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We all know loneliness. It is a shared human condition.
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by Dr. Vivek Murthy
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from the National Parent Teacher Association
click here for a list of help lines
Anonymous Crisis Text-Line: text HELLO to 741741
Crisis Line for Teens and Youth (6PM – 10PM PST): 866-TEENLINK (833-6543)
National Child Abuse Hotline (800)-422-4453
National Sexual Assault Hotline (800)-656-4673
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Veterans Crisis Line: (800)-273-8255
Washington State Community Resources: 211
Peer support for veterans, military and families: 855-838-8255
Suicide & Crisis Mental Health Help Hotline: 988
Washington Recovery Help Line
24-hour help for substance abuse, problem gambling and mental health: (866)-789-1511
Crisis intervention & suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth, resources, social networking: (866)-488-7386
Mental Health Warm Line
Feeling alone, confused or just need to talk to someone who understands, but are not in a crisis), available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 9AM-5PM and Wednesday 9AM-7PM. (800)-782-9264
If you or a loved one is in immediate danger, dial 911.
If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.
NAMI CONNECTION — This is a free peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others and the groups are led by trained leaders who have been there.
NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS —This is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences.
MEETUP — Find community by meeting people, making friends, finding support, growing a business or exploring other interests.
REVELATION WELLNESS — Find physical health and well-being through workout activities.
Navigating a Mental Health Crisis: NAMI
Circle of Care: for Mental Health Caregivers: NAC & NAMI
Get Matched With The Right Therapist For You: Thrivelution
Mental Health Education: NAMI
Mood & Anxiety Treatment: Pathlight Behavioral Health
General Mental Health Support & Resources: NAMI
PROMLY – An app for Gen-Z, developed by Gen Z, that provides connection, empowerment, outreach, and support all in one app.
Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Dr. Vivek Murthy
The Loneliness Epidemic: Why So Many Of Us Feel Alone And How Leaders Can Respond by Susan Mettes
The Cure for Loneliness: How to Feel Connected and Escape Isolation by Bill Howatt
A Video Game That Helps Us Understand Loneliness
a Ted Talk with Cornelia Geppert
The Language Of Being Human
a Ted Talk with Poet Ali
How To Get Rid Of Loneliness And Become Happy
a Ted Talk with Olivia Remes
A Historical Journey Through Loneliness
a Ted Talk with Fay Bound Alberti
The Secret To Living Longer May Be Your Social Life
a Ted Talk with Susan Pinker
All The Lonely People
a Ted Talk with Karen Dolva
Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong
a Ted Talk with Johann Hari
You Are Not Alone In Your Loneliness
a Ted Talk with Jonny Sun
Friendship in the Age of Loneliness: An Optimist’s Guide to Connection by Adam Poswolsky
The Lonely Century: A Call to Reconnect by Noreena Hertz
The Loneliness Solution: Finding Meaningful Connection in a Disconnected World by Jack Eason
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert Putnam
Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In by Steven Van Cohen & Ryan Jenkins