2023 Call to Action Series: Black, Indigenous and People of Color/Black Convening

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids The Call to Action Series: BIPOC/Black Convening’s goal is to bring Black therapists and peers together with stakeholders (agencies, universities, health clinics, etc.) to be part of a conversation to work collectively to create solutions addressing: Convening Information Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023Time:  9:00 am – 1:00 pm (PT) Place: Virtual (Zoom…

Young people speaking up about mental health: Adar Abdi

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids To honor BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, we are featuring a story from a young person who explores the impacts of mental health challenges and the public health crisis of systemic racism.   Across our region and country, young people are navigating the ramifications of racism and the pandemic that…

Webinars June 2 & 9, 2022: School climate as prevention: supporting student health, safety, and well-being through a positive and racially equitable school culture

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance. The Washington School-Based Health Alliance and Public Health–Seattle & King County are pleased to welcome back Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D., to lead a two-part webinar series in June for the school-based health field in Washington: School climate as prevention:  supporting student health, safety, and well-being through a positive…

Well Beings: Centering the Mental Health of Black Youth

As a part of the national Well Beings initiative, KCTS 9 is working with programming partners WA Therapy Fund Foundation and The Root of Our Youth for a virtual event to address youth mental health and well-being. The event will center and support Black youth as they continue to build their power, and the friends,…