Enter the Recovery Poster Art and Poetry Contest!

“Recovery Life” by Clifford S. Parsons received 1st Place in the 2019 Recovery Poster Art Contest In preparation for National Recovery Month, which occurs every year in September, King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD) has announced their Recovery Poster Art and Poetry Contest. This year’s theme is “Rising Above it All: Wellness, Resilience,…

What to Expect Staying at a King County Isolation and Quarantine Center

King County continues to offer community members a safe place to isolate, quarantine and recover from COVID-19. A new video shows what guests can expect.

DCHS Funds Mental Health Training at NAACP Community Event

The NAACP and Public Health Seattle – King County are hosting a free Mental Health Day on Saturday, July 11th. This event aims to help Black communities impacted by intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic and racism of widespread police violence by linking them to mental health resources in-person and online. The Behavioral Health and Recovery…

New Videos from “Don’t Hang on to Meds”

Don’t Hang on to Meds is a program from the Behavioral Health and Recovery Division of the King County Department of Community and Human Services which educates people about safe medicine return. Don’t Hang on to Meds! Medicine return drop-boxes are located at grocery stores, pharmacies, clinics and other locations in King County. Find one…

King County Peer Respite Pilot Program RFP

OVERVIEW: a Peer Run Respite program would provide services focused on recovery-based alternatives to inpatient Behavioral Health Crisis hospitalizations, building on a participant’s existing supports and skills to improve overall outcomes. The vision for this project is to establish a Peer Run Respite center serving King County, thus adding to the rich network of providers,…

Community and School Resources in King County

During these changing times and with school closures, some of our community members in King County have reached out to find out where to locate resources such as food, utility assistance, health care/ health plans, and learning/ educational sources. LaTonya Rogers who is with the Department of Community and Human Services Behavioral Health and Recovery…