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DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

2 hours 47 minutes ago

The Duwamish Holiday Art Market
Demcember 16th&17th
10AM-7PM
Address: 4705 W Marginal Way SW
Seattle (no parking in main lot)

info@duwamishtribe.org

#Duwamish #HolidayMarket #NativeartMarket #indigenous

interested in being a vendor? Please contact Marissa at: marissa.a@duwamishtribe.org

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

2 days 2 hours ago

University of Washington CoLab: CALLING ALL THERAPISTS WHO PROVIDE TELETHERAPY: YOUR VOICE IS NEEDED qaz1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3x67t1zGfYNMPvo "Please contact Dr. Sarah Walker, secwalkr@uw.edu, or UW Colab, uwcolab@uw.edu with any questions about this survey." "Practice Innovations for Prenatal, Child, Youth and Young Adult Mental and Behavioral Telehealth Provider Survey Thank you for your interest in best practices for prenatal to young adult mental and behavioral telehealth! The Washington State Health Care Authority has contracted the Behavioral Health Institute at Harborview Medical Center, UW CoLab/Evidence-Based Practice Institute, and other collaborators to review current and emerging evidence and make recommendations regarding best practices for virtual mental and behavioral health services for clients prenatal to age 25. We are eager to collect examples of practice innovations from the field that are not being captured by the academic and existing best practices literature. We are particularly interested in innovations that are improving access, safety, client engagement, provider experience, and equity. This survey is designed so you can respond to items of the most relevance and interest to you. We expect the survey will take about 30 minutes or less for most people to complete. We will reach out to the first 200 respondents who complete the survey

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

1 week 3 days ago

LGBTQIA+ & Comnunity Resources for victims, families and community of Club Q mass shootings in Colorado Springs & Donation drive information.

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

2 weeks 2 days ago

From Heal the Healers: Black Healing Event 2022 at Columbia City Theater November 20 2022 11AM-4PM *Interactive Workshops *Healing Experiences (sound baths, spiritual massages) *Free food *Artists (poetry/song, etc) *Swag "Please join us for our last HTH event of 2022! We know holidays aren’t always filled with family and friends for many, especially those of us that do selfless heart/healing work for our communities. So come and relax with us as we celebrate each other, sacred healing practices, self love and light! You deserve it!!! Peace and blessings, HTH Team" #healthehealer #blackhealing #racialtrauma #racialhealing #community #blacklivesmatter #blackjoy #soundbath #massage #freeevent #seattleevents #columbiacity #blackedownedbusiness

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

2 weeks 2 days ago

Mindful Sights: This space is for anyone who identifies as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Person of Color) and is looking for a sacred space to come home and connect with self. Come sit, breathe, and rest with us. We also offer spaces for our Asian American and Queer Asian communities. To honor our safe space, if you are an ally and passionate about helping our community, please email info@mindfulsights.org. Each month, we sit in community with a guided meditation, talk, and group discussion to create a healing space centered in rest, mindfulness, and liberation. Each session includes: Guided meditation (centering and breathing exercise) Talk led by our facilitator Open Q&A and discussion" www.eventbrite.com/e/bipoc-healing-space-tickets-456148210577?aff=erelpanelorg #healingspace #bipoc #aapi #aanhpi #virtualroom #mindfulsights #racialhealing #community

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

2 weeks 3 days ago

From Peace At Any Pace:
"3 SPACES LEFT! info@peaceatanypace.org

Join us for a 5 day online healing retreat designed for people from the African diaspora. Through drumming, altar building, meditation, storytelling, movement/dancing and connecting in community we will pick up the mantle of living in freedom and peace for which our ancestors bequeathed us."

#ancestralhealing #diaspora #afroindigenous #afrospirituality #spirituality #peaceatanypace

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

3 weeks 1 day ago

United Way of King County : "United Way of King County is providing free, weekly and biweekly home delivery of groceries in partnership with King County food banks, Cascadia Produce, and DoorDash. If you are interested in receiving home delivery of groceries, please complete this interest formThis link will take you away from uwkc.org. We will contact you when we’ve matched you to an available food provider in your area. For questions about this service, please contact us at 253.237.2019This link will take you away from uwkc.org or fooddelivery@uwkc.orgThis link will take you away from uwkc.org. If you need immediate assistance with getting food, please call 2-1-1. " www.uwkc.org/need-help/food-delivery/ .#uwkc #unitedway #kingcounty #doordash #freefood #fooddelivery #211

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

4 weeks 5 hours ago

Pioneer Human Services: "Our next Roadmap to Success class: November 14th-December 2nd Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm Location: Pioneer Industries 7000 Highland Park Way SW Seattle, WA 98106 Bus Route 131 stops at our location / bus tickets available "Case by case, some students may be able to join the class remotely Candidates or their representatives may apply here: pioneerhumanservices.org/roadmap-success-application • You may also call 425-657-6214 to speak with our Engagement Specialist for more information & to apply over the phone WE CAN HELP! If you have a conviction history and background checks are making it difficult to find work, our work force development team is available to assist you in finding employment and planning your career. Participate in our three-week Roadmap to Success job-readiness training program specifically developed for justice-involved individuals to help you meet your goals. * Resume * Networking * Individual Job Search * Cover Letters * Interviewing * Coaching * Second Chance Job * Placement *Effective Communication *Case Management *Confidence Building Techniques" #reentryprogram #reentrymatters #pioneerhumanservices #incarceration #jobsearch #resumeservices #JobReadiness #seattle

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

4 weeks 5 hours ago

Evergreen Goodwill is offering $700 worth technology for up to 100 BFET students!

#bfet #evergreengoodwill #freetech #goodwill Goodwill Industries International

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

4 weeks 2 days ago

Spirituality & Love at the Center of Anti-racism with Porsha Beed "Join Porsha for one of her upcoming deep dives: Song Power Hour with Songleader Lyndsey Scott ( September 28 5-6pm PT): fb.me/e/1KfDTZtFL Can you Hear me deep dive 1( October 1, 12-2 pm PT): fb.me/e/3QDkZhoMP Can You Feel Me? deep dive 2 (October 7, 5-7pm PT): fb.me/e/20vk01lUX Can You Hold Me? deep dive 3 (October 15, 12-2pm PT): fb.me/e/2JJSm0kRv Stay in Touch with Porsha: You can connect with Porsha, register for her offerings and learn more about her work at info.canyouhearme@gmail.com Instagram: @porshabeed Facebook: porshabeed Holistic Resistance - www.holisticresistance.com Grief to Action - www.grieftoaction.com Porsha Beed (she/her) is a co-founder of Holistic Resistance and Grief to Action. Porsha is a practitioner of love, grief work, and deep heart/soul work. She is a mentor, love prophet, poet, spiritual healer and facilitator who pulls from a spiritual ancestral lineage and the earth as guides to support and hold her as she works towards a vision of healing work that aids in the dismantling of racism and oppression. She weaves her African heritage and queer experiences into seeds that she sows in her authentic creative expressions through facilitation, ritual practices, poetry, and

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

1 month 1 week ago

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Try a trade for $50

"Students can try introductory courses in several different pathways including culinary arts, early childhood, automotive, baking, machine manufacturing, electrical work and drafting.

Administrators at Renton Technical College hope the program will reduce barriers for young potential students and community members to pursue a trade career education and that it will help get more students on campus."

#RentonTechnicalCollege #tradeschool #trade #industry #techschool

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

1 month 1 week ago

"We would like to invite you to an upcoming seminar called Civil Righteousness at Sunset Community Church on Oct 29, 9am-2pm. It will be a seminar on issues of race and justice. The speaker is JT Thomas (actor, activist, pastor, producer and social entrepreneur) who leads an organization called Civil Righteousness in Ferguson, Missouri civilrighteousness.org/. If you are interested in attending, here's the link to the event with more info to sign up: www.eventbrite.com/e/civil-righteousness-tickets-404237514287?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=escb #renton #civilrighteousness #sunsetcommunitychurch #racialjustice #racialhealing #mlk #activism #pastor

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

1 month 2 weeks ago

Mobile Medical Clinic For Seattle and South King County "October The mobile program is for people who are living homeless (or were recently homeless) only Mobile Medical does not charge a fee and does not require insurance. No appointment is necessary. For more information, contact: Sarah Pache, RN: (206) 549-5562 Jose Carpio, Outreach: (206) 718-4513 Visit us at www.kingcounty.gov/mobilemed" #mobilemed #freemedical #freecheckup #southkingcounty #kingcounty #seattle #auburn #renton #homelessness #dental #freedental

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

1 month 2 weeks ago

October 2022 "SLIDING SCALE VETERINARY CARE Free for folks living homeless Low-cost for folks housed with low-income We are partnering with WA Department of Health to provide free COVID vaccinations and boosters for people-Vaccination open seattlevet.orglcalendar for vaccine dates. Schedule subject to change. Please check seattlevet.org/calendar for current schedule. While we would love to help everyone, veterinary service is reserved for those living homeless or with a low income. Income is verified at clinics. Please bring your SNAP, EBT, WIC, SSI, or TANF cards. Alternatively, a letter confirming that you are living in subsidized housing or receiving housing vouchers is also acceptable. Arrive early!! Space is limited. First come, first serve." #freeclinic #freeveterinary #veterinaryclinic #slidingscale #wa #doh #covidvacccination #snap #ebt #wic #ssi #tanf #subsidizedhousing #seattle #kingcounty

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

1 month 2 weeks ago

'Join us at our King County office for this FREE workshop this Saturday, October 15th, 2022!' Register: armsaroundyou.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=230c2a2a259d61cb9bff66552&id=459cff8aec&e=7380303e73 "Have you suffered a traumatic event and/or do you struggle with substance use? Seeking safety might be just what you are looking for. What to expect: - Find healing from the challenging effects caused by trauma and/or substance use. -Learn new coping skills for everyday life. -Gain support and hope from others facing similar experiences. -Discover a new ways to feel good about yourself and to enjoy life. - Feel less alone. - Feel empowered that things CAN get better. Registration recommended, but not required for this FREE community event! Space is limited!" #ArmsAroundYou #AAY #seattle #communityevent #substanceuse #recovery #ptsd #workshop

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

2 months 2 weeks ago

1) TONIGHT Sept 15 is the application deadline for those who want to be considered for the Lottery for Longshoremen Jobs at the Port of Seattle - Longshoremen average annual pay is $100K. More details, job requirements, and apply at seattle.casualdrawingapp.net/public

2) FREE Employment Program specifically for King County residents impacted by the Criminal Legal System. Eligible for those recently charged, recently released, or recently pre-released from legal system. Contact Anu Waku at TRAC Associates anu@tracassoc.com 206-498-3522

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

3 months 2 days ago

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

3 months 1 week ago

"Learn about the importance of safe firearm storage, especially for homes with children and teens, and get a free lock box or trigger lock.

Register to attend: cvent.me/lEVqZa

• Get training on how to use a lock box and trigger lock.
• One free lock box or trigger lock per person (max of two items per household).
• Must be 18 or older and present to receive item. No ID required.
• Supplies are limited. Registration recommended to guarantee a lock box or trigger lock (walk-ups welcomed as first come first served).

To learn more on firearm safety visit: seattlechildrens.org/firearmsafety"

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

3 months 2 weeks ago

Seattle Arab Festival takes place in-person this weekend: August 13-14, 11am-7pm at the Armory Food & Event Hall and Mural Amphitheatre. The festival is produced in partnership with Seattle Arab Festival (SAF) committee. It is free and open to the public. Seattle Arab Festival is a non-profit cultural organization that aims for fostering a deeper understanding of the Arab world and cultivating an appreciation for its cultural richness and vibrancy through educational programs and community outreach events. They also aim to promote Arab-owned businesses to make it feel like home and help overcome language barriers where they exist in the community. 📅 View schedule: seattlecenter.com/events/featured-events/festal/seattle-arab-festival In 2022, Seattle Center Festál is celebrating 🎉 25 years of stories and traditions. The theme, "Where the World Gathers" 🌎 links together the series of 24 free festivals presented throughout the year, each with a unique cultural focus, identity, and range of engaging activities. #festal2022 #festal25 #WheretheWorldGathers #seattlecenter #scfestal #seattlecenterfestal #ArabFestival #SeattleArabs #SeattleArabsFestival #ArabFest #SeattleArabFest #SeattleArabFestival #ArabicFestival #ArabicFestivalSeattle #SeattleArabicFestival #ArabicFestival #ArabFestival

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

3 months 3 weeks ago

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DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

3 months 3 weeks ago

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DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

3 months 3 weeks ago

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

3 months 3 weeks ago

From Embodied Black Girl "It's 100% free to participate live and it's happening online from August 17th-August 20th! Join us for free and let's center healing for ourselves and our communities! embodiedblackgirl.com/global-healing 🎉We’re hosting our 3rd Annual Global Healing Festival!!! This free online festival is for melanated folks across the diaspora! Join us for 4 days of magic and medicine with some of the most brilliant culture-shapers of our time! We have an incredible mosaic of guests! Some of them are... ⋆Layla Saad, New York Times + Sunday Times Bestselling Author ⋆Jennifer Mullan, Decolonizing Therapy ⋆Juliet Diaz, Bestselling Author ⋆Sabia Wade, The Black Doula ⋆Juliana Luna, The Aluna Method along with many others and hosted by Embodied Black Girl founder Thérèse Cator! Through live experiential workshops you’ll explore themes around intergenerational healing, trauma, somatics, spirituality, leadership, embodiment and more. It's going to be an interweaving of arts, movement, storytelling, pleasure and more." #EmbodiedBlackGirl #blackauthors #BlackDoula #blackmentalhealth

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

4 months 10 hours ago

Umoja Fest & Parade
"August 5-7, 2022 join us! Bring the whole family out, it's free for everyone! Raheem DeVaughn will headline the Soul in the City stage on Saturday, August 6, 2022.

Umoja Fest Parade - Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 1 pm

Follow for updates & please share this post!

See you there!

#UmojaFest2022
#CDorSeeMe
#BuildAfricatown
#africatownsummerofsoul"

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

4 months 2 weeks ago

"Amanda Mela is an outdoor festival held at the Redmond City Hall campus, drawing around 25,000 attendees over a glorious summer weekend, and it is sure to be a memorably pleasant experience for you and your loved ones. 𝑾𝒉𝒆𝒏: July 30th and 31st, 12 noon to 9 pm 𝑾𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆: Redmond City Hall, 15670 NE 85th St, Redmond, WA 98052 The Joyful Festival of India - Ananda Mela - is back in town this year after 2 other successful events serving Washingtonians. 𝑭𝑹𝑬𝑬 𝒑𝒂𝒓𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈, 𝑭𝑹𝑬𝑬 𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒓𝒚, 𝑭𝑹𝑬𝑬 𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒓𝒕𝒂𝒊𝒏𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕, 𝒄𝒉𝒊𝒍𝒅-𝒇𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒏𝒅𝒍𝒚 𝒇𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒂𝒍, and we warmly welcome all Washingtonians to join us. Just 𝑹𝑺𝑽𝑷 at our Facebook event to help us plan better (www.facebook.com/events/562420608706582/562422462039730/). And if you'd like to 𝒗𝒐𝒍𝒖𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒆𝒓, or 𝒑𝒆𝒓𝙛𝒐𝒓𝒎 at the festival, or have your own 𝒗𝒆𝒏𝒅𝒐𝒓 𝒃𝒐𝒐𝒕𝒉 at the festival, we have specific registration links at the end of this text. 𝑫𝒆𝒕𝒂𝒊𝒍𝒔: As one of the largest cultural festivals in the Pacific Northwest, Ananda Mela mind-blowingly showcases the diversity of incredible India. It is a wonderful opportunity to experience the beauty and artistry of India. To name a few, you will get to 𝒊𝒎𝒎𝒆𝒓𝒔𝒆 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒓𝒔𝒆𝒍𝙛 𝒊𝒏: • live music and dance • traditional mouth-watering Indian delicacies • arts and crafts

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

4 months 2 weeks ago

Hosted by Arms Around You & #FreshStartPS WWW.FRESHSTARTPS.ORG BUILDING HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES FREE HEALTHCARE EVENT ADDRESS: GARFIELD RECREATION CENTER 2323 East Cherry St. Seattle, WA 98122 TIME: 11.00AM - 3.00PM DATE: 07/23/2022 "Hello Community! Fresh Start PS & Arms Around You are hosting a Healthier Here Healthcare event this coming Saturday at Garfield Recreation Center from 11:00am-3:00pm. Can you please pass this information along to your network and to your colleagues. This event is to help assist the BIPOC communities with healthcare resources, provide a healthier community and bring us closer together to be able to connect with providers in those times of need. All are welcome to attend and we look forward to seeing everyone. I have attached the flyer for this event please SHARE! Have a wonderful week and thank you for your service." SPONSORED BY: King County, Washington - Government & #HEALTHIERHERE #UnitedHealthcare #UrbanLeagueofMetropolitanSeattle

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

4 months 2 weeks ago

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: facebook.com/events/s/a-realconvo-with-black-men-abo/392319132765634/ We need to talk about the intersection between Black men, mental health, and suicide prevention – but first, we need to listen. This special Facebook Live conversation, moderated by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Senior Vice President of Research, Dr. Jill Harkavy-Friedman, along with panelists Doug Middleton, David Threatt, and Phillip Tyler, will consider aspects and questions reflective of the Black male experience in relation to mental health. What cultural considerations are involved when it comes to seeking or offering help? How do Black men talk about mental health with their friends and family? What resources are available when someone needs support? How can we encourage openness and help-seeking? These questions will be discussed from the unique perspectives of someone who has lost a son to suicide; someone who has lost his best friend; and someone with his own lived experience of a suicide attempt. We hope you’ll join us for this enlightening conversation that will shed light on this important topic. #BlackMentalHealth #BlackMen #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention #mentalhealth #suicidalawareness

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

4 months 2 weeks ago

Reimagining Death Monday, July 18 8:00am-9:00am PDT FREE A deep cross-cultural exploration of our ancestor's views of death followed by a meditation and an invitation to reimagine our relation to our death, death itself, and how it can affect living life. "Death is the only friend who has been by my side the whole time- a true witness to my life." In many earth-based cultures around the world, we see that death is a living entity or spirit that guides us- it has an essence. In some cases, like the Mexica-Azteca, there is no word for death, but rather, we transcend and go back to the fountain of life. This voyage can be seen from Greeks to Celtics, to Mayans. Our earthly ancestors have gifted us a blueprint for death and how we can relate to it so we don't have to suffer when it is time- however, and whenever that is. Join us, on this journey of reimagining Death. This is the introduction to a cohort that will begin on October 1. Mariana Bandera is an anthropologist and archaeologist who has an affinity to ceremonies around the world that help preserve wisdom and remembrance. Under the guidance of her

DMHS Community Offerings - Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc.

4 months 2 weeks ago

UW Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences #CoLab: " EXPANDING CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CHILD & FAMILY MENTAL HEALTHCARE IN WASHINGTON STATE University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle WA 98195 • uwcolab.org Call for participation: The CoLab for Community and Behavioral Health Policy seeks people with lived experience, work experience, or other forms of expertise in behavioral health care, racial equity and/or promoting health equity who are interested in contributing to a statewide initiative to promote culturally responsive mental healthcare. A B O U T T H E P R O J E C T H O W Y O U C A N P A R T I C I P A T E Core Design Team Advisory Team Public Input Community Engaged Design Process GOAL | Create a community behavioral health system in WA that is more culturally responsive, equitable, and effective in the services it provides to children and families. Ideally, this will allow for more families to have access to services that promote true healing and mental health wellness. AIMS | Through a community engaged, participatory design process: 1. Help behavioral health agencies better support community needs through organizational support 2. Develop

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