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Join the Journey #Climbing4Youth

As a passionate mountaineer and a mental health advocate, Michael Smythies has launched a campaign to raise $10,000 by climbing Washington State's 5 highest volcanoes in under 5 weeks, donating the proceeds to 5 organizations.

We want to invite you along on Michael’s journey by following on Instagram or Michael directly at @mcj_smythies or the hashtag #Climbing4Youth. Every time you like, share or repost on any of our social media, you create a wave of change by creating AWARENESS!!! With a click of a button, you are changing the world!

Want to do more? Follow the link above to Michael’s GoFundMe and your financial support will help so many people served by five different nonprofit organizations.

Thank YOU

The 2020 Walk Run broke a record this year, raising more than


Support for The Zia Larson's Ray of Light Foundation helps fund research, education and early intervention programs.  

Programs supported include but are not limited to the University of Washington's Accelerate Mental Health Care Early Psychosis Intervention Program and other research in schizophrenia, bipolar and other mental health disorders.


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Our founder and organization was invited to present at the annual WASHAA conference.

This year's theme:

Whole Person Advocacy: Integrating Mental Health
Annual Conference Sponsored by WASHAA*

Mental and behavioral health issues plague our society, but it wasn’t until recently that research has proven that including mental health management into clinical care can improve health outcomes and save money.  What does this mean for patient care?  Many states have a goal of integrating mental health into primary care, but is this really happening? The WASHAA 8th Annual Conference will explore innovative health care models and programs that show us how integrative health strategies can heal the whole person. 

Check out our session by clicking on the video:

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