A list of national and community resources to support and inform.
If you or someone you are with is in crises, you should immediately call their doctor or therapist or contact the following crisis lines. You may also go to emergency rooms located at either Peace Health Southwest (400 NE Mother Joseph Drive, Vancouver), or Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, 2211 NE 139th Street, Vancouver.
The Clark County Crisis Line operates 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week to provide phone triage for crisis calls from children and adults. Call (800) 626-8137 or (360) 696-9560. Professional counselors will answer your call. Learn more about available Crises Services here.
Have Washington Apple Health?
Family Renewal is an out-of-network provider and does not take this insurance at this time. You will need to make an appointment with your PCP (the name on your card) and ask for an in-network referral.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
This site is full of information on different diagnosis, treatments and even curriculum regarding mental health.
Choosing the Right Treatment: What Families Need to Know About Evidence-Based Practices is published by Natonal Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and explains why it is so important to find a clinical psychotherapist dedicated to their use.
Evidence-Based Treatment for Children & Adolescents
The purpose of this site is to inform the general public and professionals with up-to-date information about mental health treatment for children and adolescents.
American Psychological Association
APA provides wonderful resources for a large selection of mental health topics. Features are updated regularly and disseminate the latest findings into highly readable articles.
Why chose private pay?
Articles like Why Pay Out of Pocket for Your Psychotherapy Rather Than Use Your Insurance? by American Mental Health Alliance discuss why some choose to budget to pay a portion or all of therapy.
Dialectial Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Association for Bheavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
What is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)? Find accurate information here. If your therapist isn't insisting on homework, you are not getting authentic CBT.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
EMDR is a therapy created to treat trauma that uses existing neuropsycholgical structures in the brain to facilitate healing. You can learn more about EMDR from the EMDR Institute.