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In new poll on homelessness, Seattle area favors compassion but distrusts politicians

January 16, 2019

A new Seattle Times poll finds overwhelming support to expand mental-health and substance-abuse treatment to address the homelessness crisis in King County, but deep distrust about elected leaders’ ability to solve it. By Vianna Davila and Vernal Coleman King County residents looking for answers to the region’s homeless crisis favor long-term solutions — particularly more more »

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Washington governor proposes plans to fix mental health

By Martha Bellisle The Associated Press SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee has unveiled his budget and policy plans for fixing the state’s struggling mental health system in the coming years. Inslee said at a news conference in Burien last Tuesday that he wants to change the system from being “crisis-based” to one that focuses on more »

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New Weekly Wednesday Evening Family Support Group Starting 12/26

December 23, 2018

Starting Wednesday, December 26th, Family Support Group will be meeting weekly on Wednesdays from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Providence St. Peter Hospital, 413 Lily Road, Olympia, WA 98506. Support Group meets in the Cafeteria Level, Conference Room #202. (Past Cafeteria, 3rd door on right). Your Wednesday night Family Support Group Facilitators are Marilyn Roberts & Kris more »

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How To Create A Workplace That Supports Mental Health

December 11, 2018

Mental health can have a serious impact on a business. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 80% of adults with depression reported at least some difficulty with work, home, or social activities because of their depression symptoms. Unfortunately, disorders like anxiety and depression often go undetected for months or years. Unlike physical more »

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More leeway for states to expand inpatient mental health

FILE – In this June 26, 2018 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration is opening the door for states to provide more inpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness by tapping their Medicaid programs. Health and more »

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