Lake Roosevelt Community Health Centers is here to provide high quality healthcare services to meet the needs of our communities. We know that everyone is different and there are many paths to healing and recovery. We are eager to introduce our team of behavioral health providers that are here to help you connect with your own healing path. Our behavioral health services include care management support, counseling, and psychiatric medication consultation in collaboration with your primary medical provider. We also offer referral and connection to other community resources that may be helpful on your journey of well-being. If you are interested or have any questions, please talk with your medical provider about a referral to our services.
You can also telephone 1-509-722-7006 for the Inchelium Clinic or
1-509-634-7300 for the San Poil Valley Clinic to learn more about our services.
If you are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, please telephone any of the 24-hour crisis line numbers below:
1-877-266-1818 NEW Alliance Counseling Services
1-509-634-2610 Colville Confederated Tribes Behavioral Health Program
1-800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
·1-866-833-6546 Teen Link (text messaging available at 741741)
1-800-273-8255, then press 1 Veterans Crisis Line
Benjamin T. Descoteaux,
M.Ed., LMHC, SUDP
Behavioral Health Manager
Ben has been a member of LRCHC’s team since May of 2018; assuming the role of Behavioral Health Manager in January of 2019. He is a WA State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a WA State Certified Substance Use Disorder Professional that brings with him twenty-five years of experience within the behavioral health field. Ben’s experience includes serving as a behavioral health program manager for The Colville Confederated Tribes Behavioral Health Program, Columbia Valley Community Health, and The Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment. He has also served as a clinical supervisor for The Colville Confederated Tribes, Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services, and Okanogan Behavioral HealthCare Chemical Dependency Services. Throughout his career, Ben has served as a direct service provider for Okanogan County Counseling Services/Okanogan Behavioral HealthCare, Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services, The Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Columbia Valley Community Health, and The Colville Confederated Tribes.
HOURS OF OPERATIONS
Monday – Friday
7:30AM – 4 PM
Thomas is a counselor/psychotherapist who came to LRCHC at the beginning of the pandemic to serve in the Behavioral Health Program. He’s worked with Native people in Alaska, around Puget Sound, and the indigenous Maori population in New Zealand. He is honored to be living and working in the Inchelium community now.