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..
Our own Dr. Susan Caverly has once again been named as a “Top Doctor” in the area of Addiction Medicine – Psychiatry by Seattle Met magazine. Congratulations Dr. Caverly on this achievement and the well-deserved recognition for the quality of care you deliver to our patients!
No one chooses to become addicted, and there are many reasons why people use and abuse substances. It doesn’t take long to reach rock-bottom – losing everything, including your children and your health. Rachelle, a patient at Therapeutic Health Service’s Snohomish/Everett Branch, never imagined she’d lose her life to addiction, but she almost did. A Challenging Diagnosis Rachelle was diagnosed with cancer at age 25. A diagnosis that shocked her and stopped her from living her best life. As a more..
Friends and supporters of Layne Staley and his music have an awesome opportunity to pay tribute to him and his legacy at a slate of events scheduled this summer. Layne’s mother and others have come together to create three nights in three venues where fans and supporters can come experience a high-quality tribute. Read below for the details on where and when you can experience this Layne Staley tribute. Thursday, August 22nd Layne Staley Tribute, 2019 Acoustic Night Annual International more..
The first thing you need to know about addiction recovery Is that it doesn’t happen overnight. Recovery can take many years and even after a long period of sobriety, relapse is always a possibility. Betty is a patient at Therapeutic Health Service’s Summit Branch. Her story of recovery highlights the time it can take to reach recovery and what it takes to get there. Betty became a patient of THS in 1981 She was 30 and pregnant with her daughter. more..