Crisis Services

Crisis Can Affect Anyone at Anytime

Crisis Services Professionals are available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to speak with anyone experiencing a crisis due to mental illness and/or substance use issues. Crisis outreach services are available to everyone in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom Counties. Call Our Toll-Free Crisis Line: 800.584.3578

The Crisis Line can help when you or someone you care about is:

  • Thinking about or talking about harming yourself or others.
  • Thinking, talking or writing about suicide.
  • Looking for pills, guns or other ways to harm your-self.
  • Feeling anxious, hopeless, or desperate.
  • Being bullied.
  • Being verbally, physically or sexually abused.
  • Angry or seeking revenge.
  • Acting recklessly or involved in unsafe behavior.
  • Increasing their use of alcohol and other drugs.
  • Avoiding friends and family.
  • Not sleeping well or sleeping too much.

 

Mobile Crisis Outreach Teams are available to help those in the community experiencing a crisis due to mental illness and/or substance use issues. They provide assistance in community settings such as homes and schools. They are professionals trained to evaluate a person for safety, de-escalate a crisis, and provide information and education. They also refer people to community behavioral health services for additional support.


Crisis Resources

Volunteers of America 

To report a crisis alert via the web, please fill out and submit the form on the Care Crisis Response Site, at https://crisis.nsbhaso.org.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800.273.8255

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

 


Components of the Crisis Services System

  Volunteers of America (VOA) operates a 24/7 Toll-free crisis and professional triage Line for the North Sound Region.  Toll-Free Crisis and Triage line services support individuals and families in...MORE >


Suspect Fraud?

800.684.3555

Anonymously report suspected fraud, waste, or abuse to the North Sound BH-ASO Compliance Officer by using the Compliance Hotline.

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Dissatisfied with service?

888.336.6164

or visit the Ombuds website for assistance in filing a complaint or appealing a denial of service.

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