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Patrick Kennedy

SMH annual gala, Mental Health Matters, to raise awareness &   funding in support of veteran programs

Former US Congressman Patrick Kennedy, a nationally-respected politician and mental health advocate, will keynote “An Evening for our Veterans” (5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel)  (more)

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The Affordable Care Act allows people who could not previously afford health coverage to now buy quality health insurance. Washington Healthplanfinder, a new, easy-to-use online insurance marketplace is now available to help you find cost-effective, excellent insurance that meets your needs. To learn more and get started, click here.


Our Story:

A community's well-being is measured by the health of all within it. Sound Mental Health relentlessly champions mental health as an essential component of total wellness - the achievement of physical, mental, social, and economic well-being.   (More)



    David R. Stone, Ph.D.


Who are you Gonna Call? Behavior-Based Services Keep The Workplace Productive

(Published in Washington Healthcare News April 08, 2014) 

It’s Friday afternoon and you have a problem. Your accounting manager is engaged in a shouting match with one of his staff in front of 10 other employees. It’s getting ugly, with references to one’s parentage, the other’s sexual orientation and both of their levels of intelligence. Threats are exchanged, but luckily, colleagues have separated the would-be combatants. Who are you gonna call?  
(For the full article, click here) 


Helpful tips

Stress Checklist

Stress is a natural part of life, however it can affect your health, peace of mind & relationships.  Here is a checklist of some negative reactions:

  • Do minor problems upset you excessively?
  • Are you unable to stop worrying?
  • Do you have chronic pain//headaches?
  • Are you constantly tired?

Click here for more...


What's New?

 MAY 2014

Our 9th Annual Gala, Mental Health Matters will be on May 15 at the Seattle Sheraton.  The focus is on Veterans and former Congressman Patrick will give the keynote address!  Don't miss this special evening, register now.


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Studies show that physical activity, and action sports in particular, can improve our mental health and outlook. Check out this recent story on local NPR affiliate, KPLU-FM, profiling the work of one of our therapists who uses extreme sports to reach troubled youth.

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