SEPTEMBER MARKS NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH: HOW TO SUPPORT FRIENDS AND FAMILY IN RECOVERY

Originally written by Sharon Bogan on Public Health Insider September marks National Recovery Month, a time to acknowledge the gains made by those in recovery who have faced challenges from mental health or substance use disorders. Many of us have faced these challenges ourselves or know a close friend or family member who has. This…

Deadline for Recovery Month Poster Art and Poetry Contest is Friday!

https://youtu.be/UOcD_oS0fpc About the Contest In preparation for National Recovery Month, which occurs every year in September, King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD) has announced its Recovery Poster Art and Poetry Contest. This year’s theme is “Rising Above it All: Wellness, Resilience, and Recovery”. The contest is open to adults, youth and family members…

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.

Thank you notes from hotel guests

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 in people experiencing homelessness

From Leo Flor, Director of the Department of Community and Human Services. No new cases of COVID-19 overnight in the homeless community. For the first time in over a month, Public Health—Seattle & King County’s overnight case count report found no new cases of COVID-19 reported among people experiencing homelessness in King County. The first…

Need support to isolate or quarantine? King County is here to help.

Isolation and quarantine are important to help keep the community healthy by containing illness. It can also be hard, especially for those living with multiple family members with a vulnerable family member at home, residents in a group or shared living facility, elders who may not have support, or anyone who does not have a…