A new mental health program for children that is tailored to meet the unique needs of families in each geographical region in Washington is expanding throughout the state. Program managers discussed Kids Mental Health Washington (KMHWA) during a webinar last week. Gina Cabiddu, program coordinator for KMHWA’s Pierce County program, said youth mental health incidents … Read more

In 2021, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration partnered with the US Department of Veteran Affairs to initiate a challenge for states and cities.      The effort is called Governor’s and Mayor’s Challenges to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF). Made up of military and civilian teams, the … Read more