MUSINGS from Susan’s Desk

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in GPS for Youth and Families, Mental Illness, Musings from Susan's Desk, Uncategorized | Comments Off on MUSINGS from Susan’s Desk

Ready to Share. Right here, Right now! There are many people among us who care about strengthening the mental health of children and youth.  They are teachers, doctors, legislators, neighbors, business owners, friends, family members and other community members across King County, Washington State and the United States. Why do our stories matter so much to us and to others?  Why should our voices be heard? Because getting our stories out there is the best way to educate the community on issues surrounding children’s mental health and put a face on our challenges and struggles as well as...

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GPS at Olympia for Policy Day 2014

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on GPS at Olympia for Policy Day 2014

GPS Board members, staff, friends and family participated in Prevention Policy Day 2014 sponsored by Washington Association for Substance Abuse & Violence Prevention (WASAVP) in conjunction with Voices of Youth and Thurston Together.   Children’s Mental Health Matters!  Ready to rally, GPS Parent Partner Gary Streile, Board Vice President Sunny Cagnina, Office &Volunteer Coordinator Pam Romine, Parent Partner Zakia Ruquiya, and Board Member Jamie Weber sit on the steps of the Capitol Rotunda in the Legislative Building.   GPS Parent Partner Janice Schutz and Youth...

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