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Skagit County Crisis Line


For a phone listing of Support and Services in Skagit County and the surrounding area – Click Here

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-TALK or (800) SUICIDE

NAMI Information Line

(800) 950-NAMI

The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST.  Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call 1 (703)524-7600.


Additional Resources


Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
(800) 448-3000

National Hopeline Network

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 442-HOPE (4673)


Alcohol Hotline
(800) 331-2900

Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
(800) 344-2666

Alcohol and Drug Helpline
(800) 821-4357

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
(800) 252-6465

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 729-6686

Families Anonymous
(800) 736-9805

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
(800) 622-2255


Poison Control
(800) 222-1222

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 662-4357

Cocaine Anonymous
(800) 347-8998

National Help Line for Substance Abuse
(800) 262-2463


National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

National US Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453


CARE CRISIS LINE (24-hour Service)   A Volunteers of America Program    1-800-584-3578
SKAGIT COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CRISIS CENTER   Voluntary subacute detox and  mental health crisis stabilization.  Access thru Care Crisis Line above or directly thru center  (757-7738). 1-800-584-3578 360-757-7738
Island Hospital – Emergency Room, Anacortes

Main hospital number 360-299-1300

Skagit Valley Hospital – Emergency Room, Mount Vernon     ( Inpatient Mental Health Center 360-814-2422) 360-428-2165
United General Hospital – Emergency Room, Sedro Woolley 360-856-6021
Violent/dangerous situation 911
Washington Poison Center 1-800-222-1222


ACCESS LINE for outpatient services                      Call for eligibility screening and first-time appointments    1-888-693-7200
Crisis Prevention InterventionTeam (CPIT) (Certified peer counselor and mental health  professional  provide voluntary face-to-face early intervention in homes and community settings for those not currently enrolled with another provider.   Access thru Care Crisis Line or Behavioral Health Crisis Center (757-7738). 1-800-584-3578 360-419-3640
Catholic Community Services Northwest, Burlington Serving children and families including intensive Wraparound 1-888-504-9992
Compass Health in Mount Vernon         Now offering Open Access for walk-in mental health assessments 360-419-3500
Sea Mar Community Health Center, Mount Vernon/Anacortes 360-542-8920
Sunrise Behavioral Health Services, (incl. dual diagnosis) Mount Vernon/Anacortes/Concrete 360-336-3762
Island Hospital Behavioral Health Care Center, Anacortes 360-299-4297
VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, Mt V.  Integrated mental health and other medical care for vets 360-848-8500
Jail Transition Program: Case management to link inmates with mental illness to mental health     services upon release  


Skagit Valley REACH Center             1413 East College Way,  Mount Vernon

A peer-run center with support groups and classes for Recovery/Empowerment/Advocacy/Community/Hope.

Managed by Consumer Voices Are Born (CVAB).  Open 9am to 6pm Mon thru Sat for people 16 and over.



North Sound Behavioral Health Organization (NSBHO)    Serving Island/San Juan/Skagit/Snohomish/

Whatcom counties

Mental Health Ombuds            Complaint resolution/advocacy for people receiving services                                                                  through NSBHO (North Sound Behavioral Health Organization)  1-888-336-6164 or 360-416-7004

                                                          NAMI SKAGIT PROGRAMS

NAMI Skagit, P O Box 546, Mt Vernon 98273,

NAMI Skagit email address:

NAMI National HelpLine     1-800-950-NAMI (6264)



Family-to-Family Education Program (For and by family members/caregivers)


Clase de Familia a Familia       Feche para ser anunciada; llame para mas informacion a 360-313-7080
Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Program (For and by people living with mental illness) 360-313-7080
NAMI Basics Education Program  (For and by parents/caregivers of children/teens) 360-313-7080
Ending the Silence (Presentations for middle and high school classes) 360-313-7080
In Our OwnVoice (community based presentations by recovering peers) 360-313-7080
Open Support Group (4th Tuesday each mon. 7-8:30pm, 1st United Methodist Church

1607 E Division, MV, Fireside Room

Family Support Group on Camano Island (1st Mondays, 7-8:30pm at the Camano Island Library, 848

N Sunrise Blvd, Camano Island)


Peer Support Group (4th Thursday of each month, 7-8:30, Anacortes First                                                                 360-313-7080

United Methodist Church, in the library)




Alanon  (Family support for chemical dependency issues) 1-800-344-2666
Alcoholics Anonymous (District 4 information line) 360-428-7155
Narcotics Anonymous (NW Washington Area) 1-360-647-3234
NAMI Whatcom support groups and other information 1-360-671-4950


North Sound 2-1-1 Community Information and Referral

Volunteers of America program links callers to needed  community resources;  volunteering opportunities

1-800-223-8145 or     211
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Mount Vernon 360-416-3515
DSHS Adult Protective Services (regional intake office) 1-800-487-0416
Phoenix Recovery Services, Mount Vernon

Outpatient drug/alcohol/gambling treatment for youth/adults

Pioneer Center North, Sedro-Woolley

inpatient chemical dependency treatment

Skagit County Community Action Agency    Emergency and food stamp assistance, housing info, literacy program, veteran services, critical needs program, prescription and dental van program, legal assistance; volunteering opportunities         360-416-7585
SKAT bus service (Dial-A-Ride) 360-757-4433
Skagit Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services    (24-hour Hotline 1-888-336-9591)     Legal advocacy 360-336-9591
Sunrise Services Community Trades and Careers    Vocational rehabilitation and supported employment services 360-336-3147
Youthnet, Mt. Vernon  Foster care, teen parent support, independent living skills training, Emerson Alternative School 360-336-1610


SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advice)                                           Anacortes and vicinity

Mt. Vernon-Sedro Woolley and vicinity


360-856-7298  X. 7314

WA State Health Care Authority (including Basic Health)                             1-800-826-2444
DSHS (Dept of Social and Health Services) —Medicaid Customer Service   1-800-562-3022
N. Cascade Family Physicians Walk-In/Urgent Care   (Call regarding accepted forms of insurance coverage)       360-428-1700
SeaMar Medical and Dental, 1400 North LaVenture, Mt. Vernon      Medicaid/Medicare/BasicHealth/private ins. 360-428-4075
SeaMar Emergency Medical Services at Skagit Valley Hospital        Open Monday-Saturday 360-588-5550
Skagit Regional Clinics Walk-In/Urgent Care Clinic,                                     809 South 15th, Mt. Vernon

(call first for insurance acceptance)

2320 Freeway Drive MV




Disability Rights Washington (DRW)  Provides independent protection and advocacy services to eligible   people with developmental and other disabilities and/or mental illness 1-800-562-2702
CLEAR  (9:15am-12:25pm weekdays)    Services for low-income people seeking free legal assistance with civil legal problems 1-888-201-1014
Office of Assigned Counsel     Appointed counsel for indigent defendants in criminal and some civil matters 360-416-1690
Skagit County Community Justice Center (formerly “jail”) 360-416-1948
Skagit County Prosecuting Attorney 360-416-1600
Skagit County Public Defender 360-416-1650
Housing Justice Project  (Free legal advice for tenants) 360-416-7585


DSHS Home and Community Services       Primarily for older citizens; COPES assistance, long-term nursing care 1-866-608-0836
Friendship House, Mount Vernon                                                                               Women’s Shelter                                                                                                                            Men’s Shelter  360-336-2418                  360-336-2135
Oasis YMCA Teen Shelter  (13-17Y 4pm-8am)

125 North Fifth Street, Mount Vernon

Housing Authority of Skagit County 360-428-1959
Skagit County Community Action Agency Coordinated Housing Resource Center/housing case mgt 360-416-7585
Pioneer Transitions House—Transitional housing for indiv with mental illness &/or sub abuse 360-336-0116
Social Security Administration, Mt. Vernon                                             1-800-772-1213
Food Banks   [Alger 724-5131];  [Anacortes 100, 512 4th St, 293-6445];  [Anacortes Salvation Army,

3001 R Ave, 293-6682];   [Burlington St. Charles Catholic Church, 935 Peterson Rd, 757-2563];

[Concrete 853-8505]; [Sedro Woolley Helping Hands, Cook Rd, 856-2211]; [Mt Vernon Neighbors in Need,  1615 S 2nd St, 424-6311]

 Please note:  This information is current as of 11/18 and is subject to frequent changes.  Please call NAMI Skagit if you have updated information.   

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