Two bills have been introduced in the House of Representatives regarding mental health:

King County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Legislative Forum

Thursday, November 14th

Town Hall Seattle

Today, 1 in 5 people in jails and prisons in this country live with a mental illness. About 70 percent of youth in the juvenile justice system have a mental health condition. This criminalization of mental illness is tragic and it's wrong.

Most people think of the onset of psychosis as sudden, but there are often warning signs that precede an episode. Knowing what to look for provides the best opportunity for early intervention.