Onsite King County flu clinics for 2023

Getting a flu shot is an important part of protecting your health, your family’s health, and your community’s health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone six months and older get a flu shot every year. Flu shots have many important benefits; getting a flu shot can reduce your risk of... Continue Reading →

Take care in hot temperatures

The hotter than normal weather we're experiencing this week can take a toll on our mental and physical health so it's important to take care of ourselves, our loved ones, and our furry friends. With the National Weather Service's Heat Advisory for our area now extended until Thursday, Aug. 17 at 11 p.m., here are... Continue Reading →

BIPOC Mental Health Month: Accessing culturally responsive mental health care 

Balanced You recognizes the resiliency and strength within the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. We also recognize that one’s background and identities can present unique experiences, specific barriers, and opportunities to accessing mental health support; BIPOC and underrepresented communities face additional barriers including structural racism, access to quality care, and cultural stigmas. ... Continue Reading →

July is BIPOC Mental Health Month

Balanced You is recognizing BIPOC Mental Health Month this month and sharing some tools and resources for addressing and supporting the mental health needs of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Established in 2008 in honor of Bebe Moore Campbell, the formally recognized National Minority Mental Health Awareness month was created to bring awareness to the... Continue Reading →

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