Community Resources

Welcome to a resource page for BHA patients, residents, families, friends and the general community.  We know that people living with behavioral health conditions can benefit from additional resources from health care to housing, and from financial support to legal assistance.  If you have recommendations for other helpful resources we could share on this page, please contact us at  We also encourage people to use recovery-oriented language to center people rather than their behavioral health.

Links below to non-DSHS sites are provided for information only and do not constitute endorsement, express or implied, by DSHS/BHA, of the referenced organizations, their suitability, content, products, services, or accuracy.  As a general policy, BHA does not publish personal websites or websites of commercial ventures. 


ALTSA resources

Asian Americans and Pacific Islander resources

Behavioral health support

*Also see support groups/peer support

BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) communities support

Black/African American resources

Clothing banks

Crisis phone lines

Developmental disabilities resources

Disability support

Discharge resources

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Domestic violence resources 

DSHS social media

Financial support

Food resources

Health care (other than Medicaid)

Health care clinics (free/low cost)

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Identification cards

Immigration/Refugee Resources

Intersectional resources

Involuntary commitment

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Job assistance

Latino/Hispanic resources

Legal resources

*See power of attorney, guardianship, & advanced directives for these resources                

LGBTQIA+ resources

Medicaid (Apple Health)


Patient advocacy and ombuds offices

Power of attorney, guardianship, & advanced directives

Reentry resources

Substance use support

Support groups/ peer support

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Tribal services

Veteran resources

Voter information

Youth resources

*See Health Care (other than Medicaid) section for youth health resources

*See Behavioral Health Support section for youth behavioral health treatment resources

Books of firsthand mental health experiences

  • An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
  • Brain on Fire by Susanna Cahalan