Where can I access care?
Within Washington state, there are a number of resources devoted to providing care for individuals experiencing psychosis:
- If you or a loved one is newly experiencing psychotic symptoms, you can learn more about early psychosis care in the state here or see a list of treatment programs.
- For those interested in Assertive Community Treatment, a multidisciplinary team-based care model providing treatment, rehabilitation and support services in the community to people living with psychosis with high service needs, you can see a map of sites here.
- If you are interested in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for psychosis (CBTp), a specialized talk therapy shown to help people manage psychotic symptoms and pursue goals, click here for a map of trained sites in Washington.
- For more information about the behavioral healthcare options for psychosis, visit the Behavioral Health Council page.
- If you are interested in mental health referral service for children and teens 17 and younger, click here for a free, telephone-based referral service funded by Washington Healthcare Authority and operated by Seattle Children’s. It connects patients and families with evidence-supported outpatient mental health services in their community.
Those in the Seattle area can review a list of clinical services offered by UW Medicine Mental Health Care here.