Mental Health Services

Resources

Agency or Topic

Tools and Information

Return to Work Accommodations

Job Accommodation Network
A to Z of Disabilities and Accommodations

Activity Coaching

An L&I treatment program to help workers increase activity and reduce psycho-social barriers to recovery.
A standardized intervention delivered by professional therapists trained by the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP™).

Federal mental health agencies

NIMH National Institute of Mental Health
SAMHSA The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Treatment-Resistant Depression If conditions are met, L&I covers two non-pharmacologic neuromodulatory treatments
Suicide Prevention Training for Health Professionals

Department of Health’s 2015 model list of training programs
– Suicide assessment, treatment, and management training

Suicide Prevention Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK • 800-273-8255
(Español) 888-628-9454
(TTY) 800-799-4889

Treatment Advocacy Center
800-SUICIDE  (800-784-2433)

Washington Recovery Help Line

24-Hour help for substance abuse, problem gambling, and mental health (Department of Social and Health Services)
866-789-1511

Rules

The following are some of the laws and rules that govern treatment and evaluation of mental health conditions.

Related Rules

  • WAC 296-20-055 Limitation of treatment and temporary treatment of unrelated conditions when retarding recovery.
  • WAC 296-20-071 Concurrent treatment

How L&I implemented DSM-5 changes

L&I has amended existing rules to implement the DSM-5 within Washington’s workers’ compensation system.

The rule changes also clarify how certain conditions may or may not be related to occupational exposure. See WAC 296-14-300 for conditions related to stress and trauma, and conditions within the Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders chapter of the DSM-5.

Questions?

Jami Lifka, Medical Program Specialist, 360-902-4941, Jami.Lifka@Lni.wa.gov

 

 

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