Mental Health and Well-being
Mental health and well‐being refers to the interconnection between mental illness, mental health, mental well‐being, and the associated stigma. Poor mental health is associated with poor quality of life, higher rates of chronic disease, and a shorter lifespan.
Supporting your mental health during COVID-19: Learn more about Public Health & Environment's response to mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The WellSpring Project
The WellSpring Project is a community-driven initiative that uses upstream public health strategies to promote resilience and healthy development for all people at every stage of life in Washington County.
Learn more at WellSpringProject.com.
See Community Services' Crisis Response web page for more information.
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training
In order to protect our community, Washington County Public Health & Environment encourages anyone in the community who is interested to take a free lifesaving suicide intervention course. The QPR Gatekeeper online course teaches participants how to "Question, Persuade, and Refer" a person who may be considering suicide through a one hour session that can be accessed at any time.
To access your free training:
Email Natalie Vasilj if you have any questions.