New Funding Opportunity: $1.75M for Community Driven Behavioral Health from MIDD 

The Community Driven Behavioral Health RFP from MIDD seeks to fund Small Organizations to provide community-driven behavioral health services that support the behavioral health needs within their own communities in King County.

July is BIPOC Mental Health Month — A look at some of what’s going on in DCHS  

As BIPOC Mental Health Month comes to a close, we at the Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) want to highlight some of the work DCHS is doing to address BIPOC mental health and increase culturally relevant programming. 

New Funding Opportunity: Zero Suicide Initiative Pilot Program

We are excited to share that the Zero Suicide Initiative Pilot Program request for proposal (RFP) is now open! This funding opportunity closes on July 29 at 12:00 pm. Please submit your application by then. This program will attempt to prevent youth suicide through increased and supported organizational implementation of the evidence-based Zero Suicide (ZS)…

New Funding Opportunity: Community Driven Behavioral Health in King County

A new funding opportunity is available from the MIDD Behavioral Health Sales Tax Fund for creative, innovative, and culturally and linguistically responsive approaches to increasing awareness and access to behavioral health services, building communities of support, and promoting life and wellness assets within BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities in King County.

King County Launches Youth Fentanyl Overdose Prevention Campaign

With drug overdose and deaths rising alarmingly among youth, King County today launched a new fentanyl overdose prevention campaign, targeted specifically to reach young people between the ages of 14 to 18 years old. Called Laced & Lethal, the campaign is designed to teach teens about the risk of buying pills and powders potentially laced…

New funding for Community Driven Behavioral Health in King County

Nationally, the current health system creates barriers that challenge providers and payers in providing whole person care and improving population health. According to the King County Community Health Needs Assessment 2018/2019, “People of color and low- income residents are at disproportionate risk of being uninsured and having poor health and social outcomes". Many health and…