Family Members & Caregivers
If your family member/friend calls you and says that he/she has been arrested,
help him/her stay calm and offer your help and support.
A mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person's thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.
Recovery from serious mental illness is not only possible, but for many people living with mental illness today, probable. The notion of recovery involves a variety of perspectives.
IN CASE OF A LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCY: CALL 911
IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS HAVING SUICIDAL THOUGHTS:
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
FOR A NON-LIFE-THREATENING BUT URGENT MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS:
Call the Pierce County Crisis Line available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 1-800-576-7764
Crisis Text Line: crisistextline.org – text 741741 (mobile fees waived)
Call the Pierce County 24-hour Crisis Line: 800-576-7764 or text 'NAMI' to the Crisis Line: 741741