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Washington psychiatric hospital to move patients out to relieve staff

April 19, 2020

April 3, 2020 By Martha Bellisle, Associated Press The Columbian https://www.columbian.com/news/2020/apr/03/washington-psychiatric-hospital-to-move-patients-out-to-relieve-staff/ SEATTLE (AP) — State mental health officials plan to release as many as 60 patients from Washington’s largest psychiatric hospital in order to reduce some of the stress that the new coronavirus has placed on staff at the 850-bed facility, officials said Friday. Sixteen more »

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Patient, worker at state psychiatric hospital have COVID-19

March 19, 2010 By Associated Press Q13 Fox https://q13fox.com/2020/03/19/patient-at-washington-psychiatric-hospital-has-covid-19/ SEATTLE – A patient and a worker at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital have tested positive for coronavirus, and workers at the facility fear the number of cases will increase due to a lack of protective gear and new policies that force them to crowd together as more »

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How to Protect Your Mental Health during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Mar 31, 2020 By Lynne S. Gots, Ph.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/March-2020/How-to-Protect-Your-Mental-Health-during-the-Coronavirus-Outbreak The coronavirus outbreak, and the social-distancing measures now in place to prevent its spread, have turned all our lives upside down. But if you have a mental illness, the pervasive climate of anxiety, stress and isolation may be especially harmful to your well-being. Here are more »

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NAMI Calls On Congress To Respond To The Mental Health And Addiction Crisis Caused By The COVID-19 Pandemic

4/8/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Calls-on-Congress-to-Respond-to-the-Mental-Health-and-Addiction-Crisis-Caused-By-the-COVID-19-P Today, NAMI joined more than a dozen of the nation’s leading mental health organizations in calling for specific additions to the next stimulus package to address the profound mental health implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Access to critical care must be sustained for the millions of Americans living with mental health and more »

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NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is now online with Zoom!

April 14, 2020

Join us weekly (Mondays & Thursdays) for NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group via your computer, device or phone! It’s easy, just click on the link below from your electronic device and you will be connected with either video or audio, it’s your choice!  For individuals without a device, you call into one of the numbers more »

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