Patient Support

If you are in crisis, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

crisis help line


Certified Peer Counselor

Eastern State Hospital employs a Certified Peer Counselor to work directly with patients, and family members of patients receiving mental health services.  Certified Peer Counselors draw upon their personal experiences to help patients find hope and make progress toward recovery.  Because of their own life experience, they are uniquely equipped to provide support, encouragement and resources to those with mental health challenges.


Patient Advocate

Eastern State Hospital's Patient Advocate provides services and support to patients that help them resolve conflict and complaints.


To contact Eastern State Hospital’s Peer Counselor and/or Patient Advocate please call 509-565-4000, or email