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Verdant awards over $3.2 million in funding to 35 nonprofits


LYNNWOOD—At the February 28th board meeting, the Verdant Health Commission Board awarded $3,266,875 to 35 nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the residents of South Snohomish County.  Awardees were selected from an open application process and funded programs will support diverse projects throughout the community.    Each of the funded projects addresses one […]

Verdant to host free suicide prevention workshop with keynote speaker Kevin Hines

suicide prevention

LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 30, 2023—The public is invited to attend a community conversation on suicide prevention at the Lynnwood Event Center on Saturday, September 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to learn more about how diverse groups may be more disproportionally impacted by suicide, including youth, Native Americans, older adults, veterans and LGBTQ+ individuals. Participants will […]

Body of 67-year-old man found in Lighthouse Park

Lighthouse Park

MUKILTEO, April 12, 2022 – On March 27, around 11 p.m., a Mukilteo Police Officer discovered the body of Gary A. Johnson, 67, of Langley, WA, in Mukilteo’s Lighthouse Park during a routine clearing and closure of the park. The officer stated in his police report that the cause of death appeared to be suicide, […]

Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force formed in Snohomish County


SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., September 2, 2021 – The Snohomish County Children’s Wellness Coalition yesterday announced the creation of the Snohomish County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force (YSPTF). The YSPTF will work to reduce incidence of suicide and increase the mental health and resiliency of youth. Suicide is preventable, and yet it is the 10th leading […]

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