MCAT’s primary goal is to divert individuals from inpatient psychiatric treatment. MCAT provides:

  • Rapid response
  • Assessment services
  • Crisis intervention
  • Engagement
  • 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.