The Washington State Department of Commerce recently announced $39 million in grants to 18 health care providers across Washington, adding needed spaces to help people with a wide variety of behavioral health issues. These grant funds will help create 341 additional beds, including providing safe places for people to stay upon discharge from the state’s two psychiatric hospitals.

Read more here:

  1. https://www.commerce.wa.gov/news-releases/community-programs-facilities/commerce-awards-39-million-to-increase-facilities-for-behavioral-health-care-statewide/
  2. https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/news/2018/07/23/washington-awards-2-million-mental-health-beds-kitsap/809875002/
  3. https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/news/2018/07/20/mental-health-wellness-triage-center-calm-space-people-crisis/798065002/