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,…

Former Metro drivers take on new role as King County Health Ambassadors to slow the spread of COVID-19

Fatigue from months of quarantine and welcome summer weather have spurred an alarming rise in COVID-19 infection rates compared to early Spring, making it more difficult than ever to observe public health guidance to slow the spread of COVID-19. Taking quick action, King County is launching a new COVID Health Ambassador Program next week to…

Save the date (again!) for the first annual Best Starts for Kids Summit: Communities Building Impact.

Join us for our first Best Starts for Kids Virtual Summit! The theme is Communities Building Impact and we are excited to welcome Best Starts partners for networking, peer-to-peer learning, and hearing what’s next for Best Starts for Kids. When: Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a special preview day on August 17.…

BSK Community Engagement Survey

Best Starts for Kids is community driven which means your input, as community voice, is critical. Best Starts strong commitment to equity requires participation by community members to achieve the kind of community we want to build together.Best Starts had planned to do extensive in-person community engagement this summer. Like everyone else, COVID-19 disrupted those plans.…

Now Accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) Applications for Community Information, Outreach and Referral (CIOR) Services.

https://videopress.com/v/cqOPzopy?preloadContent=metadata Now Accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) Applications from the King County Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division (DDECSD) for Community Information, Outreach and Referral (CIOR) Services. If you need accommodations to apply, please contact Jim Ott at jim.ott@kingcounty.gov. Please allow enough time to make accommodation arrangements before the RFP closing date. RFP Deadline…

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…