Tag Archive | #Seattle
#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #FirstResponders Seek Resources To Battle #MentalHealth, Addiction Issues In Community
Local #firstresponders are forced to see the ravages of addiction and #mentalhealthcrises within the community on an all too frequent basis, and residents have the opportunity in November to help develop a framework to aid their efforts in responding to the overlapping issues. Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief Rich Elliott said the community […]
#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Access To #MentalHealthCare Is Lacking In Washington’s #Rural Corners. Here’s How People Are Finding Help
By Hannah Furfaro #SeattleTimes staff reporter A few months after Kristina Rasmussen’s 7-year-old was diagnosed with #bipolardisorder, he experienced one of his worst manic episodes: The boy was inconsolable as he tore through the family home, hitting himself, knocking over furniture and breaking picture frames. Rasmussen counts the ways the health care system failed her son […]
#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Former #SeattleSuperSonic, #JamesDonaldson, Dedicates Life To #MentalHealthAwareness, #SuicidePrevention
by Gregg Hersholt Click to hear the audio and then click on photo. Life in #Seattle after the #NBA was good for James Donaldson. The former #SeattleSupersonic owned a successful physical therapy business in Mill Creek and a home in Magnolia. But a series of life-threatening surgeries brought on #financial disaster and he lost all of […]
No to defunding the police! No to “re-imagining” policing! No to excluding some lives, in favor of only certain lives mattering…. All Lives Matter! No more partisan bickering Yes to voting these bums out of office!!! Yes, Seattle… we’re better than this! Let’s be part of the change we want to see.
I was up at CHOP this morning on Capitol Hill in Seattle. I had to see for myself that the CHOP zone was finally being dismantled. This is what I’ve been caling for over the last several days/weeks. It’s gone on far too long. Mayor Durkan, you’ve got blood on your hands! Two young African […]
In this video, Ann and I are talking about what drove me to the point of writing letters about the Mayor, and speaking up for the “Non-vocal majority”.
Ann and I are talking about how much Seattle has changed in the 40 years I’ve been here. I’ll be running a short excerpt from our interview, daily for the next several days.
This lame statement you released last night and weak press conference you held today, regarding the CHOP shooting(s) shows just how little you’re in charge of Seattle. (Police Chief Carmen Best, and Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, are both friends of mine, and I support them thoroughly. Yet I fear you’re going to throw one, or […]
Roughly 36 hours ago, in the infamous CHOP/CHAZ area on Capitol Hill, there was a shooting. One person died and one is still at Harborview. This is what we have all been fearing when neighborhoods are called upon to “police themselves,” and our first responders cannot do their jobs. So far, there has been nothing […]
I don’t recognize the city I’ve lived in for 40 years. City Hall has been overrun by hundreds, demanding our mayor be ousted. Capitol Hill has been transformed into a no-police “autonomous zone.” Graffiti has defaced my beloved town’s buildings, its sidewalks, and shops. What has happened to the city on whose Supersonics team I […]