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               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRISTS; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
Antipsychotic medications, children in foster care, second opinion review requirement: * SHB 1879, CH 283 (2015), HB 1932, SHB 1932
Aversion therapies, performing on patients under 18, prohibitions: SB 5870, SSB 5870
Beds, certain grant-funded hospital projects for adding, certificate of need exemption: * EHB 2212, CH 22 (2015), SB 6086
Beds, in evaluation and treatment facilities, data for understanding need, reporting to provide: HB 1401, SB 5644, SSB 5644, SB 5645, SSB 5645, * E2SSB 5649, CH 269 (2015)
Beds, single-bed certification when evaluation and treatment beds not available: SSB 5644, * E2SSB 5649, CH 269 (2015)
Behavioral health and medical services, via managed care in regional service area, certain reimbursements, when: SB 5924
Behavioral health organizations, B&O tax deduction for certain amounts received, extending expiration: HB 2028, SB 6477, SSB 6477
Behavioral health organizations, charging BHO's for days of care at state hospitals to incentivize alternatives: SB 6656
Behavioral health services, combined mental health and chemical dependency services, repealing 2014 act: HB 2228
Behavioral health services, integrated behavioral health training centers of excellence, establishing: HB 2927
Behavioral health services, providing, training for leveraging federal funds: HB 2850, SB 6430, * SSB 6430, CH 154 (2016)
Behavioral health services, task force on aligning with primary health care: * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016), SB 6544, SSB 6544, 2SSB 6544
Behavioral health treatment services and facilities, county local option sales and use tax funding: HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015)
Behavioral health workforce, assessing shortages in behavioral health field: SSB 6485
Behavioral rehabilitation services, within child welfare services, reimbursement rates for: HB 2095, SB 5852, SSB 5852
Caregivers, for people with severe mental illness, respite services pilot projects: HB 1151, SHB 1151
Chemical dependency professionals, mental health and chemical dependency dual licensure: SB 6485
Children, children's mental health work group, establishing: HB 2439, SHB 2439, * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016), SB 6494, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Children, depression screening and provider payment through medical assistance: HB 2439, SHB 2439, SB 6494, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Commitment, involuntary, alternatives to care at state hospitals: SB 6656, * ESSB 6656, CH 37 (2016) PV
Commitment, involuntary, certain grant-funded hospital psychiatric bed projects, certificate of need exemption: * EHB 2212, CH 22 (2015), SB 6086
Commitment, involuntary, court review of detention decisions by mental health professional: EHB 1258, SB 5269, SSB 5269, * E2SSB 5269, CH 258 (2015)
Commitment, involuntary, detention criteria met with no bed available, reporting requirement: HB 1401, SB 5644, SSB 5644, SB 5645, SSB 5645, * E2SSB 5649, CH 269 (2015)
Commitment, involuntary, detention standards, modifying: HB 1945, HB 2282, HB 2794, SSB 5644, * E2SSB 5649, CH 269 (2015), SB 5687
Commitment, involuntary, emergency assessments and detentions, revising timing of: HB 1536, SHB 1536
Commitment, involuntary, family or guardian detention petition, filing: * HB 2808, CH 107 (2016)
Commitment, involuntary, implementation of involuntary treatment act, studying: * E2SSB 5649, CH 269 (2015)
Commitment, involuntary, integrating mental health and chemical dependency treatment: HB 1713
Commitment, involuntary, integrating mental health and substance use disorder treatment: ESHB 1713, 2SHB 1713, * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016)
Commitment, involuntary, less-restrictive alternative and assisted outpatient options: * E2SHB 1450, CH 250 (2015)
Commitment, involuntary, less-restrictive alternative treatment order petitions: SB 6445
Commitment, involuntary, less-restrictive alternative treatment orders, procedures: HB 2541, * SHB 2541, CH 45 (2016)
Commitment, involuntary, persistent or acute disability as justification for: HB 1451, HB 2909
Commitment, involuntary, physician assistants' detention petition role, when: * SSB 6445, CH 155 (2016)
Commitment, involuntary, preventing firearms access by detained person, when: HB 2603, HB 2893, SB 5643
Commitment, involuntary, psychiatric boarding, provisions concerning: HB 1401, SB 5644, SSB 5644, SB 5645, SSB 5645, * E2SSB 5649, CH 269 (2015)
Commitment, involuntary, regional support network overuse of state hospital beds, reimbursements to DSHS: SB 5779
Commitment, involuntary, studying nonemergent detention and less restrictive alternative orders: HB 1288
Commitment, involuntary, to state hospitals, medical assistance suspension: * SSB 6430, CH 154 (2016)
Commitment, involuntary, treatment period and less restrictive orders, and conditional release determinations: HB 1287
Community mental health system, administration, integrating local substance use disorder programs with: HB 1916, SHB 1916, 2SHB 1916
Competency to stand trial, evaluations and/or restoration, provisions: HB 1426, SHB 1426, HB 1597, SHB 1597, HB 2060, SHB 2060, E2SHB 2060, SB 5177, SSB 5177, * 2E2SSB 5177, CH 7 (2015), SB 5403, SSB 5403, 2SSB 5403, SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 5 (2015)
Criminal offenders, community placement or supervision, mental status evaluations: * SB 5101, CH 80 (2015)
Criminally insane, outings from state facilities, repealing certain procedures: HB 1419
Criminally insane, transfer to secure facility, reports concerning: * HB 1599, CH 253 (2015), SB 5266
Criminally insane, transfer to secure facility, reports concerning, advancing an effective date affecting HB 1599: SB 6118
Crisis responders, designated, with chemical dependency and mental health functions: HB 1713, ESHB 1713, 2SHB 1713, * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016)
Evaluation and treatment centers, county local option sales and use tax funding: HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015)
Forensic mental health services, office of, establishing within DSHS: * 2E2SSB 5177, CH 7 (2015), SB 5792
Health care providers for involuntarily detaining or treating persons, listing: * SSB 6445, CH 155 (2016)
Higher education, mental health and suicide prevention task force: HB 1138, * SHB 1138, CH 67 (2015)
Homeless, mental illness and/or chemical dependency treatment for, using certain account funds for: SB 6647
Hospitals, former northern state hospital site, maximum lease term for: SHB 2035, SB 5887, * SSB 5887, CH 99 (2015)
Hospitals, nursing care for institutionalized patients, PSERS membership for providers, when: HB 1718, SHB 1718, SB 5703
Hospitals, state, discharging patients to original community, examining options: * ESSB 6656, CH 37 (2016) PV
Hospitals, state, incentivizing civil patient treatment alternatives to care at: SB 6656, * ESSB 6656, CH 37 (2016) PV
Hospitals, state, including child study and treatment center, performance management systems, establishing: SB 6541, SSB 6541
Hospitals, state, increasing psychiatric advanced registered nurse practitioner use at state hospitals: SB 6656
Hospitals, state, joint legislative executive psychiatric state hospital collaborative task force, establishing: SHB 2453
Hospitals, state, persons committed to, medical assistance suspension: * SSB 6430, CH 154 (2016)
Hospitals, state, select committee on quality improvement in, establishing: E2SHB 2453, * ESSB 6656, CH 37 (2016) PV
Hospitals, state, staffing practices and safety concerns, addressing: * ESSB 6656, CH 37 (2016) PV
Hospitals, state, staffing practices and safety concerns, DSHS to address: SB 6656
Hospitals, western and eastern state, employees of, collective bargaining and binding interest arbitration for: SB 5885
Hospitals, western and eastern state, joint select committee on state hospital oversight, establishing: HB 2453
Hospitals, western and eastern state, legislative state hospital authority, creating: HB 2453
Hospitals, western and eastern state, regional support network overuse of beds, reimbursements to DSHS: SB 5779
Hospitals, western state hospital, contracting for community policing services: HB 1756, SHB 1756, SB 5261, SSB 5261
Housing for persons with mental illness, affordable, county local option sales and use tax funding: HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015)
Insanity, persons acquitted by reason of, "slayer" for probate purposes to include: * ESB 6091, CH 211 (2016)
Insanity, persons acquitted by reason of, DNA sample: SB 5240
Insanity, persons acquitted by reason of, loss of firearms rights, notification: HB 2405, * SHB 2405, CH 93 (2016), SB 5658
Jails, persons in, communication about services and medications for: HB 2501
Jails, persons in, communication about services and medications for, work group to study: SHB 2501
Juvenile offenders, sentencing of, chemical dependency, mental health, and/or co-occurring disorder treatment disposition alternative, creating: HB 2746, * ESHB 2746, CH 106 (2016)
Legal financial obligations, mentally ill offender's failure to pay: HB 1016
Mental health professional, physician assistants as, when: * SSB 6445, CH 155 (2016)
Murder, of family member or other resident, person threatening, evaluation and treatment of: HB 2283
Orders, court consultation of judicial information system before granting: HB 1617, * SHB 1617, CH 140 (2015), * HB 2371, CH 89 (2016), HB 2463, SB 6402
Outpatient treatment, involuntary, need for assisted treatment, criteria: HB 1450, SHB 1450, * E2SHB 1450, CH 250 (2015), SB 5649, SSB 5649
Partnership access line service, expanding: SSB 5947, 2SSB 5947
Partnership access line service, expanding through PAL plus pilot program: SHB 2439, SSB 6494
Personal needs allowance, medicaid services, increasing for mental health services: SB 6555, SSB 6555
Physician assistants, involuntary detention petitions and mental health services: * SSB 6445, CH 155 (2016)
Physician assistants, treatment order petitions and medication services role: SB 6445
Posttraumatic stress disorder, medical marijuana use for: SB 5379
Posttraumatic stress, qualifying for medical marijuana: HB 1969
Power of attorney, uniform act: SB 5635, * ESSB 5635, CH 209 (2016)
Psychiatry, integrated care, training program in, developing and operating: SB 5947, SSB 5947, 2SSB 5947
Recovery programs, funding: SB 5078, SSB 5078
Regional support networks, overuse of state hospital civil treatment beds, reimbursements to DSHS: SB 5779
Residential treatment, health coverage for: HB 2339, SHB 2339
Sexual orientation change efforts, on patients under 18, prohibitions: HB 1972, SB 5870, SSB 5870
Students, K-12, removed from school due to violence or mental health issues, mental health assessments for: HB 2037
Students, mental health care, as part of safe and healthy learning climate: HB 2149
Students, mental health care, preventative strategies: HB 2373, SHB 2373, SB 6432
Students, mental health care, service models for students: HB 2373, SHB 2373, SHB 2439, * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016), SB 6432, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Students, mental health services for, data concerning, districts to report: SSB 6243, 2SSB 6243
Students, psychotropic medication and/or psychological screening, school requirements for, prohibiting: HB 2944, SB 6543
Students, truancy, mental health evaluation or substance abuse assessment: * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV
Substance use disorder, integrating local programs with community mental health system administration: HB 1916, SHB 1916, 2SHB 1916
Suicide assessment and treatment for providers, training program minimum standards: HB 1424, * ESHB 1424, CH 249 (2015)
Suicide prevention, awareness information, adding to firearms safety pamphlet: HB 2793, SHB 2793, * E2SHB 2793, CH 90 (2016) PV, SB 6603
Suicide prevention, in higher education, task force on: HB 1138, * SHB 1138, CH 67 (2015)
Suicide prevention, safe homes task force and project, including firearms dealer or range tax credit: SHB 2793
Suicide prevention, safe homes task force and project, including firearms dealer tax credit: HB 2793, SB 6603
Suicide, reports of threatened or attempted, mental health agency procedures: HB 1448, ESHB 1448, * 2SHB 1448, CH 158 (2016), SB 5781
Suicide, reports of threatened or attempted, referrals to mental health agencies: * 2SHB 1448, CH 158 (2016)
Suicide, suicide concerns response training for student support staff: * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016)
Suicide, youth suicide prevention training program for educators and parents: SB 6243, SSB 6243, 2SSB 6243
Treatment programs, parent or guardian authority to admit minor to and keep in: HB 2958
Treatment providers, non-hospital facilities, patient transport by ambulance: HB 1721, * SHB 1721, CH 157 (2015), HB 2044
Treatment system, involuntary and minors, integration with chemical dependency treatment: HB 1713, ESHB 1713
Treatment system, involuntary and minors, integration with substance use disorder treatment: 2SHB 1713, * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016)