mental health Section

VIDEO: Noble Healthcare’s Open House for proposed mental health care facility

VIDEO: Noble Healthcare’s Open House for proposed mental health care facility

On Thursday night, Jan. 10, 2019, an Open House was held by Noble Healthcare for their proposed new long-term care facility for individuals with mental health needs in Seahurst. This event – which... [Read more]

LETTER: Residents share concerns about proposed mental health facility

LETTER: Residents share concerns about proposed mental health facility

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Concerned Seahurst Residents’ Response... [Read more]

Reception for Artist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger will be Friday at Scarlet Ibis

Reception for Artist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger will be Friday at Scarlet Ibis

A Reception for Artist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger will be held at Burien’s Scarlet Ibis Gallery this Friday, Feb. 2, from 6 – 10 p.m. In February and March 2018, Scarlet Ibis Gallery will be... [Read more]

Navos holds annual Holiday Dinner for its clients

Navos holds annual Holiday Dinner for its clients

On Tuesday (Nov. 21, 2017), Navos, a leading community mental health provider in the Northwest, hosted its annual holiday dinner for clients. For many of them who live in poverty due to their mental... [Read more]

Burien Library hosting ‘News Literacy Roundtable’ on Mental Health May 15

Burien Library hosting ‘News Literacy Roundtable’ on Mental Health May 15

The King County Library System is convening a series of facilitated discussions hosted by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) as part of ASNE’s National Community and News Literacy Roundtables... [Read more]

‘Zero Suicide’ conference will be held in Burien on Friday, Feb. 26

‘Zero Suicide’ conference will be held in Burien on Friday, Feb. 26

A ‘Zero Suicide‘ conference will be held at the Criminal Justice Training Center in Burien on Friday, Feb 26, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This even meets the state requirements for suicide... [Read more]

VIDEO: Gov. Jay Inslee launches gun control initiative at Navos in Burien

VIDEO: Gov. Jay Inslee launches gun control initiative at Navos in Burien

Story, Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer The day after President Obama made an emotional speech on gun control, Gov. Jay Inslee came to Burien’s Navos Mental Health facility where he announced... [Read more]

PODCAST: Mental health facility to move to Kent; Jack Mayne; Snow? & more

PODCAST: Mental health facility to move to Kent; Jack Mayne; Snow? & more

Here’s episode #29 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

City of Burien issues proclamations recognizing Teachers & Mental Health

City of Burien issues proclamations recognizing Teachers & Mental Health

The City of Burien on Monday night issued two proclamations, recognizing Oct. 5, 2015 as World Teachers’ Day, and Oct. 10 as World Mental Health Day. WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY World Teachers’ Day... [Read more]

Grand Opening celebration for Navos new location will be Thursday

Grand Opening celebration for Navos new location will be Thursday

Local dignitaries, community members, and citizens will gather to celebrate the grand opening of Navos’ new Behavioral Healthcare Center for children, youth, families, and young adults on Lake Burien this Thursday,... [Read more]

Navos hosts holiday dinner in Burien for over 250

Navos hosts holiday dinner in Burien for over 250

On Tuesday (Nov. 25), Navos, a leading community mental health provider in the Northwest, hosted a holiday dinner for over 250 clients. For many of them – who live in poverty due to their mental... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Groundbreaking for new Navos facility will be Sept. 26

SAVE THE DATE: Groundbreaking for new Navos facility will be Sept. 26

A groundbreaking ceremony for Navos’ new Center of Excellence for Children, Youth and Families will be from 9 – 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26. “The Behavioral Healthcare Center of Excellence... [Read more]

Hanbleceya and its leaders fined for investment law violations

Hanbleceya and its leaders fined for investment law violations

by Jack Mayne Two people involved in Hanbleceya, the now defunct Normandy Park mental health treatment and housing program, and the ownership corporation have been fined assessed costs totaling $18,500... [Read more]

After two years, Hanbleceya will be leaving Normandy Park by July 12

After two years, Hanbleceya will be leaving Normandy Park by July 12

Kerry Paulson of Hanbleceya. by Jack Mayne Kerry Paulson, managing partner of adult care home Hanbleceya says July 12 will be the organization’s last day in Normandy Park. Hanbleceya bills itself as... [Read more]

No license needed for Hanbleceya’s mental health homes in Normandy Park

No license needed for Hanbleceya’s mental health homes in Normandy Park

by Jack Mayne Hanbleceya is operating four of five facilities in Normandy Park without licenses because there are no health care licenses for their facilities either from the State of Washington or from... [Read more]