The purpose of the Statewide Youth Leadership Network (Youth Network) is to facilitate the development of working relationships, a united voice and process for youth run organizations and groups to collaborate and partner in Washington State’s system change initiatives. The Statewide Youth Leadership Network is also an integral piece to sustain the System of Care values in Washington State and will work in collaboration with the Washington State Children’s Behavioral Health Statewide Family... more
News from DBHR
We have launched a new page to support the prevention field in response to COVID-19: https://www.theathenaforum.org/COVID19.
This page includes dates and times for provider calls, upcoming webinars and professional development opportunities, as well as opportunities for families, parents, and youth.
DBHR Prevention Providers - generally focused on DBHR providers, but other are welcome
- April 8, 2:30 - 3:30 pm - Registration - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7472018644996771340
- April 22, 11:30 - 12:30 pm - Registration - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/... more
The Prevention Awards of Excellence are an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations for their dedication and contributions to the Prevention field.
Please take the time to nominate a colleague, young person, program or organization in the following award categories:
- Tribal Prevention
- Youth Leadership
- Young Adult Leadership
- ... more
Update (March 2, 2020): Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) has launched a page specific to COVID-19. Please visit: https://www.theathenaforum.org/COVID19 for more information.
The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) appreciates your concern for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impacts on your community. Please remember to take care of yourself as well as... more
Governor Inslee has issued a Proclamation for Problem Gambling Awareness Month for March 2020. The Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling has taken the lead on requesting this proclamation each year.
The Coalition Leadership Institute has been cancelled in alignment with guidance and recommenations issued by the Governor's office. We will be moving to a 9-2pm webinar on May 27, 2020. Register here.
This training is required for Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) coordinators. There may be space to accommodate other prevention... more
Each year the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery compiles and submits an Annual Synar Report (ASR) to the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
The Annual Synar Rate for Washington was 12.2%.
The public comment period for the draft of the report has ended.
NOTE: For the version made available for public review, certain in-text notations were made for the benefit of the reader. Those are ... more
DBHR’s 2020 Coalition Leadership Institute will be held on May 26 – May 28, 2020.
This is required for all CPWI Coalition Coordinators and ESD Prevention Directors. More information to come soon for registration.
See the Training Calendar for more information.