I’m worried about a friend whom I think may have a mental illness. How can I help?

If you believe your friend would benefit from speaking to a therapist, please ask them to call Whatcom Alliance for Healthcare Advancement at 360-778-6594.

If your friend is experiencing a crisis or their condition is getting worse, please call the Volunteers of American Crisis line at 1-800-584-3578 for free support. More information can be found at https://www.voaww.org/behavioralhealth.

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1. I need mental health counseling but I can’t afford to see a therapist. What should I do?
2. I’m worried about a friend whom I think may have a mental illness. How can I help?
3. My son/daughter is suffering from anxiety/depression. What resources are available?
4. What is the health department doing to support mental health in the community?
5. I have health insurance, but none of the providers seem to be taking new clients. How can I find a provider?