What is the Office of Behavioral Health Advocacy?
The Office of Behavioral Health Advocacy (OBHA) is an independent body protecting the interests of Washingtonians engaged in behavioral health services and their supports by providing consulting, resources, advocacy, and mediation for complaints against behavioral health services by individual providers and facilities.
What are Behavioral HealthAdvocates?
Behavioral Health Advocates (formerly known as Behavioral Health Ombuds) are peers with lived experience whose services are free and confidential. Serves as a neutral and confidential intermediary and provides an informal process to support residents in resolving complaints related to behavioral health programs, services and its certified providers.