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Resolution 96-066-CCBOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GRANT COUNTY, WASHINGTON RESOLUTION NO. 96 -66 -CC WHEREAS, millions of Americans may experience a mental disorder at some point during their lives, and may suffer devastating consequences as a result; WHEREAS, Grant County Mental Health & Family Service Center has made a commitment to community-based systems of mental healthcare for all residents of the county; WHEREAS, during and following the February tragedy at Frontier Junior High School, Grant County Mental Health staff members provided services the first weekend to 300 individuals, and continues to provide ongoing counseling and support services. All the staff have given 100% to the citizens of our community to help with the healing process, and are thankful that they were able to "be there" in this time of great need. WHEREAS, state, local, and federal governments continue to struggle with ways to ensure all Americans who need physical and behavioral healthcare services can receive the help they need; NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Board of Grant County Commissioners that May, 1996 be proclaimed as MENTAL HEALTH MONTH in Grant County. The Board of Grant County Commissioners calls upon all citizens, government agencies, public and private institutions, businesses and schools in Grant County to recommit our county to its original vision for community mental healthcare through education, volunteerism, and understanding. DONE THIS 28 DAY OF Mav ATTEST: q A U d Clerk of the Board , 19 96 Chairman Commissioner Commissioner Constituting the Board of County Commissioners of Grant County, Washington