The Washington Community Mental Health Council (WCMHC) is a non-profit, professional association of licensed community mental health centers across the state of Washington who have joined together to provide a unified, representative voice speaking on behalf of community mental health since 1977.
Through steadfast advocacy on behalf of community mental health centers and mental health consumers, WCMHC develops public policy initiatives, provides top-quality mental health care education and builds partnerships to promote recovery.
Vision – Click here for the WCMHC vision and mission statement.
Policy Priorities – Click here for public policy priorities.
For summaries of signed legislation related to mental health, click on the year:
Hope. Treatment. Recovery. Click here to view the brochure
What We Do
Participate in state legislative processes by monitoring mental health legislation, preparing and providing educational information, and testifying at legislative hearings.
Forge partnerships with state agencies, consumer and advocate organizations, and education, training and research entities to improve mental health services that support recovery.
Ensure community mental health agency representation on state level planning processes, work groups and standing committees.
Provide professional education, technical assistance and networking opportunities for member agencies.
Present the annual Washington Behavioral Healthcare Conference, bringing together stakeholders from across Washington for several days of learning, networking and collaborating.
Host an annual conference focusing on administrative issues, financial management and human resources development.
Becoming a Member
WCMHC is an association of licensed community mental health agencies in the state of Washington. For more information, please contact Lucy Momoh at 206-628-6854×08, or firstname.lastname@example.org.