ICYMI: 2021 King County Behavioral Health Legislative Forum Program Recording Now Available!

King County hosted its annual Behavioral Health Legislative Forum on December 7th, 2021. Each year, the evening celebrates recovery from mental health and substance use challenges across our communities in King County. The forum is also a place to discuss how we can continue to improve our public behavioral health system. This is the first…

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Recovery Month Art & Poetry Contest Announcement! Submissions due August 20th. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 3RD!

National Recovery Month, which is celebrated in September every year, is approaching soon. In preparation, King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD) has announced its Recovery Art and Poetry Contest. This year’s theme is “Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community."

“No Health Without Mental Health”: Resources to Support Mental Health & Well-being in Our Community

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) and Public Health are teaming up to share resources and communicate the importance of mental health to overall health.

Join Us Saturday, May 22nd, for #FreshAir4MentalHealth to Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month

For Mental Health Awareness Month, the King County Behavioral Health & Recovery Division is proud to announce #FreshAir4MentalHealth—an event to bring attention to the health benefits of being in nature, exercising, and safely connecting with community.

Giving Thanks to Frontline Behavioral Health Workers

Kelli Nomura, director of the King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD), spoke at a lunch event to say thank you to frontline behavioral health workers at Recovery Café. Kelli shared a few words of gratitude to honor the 14 Recovery Café frontline workers who were nominated as behavioral health heroes.