If you're looking for a volunteer opportunity Care Cars can help. A program of Elder Services, Care Cars is a volunteer transportation service for seniors and disabled individuals who need assistance getting to essential medical appointments. To be a Care Cars driver you must be 18 or older, have a valid Washington driver's license, a... Read More
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. During the month of May, NAMI and participants across the country are bringing awareness to mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. Each year, the movement grows stronger. We believe... Read More
Tickets are still available for Next to Normal, the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning rock musical about bipolar disorder, presented by The Modern Theater at the Bing, April 7-17. Tickets are available at themoderntheater.org. As a community sponsor Frontier Behavioral Health will provide information about mental health in the lobby of the Bing following the... Read More
The National Alliance on Mental Illness has created a free mobile app called AIR (Anonymous. Inspiring. Relatable) to provide a safe space for the mental health community to connect and support each other. Read more here.
Registration is open for Mental Health First Aid, a public education course taught by nationally-certified FBH instructors. Learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and addiction. Upcoming courses: April 22 To register call Tracy Duncan at 509.458.7453 or email email@example.com. A non-refundable fee of $25 per participant includes a training... Read More
From Spokane Regional Health District Interim Health Officer, Dr. Joel McCullough: “As officials learn more about the cause of recent overdose deaths, we encourage those suffering from addiction and those around them to know the signs of overdose including problems with body temperature, pulse rate, breathing or blood pressure, as well as sleepiness or... Read More
First lady Michelle Obama says it's time to change the conversation around mental health. Read her colum
Register now by calling 509.838.5515 for NAMI Spokane’s free Family-to-Family peer education course. Family-to-Family is for family members and friends of adults who live with mental illness. The free program meets for 12 sessions and is taught by trained family members of people living with mental illness. No specific medical therapy or medication is endorsed... Read More
Spokane Housing Authority's Housing Choice Voucher pre-application waitlist is open until Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at 3 p.m. The Housing Authority website can be accessed at www.spokanehousing.org. Pre-applications will be placed on the waiting list by time and date of receipt of the pre-application and preference. Applicants without a preference will be placed at the bottom of... Read More
President Obama's proposals on gun violence include mental health provisions. Three of the proposals specifically apply to mental health care. Read about them here.