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We help ensure that people with mental health and substance use disorders receive the inpatient, outpatient and other services they need.

Our services cover King County residents who:

  • are Medicaid eligible
  • and meet certain medical eligibility requirements 

Limited services are available to some low-income residents who are not eligible for Medicaid.

Call our client services line at 1 (800) 790-8049 or one of our contracted providers if you have questions.

Crisis Clinic


If you or a loved one has an immediate mental health crisis, please call the Crisis Clinic, or visit www.CrisisClinic.org.

Contact us

Behavioral Health and Recovery Division
Chinook Building
401 Fifth Ave., Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone 206-263-9000

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-0583

What's New?

The way we provide services changed on April 1, 2016. By becoming King County's Behavioral Health Organization, we are creating an efficient, integrated approach to providing behavioral health care.

Read about the changes for clients and service providers below:

For Clients

If you're currently receiving services, continue seeing your provider until you complete treatment.

Download a fact sheet that outlines what may change for you.

New clients can call our client services line at 1 (800) 790-8049 or one of our contracted providers to enroll in services.

Download a brochure about behavioral health services.

Read about your client rights

For Providers

We are offering two new ways to communicate with the County about SUD RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT services:

  • SUD Residential Phone Line: 855-682-0781. The SUD provider community is encouraged to use this number for questions related to King County’s SUD residential services. Knowledgeable, experienced staff are available to provide information and guidance Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm.
  • SUD Residential Email Address: resauth@kingcounty.gov. Providers may forward SUD residential referral packets (via secure email) to this email address as well as any questions or concerns. Once again, knowledgeable County staff will be available Monday through Friday to answer your questions and process referrals.

Download the SUD residential provider list.

Read more information about the Behavioral Health Integration and about King County's transition to a Behavioral Health Organization.

If you are an SUD provider, see the summary of changes.

About The Behavioral Health and Recovery Division

We provide high quality behavioral health services to low income individuals in need. Our division provides a wide variety of services including crisis services, mental health treatment, substance use disorder treatment, and diversion and reentry services. We offer services that are respectful, tailored to individual needs, and most of all, effective. The King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division is one of four divisions in the King County Department of Community and Human Services.

Contact Us

Phone 206-263-9010

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-5260