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affordable insurance now available to everyone!

The Affordable Care Act allows people who could not previously afford health coverage to buy quality health insurance. Washington Healthplanfinder, an  online insurance marketplace is available to help you find cost-effective insurance that meets your needs. To learn more and get started, click here.

 

New Report Tracks the Behavioral Health of America

The "National Behavioral Health Barometer" provides data about key aspects of behavioral health care issues affecting American communities. Those issues include rates of serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, substance use, underage drinking, and the percentages of those who seek treatment for these disorders.  The report is available on-line here.


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Our Story:

A community's well-being is measured by the health of all within it. Sound Mental Health relentlessly champions mental health as an essential component of total wellness - the achievement of physical, mental, social, and economic well-being.   (More)

FROM THE CEO

       

    David R. Stone, Ph.D.

How to Prevent More School Shootings

 

by David Stone, Chief Executive Officer

(This article was originally published June 28, 2014 in the Seattle Times Opinion section) 

 
A 16-year-old youth shoots another student at a school in a small town in Oregon. A young man who had stopped taking his psychotropic medication so he “could feel the hate” decides to shoot random students at Seattle Pacific University. Even President Obama appears to have reached his limit as he laments his inability to convince Congress to pass gun legislation to reduce such incidents in the future.  (For the full article, click here)

Helpful tips

Stress Checklist

Stress is a natural part of life, however it can affect your health, peace of mind & relationships.  Here is a checklist of some negative reactions:

  • Do minor problems upset you excessively?
  • Are you unable to stop worrying?
  • Do you have chronic pain//headaches?
  • Are you constantly tired?

Click here for more...

 

What's New?

May 2015

Save the Date: SMH's Mental Health Matters, our 10th Annual Dinner, will be May 14, 2015 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue! More information coming soon.  To register go to Registration.  Or for more information, contact the Development Department at 206-302-2251 or development@smh.org.

Jan 2015

New Report Tracks the Behavioral Health of America
An on-line report tracks key aspects of behavioral health.  Available here.

Jan 2015

Our first eNewsletter of 2015 was sent out in January 23rd.  If you would like to receive a copy of future eNewsletters, please subscribe.

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