Monday, November 18, 2019
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall – 301 Mercer St, Seattle
Free and Open to All
Registration opens in September.
King County’s 2019 behavioral health legislative forum will include:
- Opportunities for community members to connect with legislators and county councilmembers before the program.
- Remarks by King County Executive Dow Constantine.
- King County’s proposed behavioral health legislative priorities for 2020.
- Compelling personal stories from individuals in behavioral health recovery.
- The perspectives and priorities of legislators and county councilmembers.
For those who can arrive early, a fun and interactive Recovery in Action event will begin at 4:30pm before the forum.
To add the forum to your calendar, click "Add to Calendar" on the forum's Eventbrite Page.
2018 Legislative Forum Participants by the numbers:
- Around 800 community members
- 17 state legislators & 2 county councilmembers
- 31 total federal/state/county legislative offices represented
- 15 legislators met informally with at least 175 constituents
- 53 community organization co-sponsors
- View the video of the 2018 Legislative Forum Program!
2018 Forum Co-Sponsors:
- Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute
- American Behavioral Health Systems
- Asian Counseling and Referral Service
- Atlantic Street Center
- Cascade Behavioral Health
- Center for Human Services
- Chad's Legacy Project
- Community Health Plan of Washington
- Coordinated Care
- Crisis Connections
- Downtown Emergency Service Center
- Evergreen Health
- Evergreen Treatment Services
- Facing Addiction
- Fairfax Behavioral Health
- Friends of Youth
- Harborview Medical Center
- Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
- Health Management Associates
- HERO House
- Intercept Associates
- Kent Youth and Family Services
- King County Behavioral Health and Advisory Board
- King County Behavioral Health Ombuds
- King County Peer Network
- King County Recovery Coaltion
- League of Women Voters of Seattle/King County
- Mothers of the Mentally Ill (MOMI)
- MultiCare Behavioral Health
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Eastside
- NAMI Seattle
- NAMI Washington
- Nexus Youth and Families
- Pioneer Human Services
- Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington
- Recovery Café
- Seattle Area Support Groups and Community Center
- The Stability Network
- Therapeutic Health Services
- United Peers of Washington
- Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care
- WAPI Community Services
- Washington Association for Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention
- Washington Recovery Alliance
- YMCA of Greater Seattle
- Youth Eastside Services