WA Recovery Help Line - Phone Worker
Crisis Connections, formerly Crisis Clinic, offers telephone-based crisis intervention and information and referrals to youth and adults. Volunteers on the Washington Recovery Help Line provide confidential and compassionate support and information to callers seeking help related to chemical dependency, mental health and/or problem gambling. Volunteers receive free professional training and supervision. Remote training oppertunities avaiable. This is an ideal opportunity for students pursuing a career in Substance Abuse or Mental Health Treatment. Crisis Connections has served the Seattle-King County, WA area for over 50 Years and relies on the skilled and committed service of over 200 volunteers. Join our amazing community and start helping lives on the line!
About Crisis Connections
2901 3rd Ave, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98121, US
Mission: Our passion is caring and listening - empowering people to make positive life changes. We do this by connecting people with critical resources. Objective as a non-profit organization: we offer an array of support services available to everyone in King County. Our objective is to provide immediate and confidential assistance, including information and linkage to community resources, for people in emotional distress and in need of help.
24-hour Crisis Line offers immediate help for people in emotional crisis. It is one of the oldest 24-hour crisis lines in the nation and is accredited by CONTACT USA, which is an organization establishing industry standards. The Crisis Line is a unique resource for those considering suicide and for family and friends of persons with mental illness. The Crisis Line is staffed by volunteers, all of whom complete more than 60 hours of professional training before they begin to take calls. Mental health professionals supervise volunteers during each shift.
Phone workers talk with callers about their concerns, help them sort through their feelings, explore coping strategies, and make appropriate referrals for additional assistance. Service is available 24-Hours a day, 365 days a year. Internship and Service Learning opportunities are available to undergraduate students.
WA Recovery Help Line offers support and referrals to services for people needing chemical dependency, problem gambling and mental health help.
WA Warm Line offers peer support to people living with a mental illness using the principles of recovery to enhance the well-being of callers. Warm Line calls are answered by people who are living with a mental illness and who want to share their experience to empower others.
Teen Link is an anonymous, confidential and non-judgmental helpline for teens that is staffed by teens. The line is open from 6pm-10pm every night. Teen Link's motto is "teens empowering teens."