OverviewCrisis Line Description:
The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT) are licensed mental health professionals called Designated Crisis Responders (DCR) who respond to mental health crises in the community (in homes, schools, jails, and hospitals). Our services are for people who are at risk of experiencing or are currently experiencing, a crisis due to a behavioral health issue in San Juan, Island, Skagit, and Whatcom County.
Our services include:
– Consulting with mental health professionals on crisis planning
– Community outreach
– Helping develop a plan to get through a current crisis
– Safety planning to manage future crises
– Scheduling urgent (next-day) appointments
– Follow up appointments
– Coordinating linkages with local mental health resources;
REFERRAL FOR INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT
– Assessing whether a higher level of care as needed (crisis triage, inpatient, involuntary treatment)
– Contacting the Designated Crisis Responder (DCR) to start an involutary treatment assessment.
– Enforcement of Least Restrictive Orders and Revocations of LRO’s.
To access this service, you can call the Care Crisis Line at 1-800-584-3578 at any time of day or night. This phone line is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a week. They will connect you with a mental health professional who will assess the situation by phone, make appropriate referrals, and/or dispatch the Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT).
Monday – Friday betwen the hours of 8am – 5pm you can call 360-362-9161 to reach the San Juan County crisis counselor directly. The crisis counselor can provide crisis consultation, crisis counseling or a referral for an involuntary treatment assessment. If the crisis counselor is unavailable please call the Care Crisis Line (1-800-584-3578) to be connected to an on-call crisis counselor.Languages: