Involuntary Treatment Administration

Program Services
The Involuntary Treatment Program serves individuals who are mentally ill and may be dangerous to themselves, others, or to property, or who are so disabled that they require evaluation for involuntary psychiatric commitment. This program:
  • Evaluates individuals who may require emergency psychiatric hospitalization
  • Arranges admissions to the evaluation and treatment facilities and psychiatric hospitals
  • Troubleshoots emergency mental health situations
  • Seeks less restrictive alternatives to hospitalizations
Additional Information
County Designated Mental Health Professionals can be reached 24/7 at 425-388-7215. View the Family Guide to Involuntary Treatment (revised 2011) for more information.

Information, Process & Instructions for Joel's Law / Review of Detention Decision (Effective July 24, 2015) (MS Word)