CALL THE SW WA CRISIS LINE: 800-626-8137 or 360-696-9560

Behavioral health crisis services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For emergency situations requiring immediate on scene response, dial 9-1-1

​The Clark County Crisis Services program office is staffed by a team of mental health professionals and certified peer counselors who are trained in crisis intervention. We will listen to you and provide an assessment of your current situation. A plan will be developed with you to meet your immediate behavioral health needs. If needed, we can provide follow-up care to monitor your progress and provide additional help. This crisis service includes Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention for Clark County; offering short-term interventions which are solution focused on strength based to youth in crisis.  Know a parent or youth who needs help?  Free services include risk assessment, safety planning, parent support, resources, community connection, youth crisis intervention, and mental health consultation.



If you are having strong feelings right now, know that it is normal and ok to ask for help.  

To address the mental health needs of students, Ridgefield School District currently partners with Family Solutions and Real Life Counseling to offer school based mental health services during and after school.  Please scroll down to learn more about our partnership programs as well as additional community resources for students and families.

family solutions

​Who Are We?
Family Solutions is a non-profit community mental health agency in Vancouver working in collaboration with Ridgefield School District to provide therapeutic services in the school setting.

Our Mission
Family Solutions’ School Based Team reaches across barriers to provide advocacy and empowerment through high quality mental health services. We collaborate with the most vulnerable youth and families in their schools and communities to support their well-being and help them thrive.
Who Do We Serve?
We can provide services to children, youth and families who are eligible for Medicaid and have symptoms that warrant a mental health diagnosis. We work with families to overcome past losses, recognize and honor their strengths, process struggles to build hope, courage and recovery.

Current Family Solutions Offerings
English  Spanish
Contact Information
If you feel a youth in your class or home is in need of individual or family therapy and is eligible for Medicaid, please contact your school counselor. For further questions, please contact our intake department at Family Solutions at 360-695-1014.   

​Downtown Vancouver: 1014 Main Street, Vancouver, WA 98660 

East Vancouver: 2612 NE 114th Avenue, Suite B, Vancouver, WA 98684   

Real life

Real Life Counseling is partnering with local schools to provide mental health counseling services to students at their respective schools. 

Benefits of meeting at school include: 

  • No transportation to and from therapy sessions

  • Able to meet in a familiar place

  • Able to quickly connect rather than wait several days or even weeks for an initial appointment. 

Common concerns we treat: 
• anxiety  • depression  • suicide  • self-harm  • coping skill building • behavioral support 

Our licensed counselors are able to accept most insurance plans. In addition to the licensed therapists who will see students on site, Real Life Counseling will also have Master’s level counseling interns who will be providing additional support. Our interns can provide individual and group counseling as well as supporting students with skill building in identified target areas. Counselors can meet with students regardless of whether the child has insurance. 

Contact Information
Call 360-619-2226 for a free phone consultation or learn more at 
www.reallifecounseling.us​​  Get Started

East Vancouver: 1498 SE Tech Center Place, suite 180 Vancouver, WA 98683 

Battle Ground: 209 E Main St #121, Battle Ground, WA 98604 ​

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teen link

You’re not alone. There is someone that’s willing to listen to you without judgment. Teen Link is a program of Crisis Connections that serves youth in Washington State.

crisis text line

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via text.

Clark County Teen Talk

We are a nonjudgmental, peer-to-peer support line. We are here to listen to every kind of teen in any kind of situation. We do not exist to solve your problems. We exist so you have a place to feel safe to talk about your problems. We may not make everyone feel better, but we strive to make everyone feel valued. 

​CHAT: 360.397.2428


SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline is a 365 day a year crisis counseling support for anyone experiencing emotional distress related to a disaster.  

Call 800.985.5990 Text: TalkWithUs to 66746 



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For additional mental health, crisis, counseling, addiction resources and more please check out our Family Resource Center.

Family Resource Center

For calming apps, techniques and resources to help you relax please check out our Calming Room.

calming room