Mental Health Resources

Battle Ground Public Schools has counselors at all of its schools to support students and connect them to mental health resources when needed. The district also has partnerships with mental health partners in the community who can help students in crisis.

You can contact your counselor or the agency directly for a referral for mental health services. Parents can also access these resources.

Crisis Resources

Youth Mobile Crisis Unit
Professional mental health services offered directly to youth experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Staff will remotely identify, assess, treat and stabilize the situation and reduce imminent risk of danger to the youth and to others. Offered free of charge, regardless of insurance or income level and available 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at (800) 626-8137. 

Crisis Text Line: text START to 74174
Provides free, 24/7 mental health support via text message. Since 2013, they’ve processed over 150 million messages from people in crisis. Visit their FAQ page for more information about our platform, how to become a Crisis Counselor and how we’re using data to change the game.

Trauma Informed Program
Volunteers are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at (503) 823-3937. They are called by police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and hospital personnel to assist family members and friends following a natural or unexpected death; victims of violent crime including rape, assault, robbery, or burglary; victims of fire; disoriented or lonely elderly persons; people involved in motor vehicle accidents; people who are distraught and seeking immediate support; and survivors of suicide.

The Trevor Project
The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Visit thetrevorproject.org for more information.

Clark County Crisis Line: (360) 696-9560 or (800) 626-8137
Staffed by a team of mental health professionals and certified peer counselors who are trained in crisis intervention. See Washington Crisis Services.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988 or (800) 273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

SAMHSA National Helpline: (800) 662-HELP (4357)
The SAMHSA National Helpline provides free, 24-hour information for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA): (800) 931-2237
The National Eating Disorders Association provides support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one who is struggling with an eating disorder. Staffed Monday-Thursday noon-3 p.m. Pacific and Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Pacific.

Mental Health Resources

Battle Ground Public Schools provides referrals for students who would benefit from additional support. If you have received mental health services from these agencies at your student’s school, please contact the agency for continued services.

Children’s Center
(360) 699-2244
Children’s Center offers specialized outpatient mental health counseling and psychiatric services for children and adolescents with Medicaid insurance. Children’s Center is open for new clients primarily via telehealth services and some limited in-person services. Call (360) 699-2244 to schedule an appointment.

Columbia River Mental Health
(360) 993-3000

Child and Family Services staff members collaborate with all the important people in the child’s life to provide individualized care to optimize treatment.
The variety of outpatient services includes:

  • Children’s counseling
  • Case management
  • Group therapy
  • Assessments
  • Evaluations
  • Medication Management Services

Real Life Counseling
(360) 619-2226
Website 
Real Life is accepting new clients for in-person and Telehealth sessions by calling their main office line at (360) 619-2226. You may also email regarding a referral at shelleyb@reallifecounseling.us.

Other Resources

TeenTalk – 360-397-CHAT (2428)
A “warmline” offering nonjudgmental peer-to-peer support for a variety of topics, including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, LGBTQ+ concerns, family and friends, school, STIs and health issues, and sports. Visit TeenTalk’s website for additional links and resources.

Hope Bereavement Services – (360) 514-2789
When a loved one dies, children grieve differently than adults. Stepping Stones, a part of Hope Bereavement Services offered by PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, offers family support groups that specialize in helping children (ages 4-19) with their grief. Healing is found as group participants express their thoughts and feelings and share their stories through art, writing and other guided activities. Bereavement counselors and volunteers provide a safe, caring environment where children learn about death, the importance of expressing emotions and special ways to remember loved ones. View their online brochure here for more information.

Children and Mental Health: Is this just a stage? Parent publication from the National Institute of Mental Health

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