Mental Health Services and Information
How Community Mental Health Services Are Delivered
The DSHS Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery contracts with 11 Regional Support Networks (RSNs) to administer community mental health programs. Services are provided for people who are Medicaid-eligible. RSNs are made up of counties or groups of counties except in Pierce where the RSN is operated by Optum Health.
The RSNs are responsible for:
- Subcontracting with licensed community mental health agencies to provide services
- Managing involuntary treatment services
- Ensuring services are provided to those with serious mental illnesses.
For a life-threatening emergency, call 911.
Suicide Prevention 1-800-273-8255 TTY Users 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
For 24-hour help for crisis counseling and referrals:
Call the Recovery Help Line OR the Crisis Line in your area:
If this is not a crisis:
Please contact your local Mental Health Provider or Regional Support Network
Mental Health Services:
Behavioral Health Advisory Council
(Formerly Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council)