On July 16, 2022, Washington will join the rest of the United States in using the 988 dialing code — the new three-digit number for call, text, or chat that connects people to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL). People can dial 988 if they are having thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crises, or any other kind of emotional distress. People can also dial 988 if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support. Prior to July 2022, NSPL crisis centers were accessed by calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255). This number will remain active during the transition to 988.
Salish Regional Crisis Resources and Protocols that Remain Unchanged
SBH-ASO COVID-19 RESPONSE & Information Sources
In response to the challenges of COVID-19, the Salish BH-ASO has moved from in-office services to telephonic and online services to protect the health and safety of staff and the public. Staff are currently working off-site. This does not provide any barriers to completing all duties at this time.
Staff are still available to assist you: 1-800-525-5637 or 360-337-7050.
Please leave a message with contact information so we may call you back.
Please do not fax or mail documents to the office at this time.
A new web page at http://kcowa.us/online provides information on other Kitsap County offices including new operating hours, online services and other information about operations.Information for everyoneInformation for providersBasic FactsIf you have been exposedIf you are sick with COVID-19Given the frequency with which new information is released, we are providing links to informational sources to ensure you have the mostupdated information possible. Please check the links in our "Covid-19 Provider Resources" document for links to current information about COVID-19. More detailed informationMore detailed information (Spanish)Extensive information from NAMICOVID-19 Translated Resource Directory (scroll down to COVID-19 Resources) This directory shares information in over 100 languages with different formats, including fact sheets flyers, posters, audio recordings, and videos.Information on Waivers, CMS/DCR, Tele-health, and privacy can be foundon our "Important COVID-19 Information for Providers" web page.
A new web page at http://kcowa.us/online provides information on other Kitsap County offices including new operating hours, online services and other information about operations.
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Interpreter & Translation ServicesSBH-ASO Regional Crisis Alert
Interpreter & Translation Services
SBH-ASO Regional Crisis Alert
The CJTA Community Survey Report is available! Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond, click here to see the results.FORM LINKS:(Please note: forms work best in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari. Since Microsoft is phasing out Internet Explorer 11, we recommend not using IE as your browser for submitting requests and notifications.)
The CJTA Community Survey Report is available! Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond, click here to see the results.
(Please note: forms work best in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari. Since Microsoft is phasing out Internet Explorer 11, we recommend not using IE as your browser for submitting requests and notifications.)
SBH-ASO Notifications and Authorization Requests
SBH-ASO Critical Incident Form
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Policies and ProceduresPractice GuidelinesData Dictionary
Policies and Procedures
IMC Service Encounter Reporting Instructions (SERI)SBH-ASO Supplemental Provider GuideSBH-ASO Facility Credentialing Application
IMC Service Encounter Reporting Instructions (SERI)
SBH-ASO Supplemental Provider Guide
SBH-ASO Facility Credentialing Application
The State of Washington contracts with the Salish Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization (SBH-ASO) to provide Behavioral Health Crisis Services and other state-funded non-Medicaid behavioral health services in the Salish region which includes Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap counties. As of 1/1/2020, Apple Health managed care plans now cover Medicaid funded behavioral health treatment services.
614 Division Street, MS-23, Port Orchard, WA 98366
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Regional Crisis Alert Online Form
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