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Director: Jennifer Johnson

Behavioral Health

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders


The Behavioral Health Program works with community agencies and providers and the regional North Sound Behavioral Health Organization to assure that a full continuum of behavioral health treatment and recovery services is available to county residents.

Needle Exchange Program

Summary Report for Transitioning Behavioral Health Services
The focus of this report is to identify evidence-based, recovery-focused residential treatment models for providing the highest quality of care for individuals with high severity, chronic substance use disorders.

Community Behavioral Health Providers:

Catholic Community Services NW (360) 856-3054

Catholic Community Service Recovery Center (360) 757-0131

Compass Health (360) 419-3500

Phoenix Recovery Services
(360) 848-8437

Sea-Mar Community Behavioral Health  (360) 428-8912

Sunrise Services
(360) 336-3762

Mental Health Access Line (first time appointments) - 1-888-693-7200

Crisis Services:

Skagit County Crisis Center

24-Hour Crisis Line (toll-free) - 1-800-584-3578

Other Community Resources:

Community Wellness
The Community Wellness Program provides short term mental health counseling services and is funded by the 0.1% sales tax revenue, monies allocated to strengthen and enhance the continuum of care for mental health and chemical dependency treatment services in Skagit County. To be eligible for the CWP individuals must reside in Skagit County, have income at or below 250% of federal poverty limit guidelines and not have other benefits such as Washington Apple Health or health insurance.  Individuals with Medicare benefits may also be eligible. Clients may access CWP services by calling any of the following agencies: Compass Health, Sea Mar Community Behavioral Health or Sunrise Services.

Skagit Vally REACH Center, a self-help recovery center

NAMI Skagit

NAMI Washington

North Sound Behavioral Health Organization

Treatment Resources