Community Mental Health
- Community Mental Health is seeking agencies to provide both Non-Medicaid Case Management Services and Jail Transition Services within Snohomish County. An informational meeting was held on Tuesday, October 8, 2013; view the Questions and Answers (94 kb) from the meeting. RFP Submissions are due to the county on Friday, October 25, 2013. To apply, please use the following documents:
- Community Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs, is currently soliciting written proposals from qualified Applicant-Proposers to provide Chemical Dependency and Mental Health related services within Snohomish County. Funding is available in five categories: Crisis, Prevention, Treatment, Outreach and Housing. It is anticipated that $1,420,000 will be made available. Please visit the RFP-CD & MH Svcs webpage for more detailed information about the RFP. View the RFP Questions (in PDF - 115 kb) from the informational meeting held Tue., September 10th.
- Take the Dignity & Respect Pledge!
The North Sound Mental Health Community has initiated a Dignity and Respect Campaign to promote the belief that all people in our community are deserving of dignity and respect. In every community we encourage treating one another with Dignity and Respect. To take the pledge, go to the Dignity & Respect website. Note: this is not a County website.
View the 2006 Jail Transition Services Report (54 KB).
About the Program
The Community Mental Health Program provides for residential placement, community support, and crisis response services to persons with mental illness of all ages who meet the statutory definition of "acute," "chronic" or "seriously disturbed." The program:
- Contracts for community services
- Monitors services
- Plans for and develops new programs
- Conducts general troubleshooting, and
- Provides the following direct services:
- Screening and authorization of residential placements
- Discharge planning for patients of hospitals and treatment centers
- Advocacy for clients
- Problem-solving with clients
- Planning for and coordination of services for difficult-to-serve individuals
- Mediation of consumer/customer complaints
Last year the program authorized over 5,000 assessments and developed individualized plans to help persons who had been hospitalized for a mental illness make a successful transition back to living in the community.
The Mental Health Advisory Board provides advocacy and community input for community mental health concerns. For additional meeting information, please visit the Human Services Public Meetings web page.
The County also appoints representatives to the North Sound Mental Health Administration (NSMHA) Advisory Board to provide independent and objective advice on the regional public mental health program. For additional information about this board, please go to the NSMHA Advisory Board* web page. *note: the NSMHA Advisory Board is a regional board; clicking this link will open a new window and take you to the NSMHA website.
For more information or to apply for appointment to either board please contact Lori White at 425-388-7209 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information:
Note: Linked documents on this page are in Adobe PDF format, document sizes noted in parenthesis.
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