OHRS operates multiple programs in Thurston and Mason County Jails.
Group and Individual Therapy
A Mental Health Professional provides both group and individual counseling to individuals incarcerated in the Thurston County Jail.
Whether inmates need extra support, or an outside perspective, talking to a therapist can help.
Chemical Dependency Program (CDP)
A Licensed Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) provides both group and individual substance use counseling to individuals incarcerated in the Thurston County Jail addressing treatment concerns, stabilizing any mental health issues, participating in life-skills courses and learning job skills.
After completing phase 1 individuals can graduate to phase 2 and 3 which consist of work release and electronic home monitoring while continuing treatment, stable employment, and safe housing.
A Certified Peer Counselor with lived experience can provide support, understanding, and education on how to make a life change and start working on the path toward recovery.
Mental Health Professionals are available within Thurston and Mason County Jail to provide crisis intervention services and support as well as brief case management.
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
A Certified Peer Counselor is available to assist individuals in Mason County Jail in working with a health care provider to obtain Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
MAT is primarily used for the treatment of addiction to opioids such as heroin and prescription pain relievers that contain opiates.
Inmates can send a 'kite' to mental health
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