Washington Community Mental Health Council

"Creating healthy and secure
communities through
partnerships, advocacy, high
quality service and public


The Washington Community Mental Health Council provides information and education that assist our members, consumers, family members, advocates and others with an interest in mental health to help people recover from mental illness and fully participate in their community.

These links will take you to resources across the state and country.


PMAP Description Presentation
Molly Finnerty’s Keynote Presentation
PMAP Measures & Reports Presentation
Consultative Support Presentation
Contact Infomation


DSHS/HRSA Mental Health Division (MHD)
DSHS/MHD Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council
DSHS/HRSA/Medical Assistance/Medicaid
DSHS Division of Alcohol & Substance Abuse
DSHS Children’s Administration
DSHS Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
DSHS Eastern State Hospital
DSHS Western State Hospital
DSHS Division of Research and Data Analysis
WA Mental Health Transformation Project
Department of Health
Office of the Governor
WA State Legislature


Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Institute for Recovery and Community Integration
Kaiser Family Foundation
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Association of Peer Specialists
National Association for Rural Mental Health
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
National Empowerment Center
National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health America
NAMI Washington
SAMHSA- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Open Minds
Disability Rights Washington (formerly WAPAS)
Washington Health Empowerment Network (WHEN)
Washington State Coalition for the Homeless
US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston University


Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health
Morbidity and Mortality in People with Serious Mental Illness: a report from the NASMHPD Medical Directors Council
Grading the States 2006: A Report on America’s Health Care System for Serious Mental Illness, from NAMI.
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Long-Term Services and Supports: the Future Roles and Challenges for Medicaid, from Kaiser
RAND: Mental Health Consumer Providers


WA Regional Support Networks (state list)
Chelan-Douglas RSN
Clark RSN
Grays Harbor RSN
Greater Columbia Behavioral Health
King County RSN
North Central WA RSN
North Sound RSN
Peninsula RSN – No website available
Southwest RSN
Spokane County RSN
Thurston-Mason RSN
Timberlands RSN