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  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse for Youth

    Questions and answers about access to treatment and involuntary and voluntary inpatient treatment for youth. Read More

    Columbia Legal Services
  • Mental Health Resource Manual

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

    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Social Security and Health Care Benefits for the Incarcerated

    This fact sheet describes (i) income support through the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) programs, and (ii) health coverage under Medicaid and Medicare, which together can enable someone with mental illness to transition successfully from jail or prison to community life. Read More

    Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
  • When can a minor access health care without parental consent?

    Washington State’s general age of majority for health care is 18 (RCW 26.28.010). However, a minor can receive some services without parental consent. This resources lists some of those. #5934EN Read More

    Columbia Legal Services