News from DBHR
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 those you serve.
As leaders in the community, we know you are looking for innovative ways to continue prevention services and public awareness strategies, as well as provide factual and consistent communication about COVID-19 (see resources below). We... 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.
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