November 18, 2021.Reading time 7 minutes.
Versión en español As Washington state moves toward its second full winter of the COVID-19 pandemic, people of all ages continue to feel stressed, isolated, and experience grief and loss. Our community is particularly concerned about the well-being of young people, whose social networks and routines are disrupted. Vaccines for children and youth 5 years […]
May 28, 2021.Reading time 12 minutes.
There is a lack of diversity among behavioral health professionals and a need to create more opportunities for BIPOC people in this field. Research has shown that understanding a person’s cultural connection is an important part of the counseling process.
May 25, 2021.Reading time 4 minutes.
If your mental health has taken a hit recently, you aren’t alone. The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound impacts on mental health and emotional well-being.
December 22, 2020.Reading time 5 minutes.
The holiday season can be festive and full of cheer. You hear the music, the lights, and the cartoon specials we love signal the season is here. But for some, the anticipation of the season begins long before the world is ready to accept the first ringing of Mariah Carey’s “All I want for Christmas” on the radio.
November 4, 2020.Reading time 7 minutes.
The direct effects of increased exposure to violence, police brutality, and systemic racism placed on the Black Community, and a pandemic that has disproportionately affected communities of color here in King County, continues to be a concern for Black Children and Families. Culturally relevant help is available locally and online. Partners across King County have worked to develop a list of emotional well-being resources below, including events, spaces for community and healing, online resources, and culturally relevant mental health professionals.
November 2, 2020.Reading time 4 minutes.
It is a challenging time for everyone right now and it’s hard to find stability in our lives. While many things are beyond our control, there are many things that we can control. When we are anxious and fearful, working some of these things into our lives can be empowering and comforting.