There are many resources in Pierce County to help individuals and families. We understand that it is often difficult to navigate the services and individuals may want support. We cannot guarantee staff will be able to help, but we will always try our best to help those seeking support find what they need.
All Treatment is a comprehensive resource that provides information about substance abuse and mental health, as well as a directory of treatment centers and community support partners. The group seeks to make recovery easier to understand and achieve by partnering with universities, non-profits, and mental health professionals to give information about addiction and recovery. Learn more
Tacoma Fire Station 1 offers some support for individuals ready for treatment and battling opioid addiction.
Washington Recovery Helpline: 1-866-789-1511 or http://www.warecoveryhelpline.org/
This website provides instructions on how to save the life of someone experiencing an overdose as well as information on the current Washington State law regarding overdose, access to treatment, and other educational materials. Learn more
Narcan Training is available in Pierce County and Washington State has issued prescriptions for anyone who would like to have it in case of emergency.
Mental Health Services
There are a variety of mental health options available. Please connect with your healthcare plan provider to find providers in your network.
Emergency Medical Services—911
If the situation is potentially life-threatening, get immediate emergency assistance by calling 911, available 24 hours a day.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Live Online Chat
If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.
SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline, 1-877-SAMHSA7 (1-877-726-4727)
Get general information on mental health and locate treatment services in your area. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.
The Pierce County Superior Court Clerk’s Office website provides information about domestic violence including warning signs and steps for a personal safety plan to escape abuse. It also includes a comprehensive list of organizations and shelters in the area for victims of domestic violence. Learn more
United Way of Pierce County
United Way has a very useful resource, 211, that individuals can call and be connected to the support they are seeking.
Pierce County Health Department has a Family Support Center located in Orting. that can help connect families with services. “Get the help and resources you need. Achieve your family goals. Each support center has unique services. We design each center to meet the needs of the community around it.”
There are many resources in Pierce County to help individuals. We understand that it is often difficult to navigate the services and individuals may want support. We cannot guarantee staff will be able to help, but we will always try our best to help those seeking support.