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  • Family Guide to Involuntary Treatment

    If a family member has been involuntarily detained, you may have some questions about Washington State's Involuntary Treatment Act (ITA). The information in this brochure is a simplified guide through the involuntary commitment process to help you understand the system, the patient's rights and your involvement. Read More

    By:
    Department of Human Services
  • Have you had mental health services denied?

    Have you had mental health services denied because of a blanket or categorical exclusion since January 1, 2006? You may be eligible for coverage after all. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Mental Health Resource Manual

    5942EN - This manual is a source for information about mental health services for seniors in Washington state, providing website links for research. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project