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,…

DOH provider alert regarding increased concern of suicide risk in youth during COVID-19

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) recently released the following provider alert regarding increased concern of suicide risk in youth during COVID-19. Actions Requested Screen patients for suicide risk, particularly children, teens, and young adults. See the Screening section below for more information. Share information and resources with patients and their families on crisis…

Upcoming Webinar: Case Study of Student-Led SBHC Start-Up During COVID-19

In lieu of hosting in-person professional development during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are partnering with the¬†Washington School-Based Health Alliance¬†to offer community of practice and training webinars for SBHCs statewide during school year 2020-21. WHEN:  Tuesday, January 12, 11am-noonTOPIC:  Case Study of Student-Led SBHC Start-Up During COVID-19 Join Public Health–Seattle & King County and the Washington School-Based Health…

Webinar 10/27: Collective COVID-19 Trauma and Responsive School-Based Health Care

REGISTER FOR WEBINARWHEN: Tuesday, October 27, 12:00-1:30pm TOPIC:  Collective COVID-19 Trauma and Responsive School-Based Health Care  REGISTER HERE Join us for a discussion about COVID-19 trauma, children’s and youth behavioral health trends during the pandemic, the realities of youth most impacted, and strategies for school-based health supports.  Following presentations by the Department of Health’s Mental and Behavioral Health…