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MENTAL HEALTH  MENTAL HEALTH RSS Feed
               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; GAMBLING; HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY; HOSPITALS; INSURANCE; PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRISTS; PSYCHOLOGISTS; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER; TITLE ONLY BILLS)
Advance directives, mental health, work group for examining use, convening: SB 6591, SSB 6591, 2SSB 6591
American Indians/Alaska Natives, suicide/drug overdose crisis, addressing: HB 2754, SB 6258
Anxiety level of health care patients, provider assessment: HB 1920
Behavioral health administrative services organizations, B&O tax deduction, when: SHB 1483, * HB 2943 (2020), SB 6639
Behavioral health administrative services organizations, health plan premium tax: HB 2843
Behavioral health caregivers/counselors, sexual harassment/assault of, preventing: * ESSB 5258, CH 392 (2019)
Behavioral health facilities, department of, and interagency work group, creating: HB 2054
Behavioral health facilities, for homeless, city/county parcels zoned/suitable/feasible for: SHB 2649
Behavioral health facilities/services, King county payroll expense tax use for: HB 2948, SB 6692
Behavioral health innovation and integration campus at UW, creating: HB 1593, SHB 1593, * E2SHB 1593, CH 323 (2019), SB 5516, SSB 5516
Behavioral health ombuds, state office of the, establishing: HB 2386, SHB 2386, 2SHB 2386
Behavioral health organizations, B&O tax deduction, when: HB 1483, SHB 1483
Behavioral health organizations, MCOs and BH-ASOs, duties of: SB 6469
Behavioral health organizations, reallocation of duties to MCOs and BH-ASOs: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Behavioral health professionals, advanced peer support specialist credential: * 2SHB 1907, CH 446 (2019), SB 5055
Behavioral health professionals, bachelor's level credential: SB 5053
Behavioral health professionals, designated crisis responder protocols: * 2SHB 1907, CH 446 (2019)
Behavioral health professionals, dialectical behavior therapy certificate programs: HB 1721
Behavioral health professionals, evidence-based practices programs: HB 1876, SHB 1876, SB 5903, SSB 5903
Behavioral health professionals, geriatric behavioral health workers: * HB 1349, CH 12 (2019), SB 5454
Behavioral health professionals, loan repayment awards, when: HB 1721
Behavioral health professionals, loan repayment program, establishing: HB 1668, SHB 1668, * 2SHB 1668, CH 302 (2019)
Behavioral health professionals, reciprocity program: * SB 5054, CH 351 (2019) PV
Behavioral health professionals, residential treatment facilities, provisions: HB 2883, * SHB 2883, CH 185 (2020), SB 6634
Behavioral health professions, opportunity grant and scholarship programs: HB 1850, SB 5635
Behavioral health providers, medicaid rate increases, operating budget funds use: * EHB 2584 (2020)
Behavioral health providers, state law and best practices, online training: HB 1876, SHB 1876, SB 5903, SSB 5903
Behavioral health providers, training to be chemical dependency counselors: HB 1729, SHB 1729, SB 5715, SSB 5715
Behavioral health services and training, by organizations, B&O tax deduction: SB 5637
Behavioral health services, client criminal justice system involvement reduction: SB 5056
Behavioral health services, criminal justice system-involved persons needing: HB 1767, SHB 1767, * 2SHB 1767, CH 378 (2019)
Behavioral health services, for adolescents, access to: HB 1874, SHB 1874, * E2SHB 1874, CH 381 (2019), SB 5904, SSB 5904
Behavioral health services, government-funded program, B&O tax deduction: HB 1483, SHB 1483, * HB 2943 (2020), SB 6639
Behavioral health services, health/social welfare organizations, B&O tax deduction: HB 1483, SHB 1483, * HB 2943 (2020), SB 6639
Behavioral health services, information for higher education students: HB 1735
Behavioral health services, offender reentry community services work group: SB 6638
Behavioral health services, offender reentry services before and after release: SB 6638, ESSB 6638
Behavioral health services, offender reentry services work group: ESSB 6638
Behavioral health services, pharmaceutical advertising sales surcharge for: SB 5659
Behavioral health services, plan for community and technical colleges: HB 1735
Behavioral health services, prevention and family services and programs: * HB 1900, CH 172 (2019), SB 5826
Behavioral health services, state-funded via intermediaries, rates review: HB 2944
Behavioral health students, dialectical behavior therapy certificate programs: HB 1721
Behavioral health students, internships/supervision, grant program, studying: HB 1668, SHB 1668
Behavioral health, community behavioral health services act, chapter 71.24 as: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019), SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Behavioral health, community facilities, bonds for capital improvements: SB 5537, SSB 5537
Behavioral health, community facilities, new types of: HB 1394, SHB 1394, * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019), SB 5431, SSB 5431, 2SSB 5431
Behavioral health, enhanced services facilities, admission criteria: HB 2448, * SHB 2448 (2020)
Behavioral health, evaluation and treatment facilities, co-occurring disorders: SB 6469
Behavioral health, full integration implementation: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Behavioral health, managed care organizations and BH administrative services organizations: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Behavioral health, secure withdrawal management and stabilization facilities: SB 6469
Behavioral health, Washington health corps initiative for professionals: HB 1668, SHB 1668, * 2SHB 1668, CH 302 (2019)
Behavioral health, workforce academic and career pathway programs: SB 5633, SSB 5633
Children and youth behavioral health work group, members, recommendations, advisory group: HB 2737, SHB 2737, * 2SHB 2737, CH 130 (2020), SB 6588
Children and youth behavioral health work group, renaming previous group as: HB 2737, SHB 2737, * 2SHB 2737, CH 130 (2020), SB 6588
Children's mental health work group, members, recommendations, and advisory group: * 2SSB 5903, CH 360 (2019)
Children's mental health, comprehensive strategies for behavioral health services: * 2SSB 5903, CH 360 (2019)
Children's mental health, comprehensive strategies for services/supports: HB 1876, SHB 1876, SB 5903, SSB 5903
Children's mental health, infant/early childhood programs/consultation model: HB 1876, SHB 1876, SB 5903, SSB 5903
Children's mental health, parents' right to direct, parents' bill of rights: HB 2928, SB 6664
Children's mental health, partnership access line activities/services, funding model for: * 2SSB 5903, CH 360 (2019)
Commitment, involuntary, "likelihood of serious harm" and "gravely disabled": HB 1814, SB 5720, SSB 5720, * 2E2SSB 5720 (2020)
Commitment, involuntary, certain offenders, reentry community safety program: SB 5048
Commitment, involuntary, certified facility admission from single bed certification: SB 6024
Commitment, involuntary, community and state hospital care, work group: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Commitment, involuntary, designated crisis responders, video/audio use: HB 2099, * ESHB 2099, CH 5 (2020)
Commitment, involuntary, detained then released, firearm prohibition: SB 5181, * SSB 5181, CH 247 (2019)
Commitment, involuntary, discharge planning, criminal history disclosure: HB 1826, SHB 1826
Commitment, involuntary, diversion of veterans from: HB 1759, SB 5047, SSB 5047
Commitment, involuntary, gravely disabled persons, manifesting self-neglect: SB 6458
Commitment, involuntary, Indian tribe exclusive jurisdiction, when: HB 2750, SB 6259, * SSB 6259, CH 256 (2020)
Commitment, involuntary, initial detention and single-bed certifications: HB 1814, SB 5720, SSB 5720, * 2E2SSB 5720 (2020)
Commitment, involuntary, involuntary treatment act work group, establishing: SSB 5720, * 2E2SSB 5720 (2020)
Commitment, involuntary, long-term treatment role of community facilities: SB 5041, SB 5045
Commitment, involuntary, long-term treatment via managed care: SB 5045
Commitment, involuntary, minor provisions and adult provisions: HB 1814, SB 5720, SSB 5720, * 2E2SSB 5720 (2020)
Commitment, involuntary, of incapacitated person by guardian: SB 5114
Commitment, involuntary, person's last known address and voting districts: SB 5287, SSB 5287, * 2SSB 5287, CH 456 (2019) PV
Commitment, involuntary, release to less restrictive alternative: SB 5038, SB 5040, SB 5048
Commitment, involuntary, various additional provisions: HB 1814, SB 5720, SSB 5720, * 2E2SSB 5720 (2020)
Commitment, involuntary, video technology use during interview: HB 2099, * ESHB 2099, CH 5 (2020)
Costs for care, health care cost transparency board, establishing: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457 (2020)
Court appointed resource executor (CARE) officers, pilot program: SB 6109
Criminal justice system-involved persons, grants for therapeutic courts for: HB 2863
Criminally insane, competency evaluations and/or restoration: HB 1513, SHB 1513, 2SHB 1513, SB 5039, SB 5444, SSB 5444, * E2SSB 5444, CH 326 (2019)
Criminally insane, competency evaluators: HB 1100, SHB 1100, HB 2301, SHB 2301, SB 5046
Criminally insane, competency restoration workers for, PSERS plan 2: * HB 2189, CH 108 (2020)
Criminally insane, forensic navigators, appointment of: HB 1513, SHB 1513, 2SHB 1513, SB 5444, SSB 5444, * E2SSB 5444, CH 326 (2019)
Criminally insane, forensic services, health care information disclosure: * HB 2416, CH 81 (2020)
Criminally insane, reentry community safety program: SB 5048
Criminally insane, reentry community safety program, renaming: SB 6638, ESSB 6638
Criminally insane, reentry community services program, establishing: SB 6638, ESSB 6638
Deadly force, by officer, mental health training provisions relevant to: HB 1064, * SHB 1064, CH 4 (2019), SB 5029
Early learning providers, mental health consultation system: HB 2661, SHB 2661
Electroconvulsant therapy, provisions: SB 5842
Evaluations, under involuntary treatment act, conducting by video: HB 1678
Executorships, persons with behavioral health disorders, CARE officers for: SB 6109
Explosives licensing, denial or revocation, criteria to include mental illness: HB 2805
Family reconciliation services, for families or youth experiencing conflict: HB 2873, * SHB 2873, CH 51 (2020), SB 6611, SSB 6611
Funding, developmental disabilities and mental health property tax levy: HB 1718
Geriatric behavioral health workers, provisions: * HB 1349, CH 12 (2019), SB 5454
Gravely disabled persons, guardianship pilot program: SB 5114
Gravely disabled persons/minors, manifesting self-neglect, blue flag law: SB 6458
Gun violence victims, helpline/referral service/counseling/therapy guide: SB 6553, SSB 6553
Health benefit plans, mental health services for, modifying for parity: HB 1447
Health benefit plans, mental health wellness examinations: SB 6685
Health care coverage for mental health/substance use disorder, requirement: HB 2338, * SHB 2338 (2020)
Health carrier behavioral health network access standards: * ESHB 1099, CH 11 (2019)
Hospitals, private, multistate license-holding nurses, reporting number of: SSB 6209
Hospitals, psychiatric, inspection and licensing standards enforcement: * SHB 2426, CH 115 (2020), SSB 6274
Hospitals, psychiatric, inspection and provisional license: HB 2426, SB 6274
Hospitals, psychiatric, patient elopements and deaths, reporting of: HB 2426, * SHB 2426, CH 115 (2020), SB 6274, SSB 6274
Hospitals, psychiatric, rate-setting by new commission, when: HB 1693
Hospitals, psychiatric, technical assistance for: * SHB 2426, CH 115 (2020), SSB 6274
Hospitals, state, and community facilities, long-term inpatient care, work group: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Hospitals, state, community facilities as alternative to: SB 5041, SB 5045, SB 5537, SSB 5537
Hospitals, state, department of behavioral health facilities, creating: HB 2054
Hospitals, state, transferring licensing and inspection to department of health: SB 6600
Incompetent persons, health care informed consent for: * EHB 1175, CH 209 (2019)
Incompetent to stand trial, firearm possession prohibition, when: * SB 5205, CH 248 (2019)
Insanity, not guilty by reason of, driving under influence provisions: HB 2590
Insanity, not guilty by reason of, restoration of right to possess firearms: SB 6289, SSB 6289
Law enforcement officer mental health and wellness, task force on, convening: SB 6570, * SSB 6570 (2020)
Law enforcement officers, behavioral health, task force/pilot projects/grants: SB 6570, * SSB 6570 (2020)
Legislative bills concerning mental health, fiscal notes to include fiscal impact: SB 5636, SSB 5636
Medical assistance, psychiatric per diem payments to rural hospitals: * HB 1534, CH 116 (2019)
Mental health disorders, changing to "behavioral health disorders": HB 1814, SB 5720, SSB 5720, * 2E2SSB 5720 (2020)
Mental health professionals, providers who qualify as: HB 1874, SB 5904
Music therapists, certification of, and advisory committee: HB 2707
Music therapists, licensing of, and advisory committee: HB 2706, SB 5485, ESSB 5485
Partnership access line for moms and kids, pilot program, requirements: HB 2728
Partnership access lines for providers/moms/kids, and psychiatric consultation call center: * SHB 2728 (2020)
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections: HB 2745
Pediatric neuropsychiatric conditions, PANDAS and PANS awareness day: HB 2847
Post-traumatic stress disorder, 911 dispatch personnel, occupational disease: HB 2758
Post-traumatic stress disorder, public safety telecommunicators, occupational disease: * SHB 2758 (2020)
Post-traumatic stress disorder, veterans with, military caregivers and spouses caring for, recognizing: * HR 4645 (2020), SR 8658
Post-traumatic stress injuries, importance of educating victims and public, recognizing: * SR 8625 (2019)
Protection orders, extreme risk, when threat of harm to certain groups: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Psychiatric consultation call center, implementing: * SHB 2728 (2020)
Psychiatric pharmacist practitioners, role of: HB 2888, SB 6609
Psychologists, prescriptive authority for, certification to exercise: HB 2967
Psychologists, reciprocity program: * SB 5054, CH 351 (2019) PV
Psychologists, school, continuing certification, suicide training: HB 2643, SHB 2643
Psychosis, early identification and intervention, specialty care programs for, statewide plan: * 2SSB 5903, CH 360 (2019)
Records, mental health services, provider or facility disclosure, when: SB 5660
Self-harm, potential hotline/program for reporting, establishing: SB 5835
Self-neglect, gravely disabled persons or minors manifesting, blue flag law: SB 6458
Sensitive health care services, mental health services as: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Services, disruption by labor unrest, contract assurance, DSHS role: * SB 6096, CH 201 (2020)
Students, adverse childhood experiences in healthy youth survey: SB 6191, * SSB 6191, CH 251 (2020)
Students, behavioral health system for, learning assistance program role: HB 2717, SB 6132
Students, mental health promotion and suicide prevention program, establishing: HB 1221
Students, student health and well-being primary contact, in each building: SB 5685
Students, student supports work group, convening: HB 1876, SB 5903, SSB 5903
Suicide, "safer homes, suicide aware" task force, project, and account: HB 1648, SHB 1648
Suicide, alert and response system, work group on enhancing, convening: HB 2563
Suicide, assessment and treatment training, athletic trainers to complete: HB 1689, SB 5688, * ESSB 5688, CH 358 (2019)
Suicide, assessment/treatment training for mental health professionals: HB 2411, * ESHB 2411 (2020)
Suicide, assessment/treatment training for optometrists: HB 2411, * ESHB 2411 (2020)
Suicide, by law enforcement officers, prevention efforts: SB 6570, * SSB 6570 (2020)
Suicide, deaths and attempts, data and reporting requirements: HB 2563
Suicide, mental health promotion and suicide prevention program, establishing: HB 1221
Suicide, prevention and crisis intervention information on identification cards: HB 2589, * SHB 2589, CH 39 (2020), SB 6449
Suicide, prevention awareness training for construction workers: * ESHB 2411 (2020), HB 2564
Suicide, prevention training program for acupuncture/Eastern medicine practitioners: * ESHB 2411 (2020)
Suicide, prevention training program for health care professionals: HB 2411, * ESHB 2411 (2020)
Suicide, prevention training program for veterinarians/veterinary technicians: HB 2411, * ESHB 2411 (2020)
Suicide, school-based behavioral health and suicide prevention advisory group: HB 2737, SHB 2737, * 2SHB 2737, CH 130 (2020), SB 6588
Suicide, screening/referral training for educator continuing certification: HB 2643, SHB 2643
Suicide, telehealth training/treatment program to aid at-risk students: SB 5389, 2ESSB 5389
Suicide, Washington youth suicide review team, establishing: HB 1240, SHB 1240
Suicide/addiction crisis, American Indians/Alaska Natives, addressing: * SSB 6259, CH 256 (2020)
Suicide/drug overdose crisis, American Indians/Alaska Natives, addressing: HB 2754, SB 6258
Telebehavioral health programs, partnership access lines and psychiatric consultation call center as: * SHB 2728 (2020)
Telebehavioral health video call center, implementing: HB 2728
Telehealth training/treatment program to aid at-risk students: SB 5389, 2ESSB 5389
Telepsychiatry, offering consultations via, provisions: SHB 1593, * E2SHB 1593, CH 323 (2019)
Telepsychology, psychology interjurisdictional compact act: HB 2408, SB 6549
Treatment, admission to certified facility from single bed certification, as priority: SB 6024
Treatment, adolescents, in residential centers, when medical necessity: HB 2883, * SHB 2883, CH 185 (2020), SB 6634
Treatment, certified crisis facilities, behavioral health co-occurring disorders: SB 6469
Treatment, community behavioral health services act, chapter 71.24 as: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019), SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Treatment, community facilities for behavioral health, capital improvements: SB 5537, SSB 5537
Treatment, community facilities for behavioral health, grants for: SSB 5537
Treatment, community facilities for behavioral health, new types of: HB 1394, SHB 1394, * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019), SB 5431, SSB 5431, 2SSB 5431
Treatment, community facilities, for persons with violent history, work group: HB 1828
Treatment, for adolescents, access to: HB 1874, SHB 1874, * E2SHB 1874, CH 381 (2019), SB 5904, SSB 5904
Treatment, gun violence victims, helpline/referral service/counseling/therapy guide: SB 6553, SSB 6553
Treatment, initial detention and single-bed certifications: HB 1814, SB 5720, SSB 5720, * 2E2SSB 5720 (2020)
Treatment, involuntary treatment act work group, establishing: SSB 5720, * 2E2SSB 5720 (2020)
Treatment, long-term inpatient, community and state hospital care, work group: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Treatment, long-term inpatient, community hospital and facility role: SB 5041, SB 5045
Treatment, long-term inpatient, discharge planning, criminal history disclosure: HB 1826, SHB 1826
Treatment, long-term inpatient, managed care capitation risk model: SB 5045
Treatment, mental health drop-in center services pilot program: * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019)
Treatment, mental health peer respite centers: * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019)
Treatment, persons with developmental disabilities and behavior health needs: * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019)
Treatment, qualified residential programs licensed as group care facilities: * HB 1900, CH 172 (2019), SB 5826
Treatment, single-bed certification, transfer to evaluation/treatment facility from: HB 2114
Treatment, wilderness therapy programs for troubled youth: SB 6637
Veterans attending colleges, mental health counselors for: HB 1716, SB 5428, SSB 5428
Volunteer programs, in state government, review of: SB 5265, * SSB 5265, CH 45 (2019)
Wellness examinations, for mental health, requiring health plan coverage for: SB 6685
Wilderness therapy programs, for troubled youth, licensing: SB 6637
Youth, at-risk, family reconciliation services when experiencing conflict: HB 2873, * SHB 2873, CH 51 (2020), SB 6611, SSB 6611