Tribal Behavioral Health
We begin by acknowledging, with humility, that the land where we are today, is the territory of the People of the Salish Sea. Their presence is imbued in the waterways, shorelines, valleys and mountains of the traditional homelands of the Coast Salish People –Since Time Immemorial...
All Tribal members in the North Sound region are eligible for Crisis Services from the North Sound BH-ASO. This includes using the 24 hour toll-free crisis hotline (800.584.3578) and receiving help from the Mobile Crisis Outreach Teams.
Any American Indian or Alaskan Native can receive behavioral health services from one of the contracted providers listed on the website for the Washington State Health Care Authority: Health Care Services and Supports for American Indians and Alaskan Natives
Traditional healing services are provided by North Sound Tribes. For a full list of tribes and contact information visit our Tribal Resources page.
Washington’s Native and Strong Lifeline is now live –the first program of its kind in the nation dedicated to serving American Indian and Alaska Native people. Operated by Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOA), one of our state’s three 988 crisis centers, this line is available for people who call the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline and is specifically for Washington’s American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Calls are answered by Native crisis counselors who are tribal members and descendants closely tied to their communities. The Native and Strong Lifeline counselors are fully trained in crisis intervention and support, with special emphasis on cultural and traditional practices related to healing.