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State v. Blake: ESB 5476 and behavioral health expansion

State v. Blake (ESB 5476) addresses justice system responses and expands behavioral health prevention, treatment, and services.

Who is leading the work?

The following agencies and organizations are collaborating on the work of ESB 5476.

Deliverables and timeline

Substance Use Recovery Services Advisory (SURSA) Committee and plan

The Substance Use Recovery Services Advisory Committee will develop measures to help individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) access outreach, treatment, and recovery support services. Services will be:

  • Low barrier.
  • Person-centered.
  • Informed by people with lived experience.
  • Culturally and linguistically appropriate.

The committee will include a panel of individuals with lived experience, legislative representation, and local and national experts.

How to offer public comment during SURSA committee meetings:

  • If you want to provide feedback during the meeting, mention this in the chat at the beginning of the meeting.
  • There will be designated time for public feedback in the last 5-20 minutes of the meeting, depending on how many people want to share
  • Each person will have 3 minutes to provide their feedback.
  • Non-committee members will remain muted during the meeting until it is time for them to share feedback, if requested.
  • Feedback that is not provided during the meeting can be submitted via email to hcaesb5476@hca.wa.gov.

SURSA committee meeting schedule

Date

How to join

Meeting materials

December 6, 2021

 

View the meeting agenda (12/06/2021)

View the meeting notes (12/06/2021)

View the meeting recording (12/06/2021)

January 3, 2022

 

View the meeting agenda (01/03/2022)

View the meeting notes (01/03/2022)

View the meeting recording (01/03/2022)

February 7, 2022
 9-11 a.m.

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March 7, 2022
9-11 a.m.

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April 4, 2022
​9-11 a.m.

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May 2, 2022
​9-11 a.m.

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June 6, 2022
​9-11 a.m.

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July 11, 2022
​9-11 a.m.

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August 1, 2022
​9-11 a.m.

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Sept 12, 2022
​9-11 a.m.

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October 3, 2022
​9-11 a.m.

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November 7, 2022
​9-11 a.m.

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December 5, 2022
​9-11 a.m.

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Jan 2, 2023
​9-11 a.m.

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Substance use recovery services plan

The plan includes measures to assist individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) in accessing outreach, treatment, and recovery support services that are low barrier, person centered, informed by people with lived experience, and culturally and linguistically appropriate.

Clubhouse services

In response to State V. Blake, HCA has started efforts to expand Clubhouse and Peer-Run Organizations. The expansion will include organizations who incorporate evidence-based practice models such as Clubhouse International, Recovery Community Organizations, and Recovery Cafe.

Contact: lauren.robbins@hca.wa.gov for more information.

Homeless Outreach Stabilization Transition (HOST) expansion

HCA will expand HOST programs with the goal of increasing access to modified assertive community treatment delivered by multidisciplinary teams. 

Contact Meta.hogan@hca.wa.gov for more information.

Recovery Navigator program 

The Recovery Navigator program (RNP) is a statewide effort, in partnership with Behavioral Health Administrative Organizations (BHASOs), to provide community-based outreach, intake, assessment, and connection to services. These services support youth and adults with substance use disorder (SUD), including individuals with co-occurring substance use disorders, mental health conditions, and others who are referred from community sources.

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