Losing it and Getting it Back Dwayne has a relaxed sort of charisma. He’s well dressed, well-spoken, a very charming person to speak with. Life hasn’t always been kind to Dwayne, but when you speak with him you can tell that life’s challenges have not held him down. Despite falling into drug use, addiction and nearly losing everything as a young man, he realized when he had a problem and needed help. He came to THS and with the tools, more..
Due to the Veteran’s Day Holiday, all THS Branches will be closed Monday, November 11th, 2019. If you need to request service, please complete our Get Help form located here: www.ths-wa.org/get-help If you are experiencing a medical or other emergency, call 911 immediately. If you are in crisis and wish to reach the King County Crisis Line, please call 206-461-3222 or 1-866-4CRISIS (1-866-427-4747). In Snohomish County, please call 2-1-1 or the Care Crisis Line at 1-800-584-3578.
Meet Marissa, Peer Support Specialist Sitting down with Marissa is like sitting down with a friend you’ve known forever but haven’t seen in a while. She’s both energetic and relaxed, which is perfect because Marissa is a Peer Support Specialist at Therapeutic Health Services (THS). As a Peer Support Specialist, Marissa helps people in need connect to mental health treatment. Marissa is the person at the door welcoming new patients. She’s the voice on the phone reaching out to people more..
Considering Compassion and Care We had a great time in October for our Fall Raising Power Event held at the Wild Ginger McKenzie in the South Lake Union neighborhood. Our supporters gathered to view our new Central Youth Development Video and hear the story of Rachelle, a patient with an amazing story. We heard from our CEO, Patricia Edmond-Quinn, on the importance of widening our circle and connecting to people in need across our region. Our Chief Development and Marketing more..
A Lifetime Opportunity Check out our new video Central Youth Development – Developing Youth and Making Bright Futures above. It showcases the Central Youth Development (CYD) program and the amazing educational opportunities we are providing to students in Seattle and Seattle Public Schools. The CYD program connected students with a once-in-a-lifetime college tour through southern Califonia. By partnering with our friends at Y-Scholars at Garfield High School through Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA, our CYD program was able to expand the more..
BY: Carole Jakucs, MSN, RN, PHN on September 11, 2019 There is a shortage of psychiatrists in the U.S., but some states are in greater need of psychiatrists than others. One example is the state of Washington, which has only met its need for psychiatrists for its population size, by just more than 11%, according to a recently published report by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The state needs a minimum of 165 more psychiatrists to remedy its current shortage. “The shortage has greatly more..
Conductive Conversation We had a blast on the evening of Tuesday, August 27th for our 2019 Summer “Raising Power” Event. The event brought together executive team, members of THS board of directors, leadership staff, new friends and ardent community supporters. Patricia Edmond-Quinn, our CEO, took us through a timeline of how THS has grown to have branches in key Puget Sound communities like Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, and Kent. Patricia gave us a run-down on what her plans include and how more..
Due to an All-Staff Meeting all day, all THS branches will be closed on Wednesday, August 14th. If you need to request service, please complete our Get Help form located here: www.ths-wa.org/get-help If you are experiencing a medical or other emergency, call 911 immediately. If you are in crisis and wish to reach the King County Crisis Line, please call 206-461-3222 or 1-866-4CRISIS (1-866-427-4747). In Snohomish County, please call 2-1-1 or the Care Crisis Line at 1-800-584-3578.
Check out these great photos from one of our Kent Baseball games. Clients at our Kent Branch come together every Thursday evening, each summer for friendly games of baseball. The clients all really enjoy the chance to have fun and catch some rays. The bats, gloves, and balls are donated by Kent and Drug Court staff. This is the 7th season the baseball games have been played and the clients are having a great time. We caught up with Kent more..
Monday, November 18, 20196:00 – 8:30 p.m. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall – 301 Mercer St, SeattleFree and Open to AllRegistration opens in September. King County’s 2019 Behavioral Health Legislative forum will include: Opportunities for community members to connect with legislators and county councilmembers before the program. Remarks by King County Executive Dow Constantine. King County’s proposed behavioral health legislative priorities for 2020. Compelling personal stories from individuals in behavioral health recovery. The perspectives and priorities of legislators and county councilmembers. more..