Mental Health Wellness

Mental Health Wellness is a Priority in Our Schools!
The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) recognizes the growing need for additional supports and resources for schools to help address mental health wellness. A list of resources can be found on their webpage, Mental Health and Schools, at the following link:  
As issues with mental health continue to gain nationwide attention, we have been asked what local supports are available, how our schools are addressing mental health concerns, and how families can help. We hope you find the following information regarding staffing, partnerships, professional development, and curriculum helpful.

Get Help
Millions of Americans have mental and substance use disorders. Find Treatment near you.
988  Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available 24/7/365.

Whitman County Crisis Line
Local crisis line ran by Palouse River Counseling.
24/7 Crisis Line (509) 334-1133
Disaster Distress Helpline
24/7 crisis counseling for emotional distress related to a disaster. 
SAMHSA's National Helpline
A free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Talking About Your Mental Health