Emergency situations

If you or someone you care about is feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others:

  • Call 911
  • Call the Crisis Connections 24 hour Crisis Line: 866-427-4747; local 206-461-3222; TTY: 206-461-3219
  • Text the Crisis Text Line: 24-hour crisis support via text message. Text HOME to 741741 to get connected with a Crisis Counselor.

Self-care and wellness resources for everyone

The Whole U curated a list of virtual wellness resources of many different kinds to help us stay healthy, mentally and physically.

Here are just a few of the many other resources available:

Self-care and wellness resources for faculty and staff

  • UW CareLink is available 24/7 for benefits-eligible faculty and staff who may need support navigating these extraordinary times. UW CareLink connects you with experts who help you and family members get free, confidential access to guidance consultants who provide counseling and other resources.
    • Available 24 hours/7 days a week at 1-866-598-3978 (TTY: 800-697-0353)
    • Visit the UW CareLink web site and enter UW for the organization code
  • UW’s SafeCampus: a place to anonymously discuss safety and well-being concerns for yourself or others.
    • Available 24 hours/7 days a week at 206-685-7233
    • Email safecampus@uw.edu; monitored 8:00 am – 5:00 pm on weekdays.

Self-care and wellness resources for students

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