Healing and Recovery for Young People
Our staff provide culturally sensitive individual, family and group counseling and youth mental health treatment. Counseling happens at THS offices, schools, home and/or other community settings. THS also offers:
- Support Groups
- Social Skills Classes
- Case Management Services
- Pro-Social Activities
THS provides counseling and youth mental health services to low income, high-risk youth ages 5 to 20 and their families. THS is also dedicated to serving youth who are involved in the criminal justice system from first time offenders through adjudicated youth on probation, parole, or in special programs such as Chemical Dependency Disposition Alternative (CDDA), Drug or Treatment Court. More than half of the youth, young adults and families referred to our programs have some level of involvement with corrections or the juvenile justice system.
Youth Mental Health Issues
Typical issues addressed include:
- School Problems
- Foster care and adoption
- Social and coping skills
- Sexual/physical abuse
- Grief and loss
- Gang Involvement
- Sexual orientation
- Legal issues
We accept all Apple Health/Medicaid plans for Youth Mental Health services. We also provide a sliding-fee scale where the cost of service is adjusted, based on the patient’s level of income. Learn more about the health insurance plans we accept here.
Questions and Connecting to Youth Mental Health Care
If you are interested in connecting a young person to care, please fill out our Get Help Form and a clinician will contact you within 24 hours.
Youth Mental Health Posts
In a time of unprecedented challenges and need, Therapeutic Health Services’ Youth & Family Program is here to support the youth and families of our community. Youth struggling with heightened levels of anxiety, depression and feelings of hopelessness brought on by the pandemic and exacerbated by isolation caused by the cancellation of in-person schooling, need quality behavioral health care. Our youth mental health and substance use disorder team members are experienced, caring and compassionate credible messengers who, in many cases, more..
What happened to my senior year? Where’s my yearbook, prom and graduation ceremony? With all the uncertainty about graduation requirements and the emotional loss of “once-in-a-lifetime” high school senior milestone events it’s understandable that you feel COVID-19 has taken something important from you. Our High School Seniors COVID-19 Process Group can help you work through these feelings, as well as the anxiety, depression and loneliness we are all feeling in the midst of the epidemic. Our High School Seniors COVID-19 more..
Please fill out the Get Help form below to be connected to our Youth & Families Substance Use and Mental Health services and programs. Your inquiry will be securely transmitted to a clinician who will contact you within 24 hours. Branch Contact Information If you need to contact one of our branches immediately, please call the numbers listed on our Locations page. Emergency or Crisis Help If you are experiencing a medical or other emergency, Call 911 immediately. If you are in more..
A Lifetime Opportunity Check out our new video Central Youth Development – Developing Youth and Making Bright Futures above. It showcases the Central Youth Development (CYD) program and the amazing educational opportunities we are providing to students in Seattle and Seattle Public Schools. The CYD program connected students with a once-in-a-lifetime college tour through southern Califonia. By partnering with our friends at Y-Scholars at Garfield High School through Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA, our CYD program was able to expand the more..
In response to overwhelming demand, Therapeutic Health Services is happy to announce that it will begin offering youth mental health services at its existing Kent location at 24823 Pacific Highway South. “We’ve been receiving so many calls and emails from families in Kent, Federal Way, Des Moines and Burien. Our Seattle-based counseling staff has been doing a great job responding. We’re at the point where it just makes sense to have counseling staff closer to the communities they are serving,” more..
We want to share Royale’s story with you. Royale was a client of our Youth and Families program. His story, in turning his life around, is a bright light that we hope brings you a smile. We serve many young people like Royale and we hope to share more stories like his with you in the coming year. Please consider making a gift today to ensure we can continue lighting up lives like Royale’s. Support Patients Like Royale Please consider more..