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MENTAL HEALTH  MENTAL HEALTH RSS Feed
               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRISTS; PSYCHOLOGISTS; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
Alzheimer's or dementia, senior citizens with, development and implementation of silver alert plan: HB 1689, SB 5602, SSB 5602
Background checks, persons employed to provide care and treatment for persons with mental illness, modifying provisions: * SSB 6095, CH 88 (2014)
Behavioral health ombuds, office of the, creation in office of governor: SB 6363
Behavioral health services, adult, task force convened by legislature to examine reform of: SB 5732, SSB 5732, * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Behavioral health services, adult, using evidence- and research-based and promising practices to improve outcomes: HB 1522, SHB 1522, E2SHB 1522, SB 5234, SB 5732, SSB 5732, * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Behavioral health services, combined mental health and chemical dependency services, state purchasing of: HB 2639, SHB 2639, E2SHB 2639, SB 6312, SSB 6312, * 2SSB 6312, CH 225 (2014)
Chemical dependency disorders, co-occurring with mental health disorders, authorizing services rule compliance waiver renewal for certain mental health agencies: * ESSB 5681, CH 303 (2013)
Chemical dependency disorders, co-occurring with mental health disorders, developing integrated rule for treatment by an agency: HB 1930, SB 5681
Chemical dependency disorders, co-occurring with mental health disorders, funding intensive community interventions: SB 6481, SSB 6481
Children, wraparound with intensive services medicaid program of integrated home and community-based services: SB 6558, SSB 6558
Commitment, civil, amending provisions concerning offenders found incompetent to stand trial: HB 1114, SHB 1114, * E2SHB 1114, CH 289 (2013), SB 5176, ESSB 5176
Commitment, court-ordered involuntary outpatient, procedures for orders, hearings, and petitions: HB 1513, SB 5768
Commitment, involuntary, accelerating changes to laws concerning: HB 1777, SHB 1777, 2SHB 1777, SB 5480
Commitment, involuntary, consolidating statewide information at department of licensing and state patrol for firearm background check purposes: SB 5282
Commitment, involuntary, consolidating statewide information for firearm background check purposes, work group to make proposal: * SSB 5282, CH 216 (2013)
Commitment, involuntary, denying restoration of firearm rights to certain persons involuntarily committed for mental health treatment: SB 5635
Commitment, involuntary, developing evidence-based risk assessment for patients: SB 5771
Commitment, involuntary, developing individualized discharge plan and arranging transition to community: HB 1522, SHB 1522, E2SHB 1522, SB 5234, SB 5732, SSB 5732, * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Community mental health services delivery system, measuring client outcomes and system attributes: SB 5397
Community mental health services delivery system, modifying definition: SB 5115
Community mental health services, determining amount of property tax levy allocation for: HB 1432, * ESHB 1432, CH 123 (2013), SB 5418, SSB 5418
Community mental health services, using evidence- and research-based and promising practice to improve outcomes: HB 1522, SHB 1522, E2SHB 1522, SB 5234, SB 5732, SSB 5732, * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Competency to stand trial, evaluations of, requirements: HB 1627, SHB 1627, 2SHB 1627, SB 5551, * ESSB 5551, CH 284 (2013)
Competency to stand trial, evaluations, reimbursement of county for certain costs in certain cases: * ESSB 5551, CH 284 (2013)
Courts, mental health courts, defendants to refrain from firearm possession and surrender concealed pistol license: SB 5478
Criminally insane, authority of superior court mental health commissioners in proceedings: SB 5165, * SSB 5165, CH 27 (2013)
Criminally insane, competency restoration in county jail: HB 2649, SB 6395
Criminally insane, involuntary medication to maintain competency, authorization: HB 2195, * SHB 2195, CH 10 (2014), SB 6311, SSB 6311
Criminally insane, petitions for release, modifying requirements when offender to be transferred to state correctional institution or facility upon release: * E2SHB 1114, CH 289 (2013)
Criminally insane, petitions for release, service of: SB 5617
Criminally insane, statute restricting outings from state facilities, repealing: HB 1458
Crisis responders, when certain persons present substantial likelihood of serious harm or danger, standards for detention: HB 1963, SB 6142
Detentions and evaluations under involuntary treatment act, modifying provisions: HB 1778, SB 5456, * SSB 5456, CH 334 (2013)
Diagnosis and treatment of disorders, tracking outcomes, pilot program: HB 2315, * ESHB 2315, CH 71 (2014), SB 6468
Disability, mental, continuation of safety net benefits for certain persons with: HB 2069, * SHB 2069, CH 10 (2013)
Disability, mental, plea or finding of guilty but with a mental disability: HB 2496
Enhanced services facilities, proposal for, department of social and health services to request: HB 1522, SHB 1522, E2SHB 1522, SB 5234, SB 5732, SSB 5732, * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Firearm rights, restoration of, denying to person involuntarily committed for mental health treatment in certain cases: SB 5635
First aid, mental health, training for teachers and educational staff: * ESHB 1336, CH 197 (2013), SB 5333, SSB 5333
Forensic mental health services, provision of, independent consultant to review: * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Guilty and mentally ill, authorizing criminal defendants to plead: SB 5151
Home and community-based services for children, integrated, wraparound with intensive services medicaid program of: SB 6558, SSB 6558
Hospitals, state hospitals, adding assault of worker to third degree assault: HB 2703, SB 6022
Hospitals, state hospitals, risk of assault, department of social and health services to develop patient and staff safety plan: HB 1571, SB 5122, SSB 5122
Hospitals, state hospitals, western state and eastern state, enhancing employee safety through collective bargaining and binding interest arbitration: SB 6506
Hospitals, when certain persons present substantial likelihood of serious harm or danger, standards for detention: HB 1963, SB 6142
Incompetency, criminal, amending civil commitment and related procedures: HB 1114, SHB 1114, * E2SHB 1114, CH 289 (2013), SB 5176, ESSB 5176
Incompetent to stand trial, competency restoration in county jail: HB 2649, SB 6395
Incompetent to stand trial, offender release instead of civil commitment, notification of release: * ESB 5221, CH 214 (2013)
Information, related to mental health services, disclosure: HB 2339, SHB 2339, * ESSB 6265, CH 220 (2014) PV
Information, related to mental health services, expanding disclosure statutes: HB 1679, * ESHB 1679, CH 200 (2013)
Involuntary treatment act, evaluations and detentions under, modifying provisions: HB 1778, SB 5456, * SSB 5456, CH 334 (2013)
Involuntary treatment act, petition for initial detention, family filing of court review petition when professional decides not to file: HB 2725, SHB 2725, SB 6513
Juveniles, mental health diversion and disposition, strategies for juvenile justice system: HB 1524, * ESHB 1524, CH 179 (2013)
Juveniles, mental health treatment assessments or screenings, statement admissibility: * HB 1724, CH 110 (2014), SB 6261, SB 6492
Legal financial obligations of criminal offenders, failure of mentally ill to pay not willful noncompliance: HB 2231
McNeil Island, therapeutic occupation assignments for certain sexually violent predators: HB 1837, SB 5402, SSB 5402
Mental health and illness in adults and children, public awareness and education campaign, developing and conducting: SB 5571
Mental health courts, authority to establish, expanding to include all jurisdictions: * SB 5797, CH 257 (2013)
Mental health courts, authority to merge with DUI and drug courts, expanding to include all jurisdictions: * SB 5797, CH 257 (2013)
Mental health professionals, when certain persons present substantial likelihood of serious harm or danger, standards for detention: HB 1963, SB 6142
Mental health services, combined with chemical dependency services, state purchasing of behavioral health services: HB 2639, SHB 2639, E2SHB 2639, SB 6312, SSB 6312, * 2SSB 6312, CH 225 (2014)
Mental health services, county use of dedicated property tax revenues for fiscal relief: SB 5005
Mental illness, including when co-occurring with chemical dependency, funding intensive community interventions: SB 6481, SSB 6481
Mental status evaluation and treatment, for individuals who threaten to kill family member or other person: HB 2508
Mental status evaluation and treatment, requirements when sentence includes community placement or supervision: HB 2205, SHB 2205, SB 5967
Missing endangered persons, adding to missing children clearinghouse: HB 1895, SB 5556, * SSB 5556, CH 285 (2013)
Power of attorney, uniform power of attorney act: SB 6353
Prescriptions, assuring that all mental health prescriptions are included in patient's electronic medical record: SB 6360
Psychiatric boarding, collecting data concerning, reporting requirements: HB 2761
Records, related to mental health services, expanding disclosure statutes: HB 1679, * ESHB 1679, CH 200 (2013)
Reform of adult behavioral health services, task force to examine: SB 5732, SSB 5732, * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Reform of mental health system, task force to examine: SB 5150
Regional support networks, certain contracts, including accountability measures for service coordination organizations: HB 1519
Regional support networks, certain contracts, including accountability measures for service coordination organizations and contracting entities: * ESHB 1519, CH 320 (2013)
Regional support networks, forwarding historical involuntary commitment information for firearm background check purposes: * SSB 5282, CH 216 (2013)
Regional support networks, transfer of client to another network to be closer to relatives or supports: SB 5153
Regional support networks, transfer of client to another network, uniform transfer agreement for: * ESSB 5153, CH 230 (2013)
Safety net benefits, continuation for certain persons with a physical or mental disability: HB 2069, * SHB 2069, CH 10 (2013)
Schools, mental health first aid training for teachers and educational staff: * ESHB 1336, CH 197 (2013), SB 5333, SSB 5333
Secure community transition facilities, residents of, therapeutic occupational assignments on McNeil Island: HB 1837, SB 5402, SSB 5402
Secure facilities for sexually violent predators, introducing contraband in first, second, and third degrees: HB 1836, * SHB 1836, CH 43 (2013), SB 5404, SSB 5404
Secure facilities for sexually violent predators, introducing contraband, exempting certain attorneys from certain prohibitions: * SHB 1836, CH 43 (2013), SSB 5404
Service coordination organizations and contracting entities, regional support network contracts, including accountability measures for organizations: * ESHB 1519, CH 320 (2013)
Service coordination organizations, regional support network contracts, including accountability measures for organizations: HB 1519
Sexual orientation change efforts, practice of, establishing work group to make recommendations concerning: HB 1882
Sexual orientation change efforts, practice of, prohibiting when performed on patient under eighteen: HB 2451, ESHB 2451, SB 6449
Silver alert plan, development and implementation by state patrol for recovering senior citizens with Alzheimer's or dementia: HB 1689, SB 5602
Silver alert plan, development and implementation by state patrol for recovering various endangered missing persons: SSB 5602
Social investment steering committee, Washington, establishment of, duties to include pilot programs: HB 2337, SHB 2337
Suicide prevention, Washington plan for: HB 2315, * ESHB 2315, CH 71 (2014), SB 6468
Total confinement facilities, residents of, therapeutic occupational assignments on McNeil Island: HB 1837, SB 5402, SSB 5402