Youth Services Behavioral/Mental Health Services
Clark County

Autism and Developmental Disabilities Resources

Child Welfare

Health Equity Partners

Behavioral Health Crisis Services

  • Southwest Washington Crisis Line: 1-800-626-8137
  • Catholic Community Services Mobile Outreach Crisis Team Clark County
    • Children and youth in crisis are served by a team of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialists through Catholic Community Services, Family Behavioral Health (FBH) 9am-11pm, 7 days a week. FBH offers a full array of services to assist families in resolving crises with their children. Services may range from a one-time crisis contact to referrals to community mental health providers or a more intensive service areas such WISe or other community providers.
    • SWWA Crisis System Overview
    • Youth Mobile Crisis Info
  • Clark County Crisis Services Outline
  • Carelon Behavioral Health Southwest Washington website
  • Home Builders Crisis Stabilization
  • Crisis Text Line:
    Text 988 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, for any type of crisis.

    • The Nations First Native Lifeline is available through Option 4 on 988.

Virtual Services

The Southwest Washington Youth Navigator Program encourages families to explore virtual support options as there are typically lower wait times to receive services for children, youth and families. If you live in a rural area statewide virtual services may also be more readily available and allow for more access to care. Please see the following services below for virtual treatment options:

  • The View through Excelsior-VIEW | Excelsior Wellness-Virtual WISe like services available statewide for children and youth 18 and under. This service is available for Molina Medicaid members only.
  • Charlie Health-Intensive outpatient (IOP) for both behavioral health and substance abuse for ages 11-33. Serves commercial insurance, Tricare and all Medicaid plans (CHPW, Coordinated Care and Wellpoint) with the exception of Molina. For Molina members please see link above for The View.
  • Doctor On Demand: Provides virtual medical services and therapy, including psychiatry, for all ages. Doctor On Demand serves commercial insurance only.
  • Mill Creek Family Services: Provides individual, family and couples counseling. Mill Creek Family Services takes commercial insurance only.
  • Psychology Today: We encourage exploring psychology today for both in-person and virtual services. If you are looking for virtual services consider expanding your search range to out of area locations such as Seattle and Spokane and filtering by your insurance.
  • A Common Voice COPE Project: The Center of Parent Excellence (C.O.P.E.) offers support, across the state of Washington, to parents and caregivers who are raising children and youth (ages 2-22) experiencing behavioral and mental health challenges in the home, school, and community.

Inpatient Mental Health Services for Youth and Families

EMS (Emergency Medical Services)

Primary Care

LGBTQIA+ Resources

Law Enforcement

Juvenile Justice

Managed Care Organizations (Medicaid/Apple Health)

Commercial Insurance Providers

  • Washington State Mental Health Referral Assist Line Website
  • Partnership Access Line (PAL)A state-funded phone line providing psychiatrists to consult on youth-related behavioral health issues, for PCP’s.
  • A Common Voice offers family classes to help with communication between family members that experience behavioral health issues. More information can be found on their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/A-Common-Voice-559600704125787/
  • Aetna Health Inc – Aetna has an online Directory of Health Care Professionals which include their contracted Behavioral Health Professionals who specialize in mental illness, addiction, and other conditions such as anxiety, depression, stress, etc.
    Behavioral Health Provider Search: https://www.aetna.com/dsepublic/#/contentPage?page=providerBehavioralHealth&site_id=dse&language=en
  • TriCare
    Behavioral Health Provider Search
    *You can filter by specialty*
  • Military OneSource – 1-800-342-9647
  • Military Crisis Line – 1-800-273-8255 – (Press 1) OR Text to 838255
  • Regence BlueShield
    • Regence Website
    • Find a Behavioral Health Care Provider
    • Request a Regence Behavioral Health Care Manager for a Member
    • Regence offers case management free of charge to members who need individualized assistance navigating their behavioral health care. Regence case managers are licensed behavioral health professionals who can:
      • Be a direct point of contact with the health plan
      • Coordinate care for members with more complex needs
      • Assist members in locating mental and chemical dependency providers
      • Provide ongoing support, coaching, and assistance to members.
      • Once the Care Management Referral Form is filled out a case manager will reach out within three business days of receiving the request.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
    Care Management services are available to all members at no additional cost. BCBS pair members with a care manager—a registered nurse, specialized health coach, or behavioral health clinician—to coordinate their care, support their health goals, and provide expert guidance.
    Request a BCBS Behavioral Health Care Manager for a Member: Call 1-800-392-0098
    Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. E.T
  • Kaiser Permanente Website:
    To access a mental health specialist (such as a psychiatrist, psychologist, or master’s level therapist) outside of the primary care setting, or to find additional treatment, call 1-888-287-2680, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You will be asked a few questions to determine your mental health issue. The questions also help to match you with a specialist you will feel comfortable with. You may be referred to a Kaiser Permanente clinician or a community provider in your plan network, depending on your care needs and where you are located.
    Behavioral Health Provider Search *You can refine search by “Accepting New Patients” *
  • Cigna
    Behavioral Health Provider Search
    If your patient with Cigna medical coverage is suddenly faced with a complex medical condition, their case management team can help.
    Cigna’s case management teams have trained health care specialists with the skills, experience, and compassion to assist you and your patient in accessing necessary medical or mental health services. Supported by Cigna’s staff of board-certified physicians, their case managers work closely with your patient, their family, and other health care providers to:
    • Coordinate access to care
    • Explore service and funding source alternatives
    • Monitor progress to established goals (set forth by you and the patient)
    • Assist with coordinating discharge planning and follow-up
    • Help ensure the patient’s benefits are used effectively.
    • If you think a Cigna case manager could help your patient, please complete, and submit the Case Management Referral form [PDF] to Cigna Case Management via fax: 1 (866) 730-1556

Clark County School Districts and Resource Centers

Clark County Youth and Family Services and Resources

  • 211 Washington State Resource Connect line
    Washington 211 provides the most current and comprehensive database of community resources in the State of Washington (over 30,000 listings), which serves as a central access point for connecting Washington residents to community resources. By simply dialing the number 2-1-1, searching the website, or texting 211WAOD to 898211, people can connect to help when they need it regardless of who provides the services or where the services are located.
  • Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Washington:
    The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Washington provides support to children and youth in a variety of ways from afterschool activities, leadership, art, sports, and summer camps. https://mybgc.org/
  • Clark County Teen Talk non-judgmental support for teens, by teens.

Find a Provider

Contact Your Insurance Provider:
Behavioral Health Services eligibility is often determined by your insurance coverage.

Many insurance companies have the benefit of behavioral health case management. Behavioral health case management can assist with locating services for your child or youth.

If you have a commercial plan such as Regence, Blue Cross Blue Shield, First Choice, or Kaiser here is a link to behavioral health locator and case management services for many commercial plans.

Washington has transitioned to integrated managed care which allows services to be coordinated through a single health plan including mental health and substance use disorder treatment. If you or your youth are Medicaid eligible you should contact your Managed Care Organization (MCO) for care coordination and case management needs. Here is contact information for the MCO’s:

Amerigroup Member Services:
800-600-4441 www.myamerigroup.com/wa

Coordinated Care Member Services:
877-644-4613 coordinatedcaremember@centene.com

Molina Member Services:
800-869-7165 MHW.MS@MolinaHealthcare.com

Community Health Plan of Washington Member Services
800-440-1561 https://www.chpw.org/

Can I access a behavioral health care provider for my youth over 12 if they do not consent? What is Family Initiated Treatment?

In Washington State, adolescents (ages 13-17) have the right to receive behavioral health services with or without their parents’ consent. Parents and guardians also have the right to get behavioral health services for their adolescent without the adolescent’s consent, if a behavioral health professional determines these services are medically necessarily. Family-initiated treatment offers a time-limited opportunity for behavioral health professionals to engage an adolescent with an end goal of having them agree to continued treatment voluntarily.

What information can my child/youth’s behavioral health provider share?

Washington state laws about what behavioral health information mental health professionals can share have changed. Mental health providers are now allowed to communicate some adolescents’ (age 13-17) treatment information to parents, if the provider believes that sharing this information would benefit the treatment process. This includes sharing information through Family Initiated Treatment (FIT).

It is important for adolescents to feel comfortable sharing their confidential information with their therapist. Mental Health disclosure form

Clark County Community Mental Health Providers

Commercial Insurance Behavioral Health Providers

Substance Use Disorder Resources

  • Lifeline Connections– Provides mental health and substance abuse treatment for youth ages 13-17. Accepts Medicaid.
  • Camp MariposaThe Camp Mariposa® Vancouver Teen Program is a free program for youth ages 13-17 who have been affected by the substance use disorder of a family member.
  • SeamarProvides Youth substance abuse and mental health treatment. Accepts Medicaid insurance.
  • Newport AcademyYouth residential treatment for mental health and substance use. Newport Academy is located in Kirkland, WA and will work with some commercial insurances.
  • Madrona Recovery-Youth residential program in Portland, OR. See website for insurance information. Coming soon to Vancouver, WA!
  • Fora Health Treatment and Recovery
  • Healing LodgeResidential substance abuse treatment for ages 13-17 located in Spokane, WA.

Sexual Assault Treatment

Local Youth and Family Activities

*Please note this is not a complete list of resources and we will be adding more over time. We want your feedback! If you have suggestions for additions to the resources or website links, please email info@kidsmentalhealthsw.org or fill out our contact us form.

Autism and Psychological Evaluations

Thrive Psychological: Accepts Molina with a referral from a physician. Accepts following commercial insurance: Regence BlueCross/BlueShield, Moda, Premera, Aetna, and First Choice Health.

The Vancouver Clinic: Offers evaluations if the child is referred by their mental health team. The Vancouver Clinic accepts most commercial insurances.

NW Family Psychology: Does not take insurance cost is out of pocket.

Adventure Psychological: Takes most commercial insurance (no Apple Health/Medicaid)

Wondertree Developmental Psychology: Does not take insurance but can provide information about services provided for families to request reimbursement from insurance.