Washington’s health and school officials are still waiting on the particulars of how new funding from the bipartisan gun bill will flow to states.
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The King County Jail knew these bunks were a suicide risk. And still, more people died | Times Watchdog
After a person in custody died by suicide in June 2020, the jail began discussing retrofitting its bunks. Construction is still not complete.
As our nation reels from more gun violence with seemingly no end in sight, Bailey Meixner writes that it's not a simple matter of a...
In this guide, the Seattle Times has compiled local and national mental health resources that aim to serve the LGBTQ+ community.
After years of delays, the circumstances of Charleena Lyles' death will be reviewed and considered by a coroner's jury — a long-promised airing of the...
The pandemic pushed Washington state educators and school staff to pivot in new ways to accommodate students. Has there been lasting change?
Absences will be excused for students experiencing symptoms related to mental health conditions, and for medical appointments.
A grieving Maryland mom shares the story of her son's final days, his mental health evaluations and school records to provide a look at what...
How people are using creative outlets, like artistic performances and conversations with a slice of cake, to process feelings around death and grief.
Six of the nine deadliest mass shootings in the U.S. since 2018 were by people 21 or younger — a shift for such shootings. Is...