Mobile Crisis Team (MCT)
The Mobile Crisis Team (MCT) is a 26-member team of Mental Health Professionals and Substance Use Disorder Professionals. The MCT accepts referrals from police and medics for any individual who are experiencing crisis mental health and/or chemical dependency crisis.
Once the team receives a referral, they travel to the individual and provide whatever the client may need (medical care, mental health care, transportation to the Crisis Solutions Center or another service provider, etc.).
- Help resolve client crises by finding the least restrictive alternative.
- Refer individuals to resources in the community related to resolving their crisis.
- Work closely with Designated Crisis Responders and other first responders to assess individuals for risk of harm to themselves or others.
- Can mobilize and respond to support individuals who are in crisis anywhere in King County.