The term “Behavioral Health” means health afflictions including mental health disorders, substance use disorders, and problem gambling. For many years, behavioral health treatment was almost exclusively funded at the state and federal level. As those resources rarely met the needs of the people in crisis, the state passed legislation to allow counties to tax themselves 0.001% to help fund local programs to meet the expanding need.
I am running for Pierce County Council and I’d like to share with you my background and the goals I would like to accomplish serving you in county government.
Today is Memorial Day, and for all of our friends, family members, and loved ones who have sacrificed for us, I want to just say one word.
The Washington State Health Care Authority has re-opened enrollment until this Friday, May 8. Please go to www.wahealthplanfinder.org for more information on how to restart your health insurance coverage.
My name is Tim Farrell. Some of you know me as a candidate for Pierce County Council; today I want to talk to you just as Tim. I know that many people feel they won’t be affected by the coronavirus that’s currently ravaging this nation. They want to get back to work, stop the isolation, and return to a normal life. I want to let you know, from personal experience, why that’s a bad idea.
Director of Health, Anthony L-T Chen has a video message containing the latest coronavirus information from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
More information about the coronavirus is available at https://www.tpchd.org/healthy-people/human-coronavirus
During my initial run for county council, I had the pleasure of meeting retired TNT editor Paul O. Anderson. Paul served in the Navy during WWII and mentioned he had joined up before the war. I asked where he was stationed and what his thoughts were when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Paul, in his usual nonchalant manner, replied, “I was there.”