The COVID 19 outbreak and stay at home orders have impacted people in our community in many ways. In the atmosphere of uncertainty and stress which has resulted, many have experienced a range of emotional concerns including anxiety, ongoing worry, and depressed mood. Lake Chelan Community Hospital hopes to assist those impacted. We are offering behavioral health services at no charge to those in our Lake Chelan Valley community who are experiencing the emotional impact associated with the coronavirus pandemic. These services apply to family and household members 16 years of age and older.
For further information or to schedule an appointment, call 509-682-6134.
Outpatient counseling helps you manage family conflict, depression, anxiety, marital problems or the stresses of parenting children. Other reasons to seek a professional perspective include divorce, unemployment or the loss of a loved one. Our team of professionals is dedicated to helping you identify, adapt and effectively deal with difficult times. We can help you get back on track and improve the quality of your life. Spanish services are available. We take most insurance plans, private pay and Medicare.
Psychiatric Medication Management
Lake Chelan’s Behavioral Care Services provides medication monitoring to assist clients with the management of their medication issues and facilitate a commitment to taking medications responsibly. Medication monitoring services are provided with a referral and/or order from an individual’s treating psychiatrist or physician. Medication support, observation and monitoring occur according to each individual’s assessed need. with the goal of helping the client achieve independence in the management of his or her medications.
Adolescents needing professional intervention usually show signs which may include:
School disruption or fights
Change in grades
Sexually inappropriate behavior
Change in friends or has no friends
Alcohol and drug use
Eating or sleep disorders
Excessive arguing about rules/curfew
Self-harm or hurts others, animals or property
For the Elderly
At a time of life that could be tranquil and worry-free, an increasing number of retired and elderly people are being referred for mental health consultation. Outpatient counseling can benefit older adults experiencing losess that have become overwhelming. Depression, financial worries, chronic family problems, loss of friend and family members and unexplained physical pain all take their toll.