • Substance Use Support 
    • Al-Anon and Alateen: support for teens who are worried about family members with drinking/drug problems or for teens who are struggling with their own substance abuse. 

    • WA Recovery Help Line: The Teen Link Substance Use Prevention Line provides support to youth and adults across Washington State who have questions about substance abuse, problem gambling, or mental health. Call them at 1.866.789.1511. 

Need extra support during this difficult time?

  • Call Teen Link: 206-461-4922, 6:00-10:00 pm nightly, staffed by teens.
  • Text Teen Link: 866-833-6546, 6pm-9:30pm

  • Crisis Line: 1-866-427-4747, to speak with an adult crisis expert.

  • National suicide prevention crisis line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). 

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