Behavioral Health Adult Programs and Information
Snohomish County Services & Programs
The Behavioral Health Program works with agencies that provide services to some of the most vulnerable members of Snohomish County. BH supports a variety of Behavioral Health programs that serve community members of all ages including: short-term case management, jail transition, outreach and engagement, and community education. There are different eligibility requirements for each program, so if you need mental health services but do not know where to start, 2-1-1 – is the first point of contact for behavioral health services in Snohomish County. Additionally, most behavioral health providers in our county have Open Access (walk-in hours). Please call the agency or 211 for additional information.
North Sound Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization
(NS BH-ASO) Advisory Board
About the Board
Treatment Has Value
The following studies show the characteristics of Drug Use Among Arrestees Booked Into Snohomish County Corrections Including Comparisons to Booked Arrestees in King and Spokane Counties:
Mental Health Community Support Specialists work within the Snohomish County Jail to assist in connecting individuals to mental health and treatment services. Jail Transition Services serves incarcerated individuals seeking mental health support and community resources. Clients enrolled in JTS are linked with a local mental health organization. The services available include; mental health counseling, intensive case management, drug and/or alcohol treatment, medical care, housing resources, transportation, education, and assistance obtaining employment. Jail Transition Services helps clients regain control of their lives and stay out of jail through reentry interventions and community support.
Homeless and Direct Outreach
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office of Neighborhoods’ law enforcement collaborates with Snohomish County Human Services’ social workers who go out into the field – literally – to identify, locate, and connect with homeless and vulnerable populations in the county. The goal is to foster long-term relationships and break the cycle of homelessness, mental health, and/or chemical dependency in our county. For more information please visit the Office of Neighborhoods website.
Housing Liaison Services (WRAPS)
WRAPS Specialists work directly with clients living in publicly funded housing and homeless shelters who are at risk of losing their housing due to untreated addiction issues. Services include referral to CD and MH treatment, recovery support and relapse prevention.
- For recovery help, contact the Washington Recovery Help Line toll-free at (866) 789-1511.
- North Sound Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization (North Sound BH-ASO) - The Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization for crisis services and non-Medicaid funded services in Whatcom, Snohomish, Skagit, San Juan, and Island Counties:
- North Sound Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization (NSBHASO) home page
- Behavioral Health Ombudsman, regional program through Community Action of Skagit County
- Behavioral Health Services Provider List, list of available providers by county