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Large Portion Of Denny Youth Center Now Converted To Adult Behavioral Health Treatment

July 14, 2021

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Later this month the first patients will be admitted to a renovated portion of the Denny Youth Center in north Everett to receive help with behavioral health and opioid addiction. In all 32 new beds will be available to help address a chronic shortage of available mental health in-patient treatment. Here’s the release put out […]

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Everett Police Pleased With New Mental Health Partnership

December 24, 2019

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This in from Everett Police on positive early results in a partnership with Snohomish County. Since July, Everett Police has partnered with Snohomish County Human Services on a pilot program to provide officers an additional resource when responding to calls involving someone experiencing a behavioral health crisis. The program utilizes on-call Designated Crisis Responders (DCRs) […]

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Behavioral Health Urgent Care Unit Opens At Providence Colby Campus Everett

December 16, 2019

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People experiencing mental or behavioral health issues now have an alternate to the Emergency Room at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington. Here’s an announcement issued by Providence about the facility. As part of its efforts to introduce more effective models of care and lead the way in addressing the behavioral health crisis in […]

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Everett’s Mental Health Success Factory

April 14, 2017

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Editor’s Note: As we write about Everett and the challenges faced by the city on a number of fronts including issues brought by those experiencing homelessness, mental health problems, opiate addiction, crime and street issues we’re trying to also introduce you to people and programs working on these issues. On Thursday we toured Bridgeways a […]

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Everett Mental Health Court Showing Success

November 25, 2015

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Today the Everett City Council got a briefing from Judge Laura Van Slyck on the Everett Municipal Court’s Mental Health Alternatives Program. In her update the judge told council members the program has had 10 graduates so far and only one has gone on to face new criminal charges. The program recently obtained help from […]

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More Mental Health Help For Snohomish County Jail in Everett, WA

November 3, 2015

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The Snohomish County Jail is getting more help in screening people with mental issues. Shari Ireton from the Sheriff’s Office provides this update… The first of two psychologists from Western State Hospital began working on-site today at the Snohomish County jail to conduct court-ordered competency evaluations. The goal of having WSH staff on-site is to […]

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