Recently, I met with Dawn Morrell, state representative in the 25th District. As a former nurse, she has a strong knowledge base of the health care world and how policies impact everyday care for her constituents.
Expressing my concerns to her about Pierce County’s limited Mental Health resources, she shared that for several years now she has tried to get a tax (very slight, only 0.5 percent of sales tax) to be allocated for increasing resources in Pierce County.
But it gets shot down every time.Why? Does this mean that none of the politicians have a son with bipolar, a wife with depression, …