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Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Department of Community and Human Services

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

Jim Vollendroff, Dir.
e-mail us
Phone:  206-263-9000
Fax:   206-296-0583
TTY:   711 Relay Service

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Department: Community and Human Services
Adrienne Quinn, Director

Community Mental Health Treatment

The King County Mental Health Plan (KCMHP) provides community mental health treatment, also known as outpatient services, to people who qualify for Medicaid. Depending on circumstances and funding, the KCMHP also has limited funding to provide mental health care for people who do not have Medicaid. Services are provided through licensed community mental health centers. Mental health services are available based on needs that are mutually determined between the individual receiving services and his or her mental health provider. Individuals can choose from a variety of different services and work with different service providers to set personal goals and achieve their full potential.

For referral information on specialized services or the contracted mental health provider closest to you, call the Mental Health Plan Client Services Line at 1-800-790-8049.

Services to enrolled clients may include any of the following:

  • 24-hour crisis response
  • interpreter services
  • brief interventions
  • case management
  • psychiatric and medical services
  • in-home services
  • employment/vocational services
  • peer support services
  • homeless outreach and engagement
  • housing/residential services
  • day treatment
  • individual and group therapy
  • family therapy
  • psychiatric consultation to schools
  • medication management
  • cultural consultations and culturally appropriate care
  • education and training opportunities
  • consumer/advocate run services

NOTE: Services and programs may vary by provider.