North Sound Mental Health Administration

Improving the mental health and well being of individuals and families in our communities
A Regional Support Network for Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish & Whatcom Counties.
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Covered Services

The PHP will develop plans to meet your individual mental health needs.  Covered services may include intake/assessment, crisis intervention, support groups, counseling and/or case monitoring and interpretive services as needed.  Services are also available for clients who are mentally ill and homeless as well as clients who are mentally ill and involved in the criminal justice system.

Your first visit with a mental health service provider usually involves an intake evaluation.  This evaluation is used to determine which mental health services are medically necessary and to develop your Treatment Plan which will identify goals and time frame for service.

Any additional mental health services may include:

Medical Services:

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Medical Prescription Review

Inpatient Services:

  • Voluntary Hospitalization Certification
  • Hospital Liaison and Discharge Planning

Community Support Services:

  • Access and Assessment Services
  • Crisis Residential Services
  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Support
  • Children's Hospitalization Alternative Program (CHAP) Services
  • Children's Long-term Inpatient Program (CLIP)
  • Case Management
  • In-home Services
  • Mentally Ill/Chemically Abusing (MICA) Services
  • Housing/Residential Services
  • Pre-vocational/Vocational Services
  • Interpretive Services

In addition, all individuals residing within the NSMHA service area may receive the following services:

  • Crisis Response
  • Involuntary Evaluation
  • Involuntary State Hospitalization
  • Involuntary Community Hospitalization

Services Not Covered

The following mental health services are not covered by the Prepaid Health Plan:

  • Transportation (other than ITA)
  • Non-Psychiatric Prescription Medications
  • Services from Non-NSMHA PHP Providers.

Outpatient Services Programs


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