MCAT’s primary goal is to divert individuals from inpatient psychiatric treatment. MCAT provides:
- Rapid response
- Assessment services
- Crisis intervention
- Supportive counseling
- Information and referral
- Linkage to requested/necessary resources
- Appropriate community-based mental health and chemical dependency services
Who does MCAT serve?
- Individuals of all ages including those who currently receive SCBHO behavioral health or chemical dependency services. There are no financial eligibility requirements to receive MCAT services.
- Individuals who have not responded well to traditional behavioral health services.
Hours of operation
MCAT is available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. After 11 p.m., contact Crisis Response Services. Crisis intervention professionals are available 24-hours a day. Priority for referrals will be given to law enforcement, Crisis Response Services, emergency departments, fire departments, Community Court, Spokane County Jail, and Juvenile Detention.