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.
News from DBHR
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.
The Prevention Awards of Excellence are an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations for their dedication and contributions to the Prevention field. Nomination information and form are now available.
Please take the time to nominate a colleague, young person, program or organization in the following award categories:
- Tribal Prevention
- Youth... more
HCA’s Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) currently has the opportunity, through federal block grant funding, to support and build on the good work organizations and agencies throughout Washington State are already doing to infuse a trauma-informed approach into healing, well-being, and recovery work with the individuals we serve.
What we’re doing
- Funding grants with organizations that responded to the request for application to further... more
DBHR has released guidance for implementing and disseminating social norms marketing strategies for Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) providers. The guidance will help ensure social norms marketing campaigns are being implemented to fidelity and achieve positive outcomes. You can find the this and other communciation best... more
The Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) Planning Committee has begun the process to review and potentially revise the HYS questions for 2020, and are requesting your input and feedback. There are multiple opportunities to provide input outlined in the attached letter. If you have questions, please contact surveyadmin@AskHYS.net.