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If in Crisis

Skagit County Crisis Line

800-584-3578

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

CRISES AND SUICIDE

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

National Hopeline Network
(800) SUICIDE

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

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

ALCOHOL

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

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

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

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

National US Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

CRISIS SERVICES

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

360-299-1311
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

OUTPATIENT COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

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  

360-391-9729

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.

    360-873-8635

 REGIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

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

Whatcom counties

 1-800-684-3555
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, www.namiskagit.org

NAMI Skagit email address:  namiskagit@gmail.com

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

 

360-313-7080

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

 

360-313-7080
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

360-313-7080
Family Support Group on Camano Island (1st Mondays, 7-8:30pm at the Camano Island Library, 848

N Sunrise Blvd, Camano Island)

360-313-7080

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

United Methodist Church, in the library)

 

 

OTHER SUPPORT GROUPS

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

OTHER ASSOCIATED SERVICES

North Sound 2-1-1 Community Information and Referral

Volunteers of America program links callers to needed  community resources;  volunteering opportunities  www.voaww.org/211

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

360-848-8437
Pioneer Center North, Sedro-Woolley

inpatient chemical dependency treatment

        360-856-3186
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

 HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE/MEDICAL SERVICES

SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advice)                                           Anacortes and vicinity

Mt. Vernon-Sedro Woolley and vicinity

  360-299-4212

360-856-7298  X. 7314

WA State Health Care Authority (including Basic Health)                                      www.hca.wa.gov 1-800-826-2444
DSHS (Dept of Social and Health Services) —Medicaid Customer Service            http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov/ 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

360-428-6434

360-814-6850

 LEGAL ISSUES AND ASSISTANCE

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

FINANCIAL AID/FOOD/SHELTER

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

360-419-9058
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                                                     www.socialsecurity.gov  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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