Who We Are

The Washington Institute for Mental Health Research & Training (WIMHRT) is a research and training consortium affiliated with the University of Washington, Washington State University, and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.

As of 10/1/12, WIMHRT now focuses on offering trainings for evidence-based practices.

Here is a list of some of our past and current projects:

*Items marked with an asterix (*) were funded by the MH Transformation Project

Our Founding and Mission

Under the auspices of the Division of Public Behavioral Health & Justice Policy within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, WIMHRT provides an independent source for high-quality research and professional training in the field of behavioral health care. Since 1989, when the Washington State Legislature established the Institute, we have been working to improve the quality of public behavioral health services in the following ways:

For more information on any of the above projects, research or trainings, please click here for contact information.