• Crisis Help

    Crisis Line
    If you are in crisis, need advice or need to talk, call the Crisis Line at 425-258-4357 or 1-800-584-3578. You can also click here to chat online. You can text "listen" to 741-741 and a trained professional will text you back.

    Other crisis lines:

    Inpatient Mental Health Care:
    For mental health evaluations to determine need for inpatient care:

    • Go to your Local Emergency Room
    • Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital intake line: 844-202-555 | Smokey Point - FREE 24/7
    • Fairfax intake line: (425) 284-3000 | Kirkland - 24/7
    • Seattle Children’s Hospital: (206) 987‐2055 | Psychiatric & Behavioral Medicine Unit (PBMU)

    Taking a Child to the Emergency Room (article)
    An important article about going to the ER when you/your child cannot keep themselves safe.

    Family / Adolescent initiated treatment information
    Information from the Washington State Health Care Authority website.

    Local Crisis Resource List (PDF)

    Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT)
    Compass Health has a program called the Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (formerly called CPIT).

    Services offered:

    • Urgent ‘Walk-in’ office appointments during business hours
    • Urgent follow up appointments
    • Care planning services for up to 2 weeks
    • Community Outreach

    In Snohomish County, individuals may contact the MCOT office directly at 425-349-7447.

    • Offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., except holidays.
    • Anyone may call the VOA Care Crisis Response Services at 1-800-584-3578. This service is always available. A licensed mental health professional will assess the situation, make appropriate referrals, and/or dispatch the MCOT community based outreach team.