THS is proud to announce our 2017 Mental Health and Substance Use program Outcomes For both youth and adult clients, we track progress every 90 days on a number of general measures of improvement towards treatment goals. For the Substance Use program, we track measures of improvement such as basic medical care received, alleviation of chronic symptoms and reduction in use of alcohol and drugs. For Mental Health, we track the development of self-management skills, improvements in mood and behavior, more..
Parenting a teen with mental health and substance use concerns is different! ICTP staff have seen firsthand the difficulties involved in raising teens with these complex needs. We have heard from countless parents that the “usual” strategies just aren’t working and that they feel they are running out of ideas. We understand and we want to help. Parents and caregivers of youth with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders are invited to attend a FREE 5-week workshop with ICTP more..
How does social worker and Little League coach Aaron Parker teach his team to make good choices on and off the field? By using evidence-based principles from UW School of Social Work’s Communities in Action initiative. Your support makes it possible to help more youth adopt healthy behaviors for life. You can watch a video of THS Branch Manager Aaron Parker in action with his Little League team here. Click here to learn more about the University of Washington School of more..
On Tuesday, December 12, THS was honored to host King County Executive Dow Constantine to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Youth & Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative. One year ago, we began our partnership with Best Starts For Kids to provide solutions to young people and families facing homelessness. We’re proud to announce that together, we prevented more than 3,000 people from becoming homeless in 2017. Click here to see how we did it. Check out the Facebook Live more..
This video features Royale, a youth who has changed the trajectory of his young life. Through connecting to THS Youth & Family Services, and with staff members Adrian Daye and Anthony Keith, Royale was able to overcome a history of incarceration and take positive steps to change his future. THS was able to help Royale develop his passion for helping others through volunteering at a youth suicide prevention program at the YMCA. Royale has also decided to pursue completing his more..