Cafe Racer anniversary en How a person becomes involuntarily committed <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Exactly one year has passed since an angry and unstable man killed four people at Seattle’s </span>Café<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Racer and one more woman near downtown before shooting himself. </span><a href=";cx=010251366440257945544%3Ay-awufi-sb8&amp;cof=FORID%3A11&amp;sitesearch=" style="line-height: 1.5;">Ian Stawicki</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was never diagnosed with a mental illness, but he exhibited many of the signs.</span></p><p>When someone is in a mental health crisis, who decides if the or she gets hospitalized involuntarily? Thu, 30 May 2013 20:56:54 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 8945 at How a person becomes involuntarily committed Cafe Racer gunman's father : I 'should’ve kept coming back at it' <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For Walt </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stawicki</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the past year has been one of grieving and what-ifs. Exactly one year ago, his 40-year-old son <a href=";cx=010251366440257945544%3Ay-awufi-sb8&amp;cof=FORID%3A11&amp;sitesearch=">Ian </a></span><a href=";cx=010251366440257945544%3Ay-awufi-sb8&amp;cof=FORID%3A11&amp;sitesearch=" style="line-height: 1.5;">Stawicki</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, killed himself in West Seattle after fatally shooting five people, including <a href="">four at </a></span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">Café</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href=""> Racer</a>.</span></p><p>Stawicki is pleased the Legislature passed a law making it easier to commit someone involuntarily for psychiatric care. He says&nbsp;he and his wife struggled to find the right care for their son, especially after they took a trip and noticed their son had deteriorated. &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 8925 at Cafe Racer gunman's father : I 'should’ve kept coming back at it' Mental illness resources <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you live in King County, and you're concerned about a friend or relative's mental state, check out this&nbsp;</span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155);" target="_blank">county website</a><span style="line- Thu, 30 May 2013 10:06:19 +0000 Ashley Gross 8936 at Mental illness resources 'We weren't going to let something like this stop us' <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">May 30, 2012 was a beautiful, sunny day. It was also the day when residents and students in North Seattle were told to stay indoors as police searched for the gunman who had opened fire inside a busy </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">café</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>When it was all over, <a href="">five people had been shot dead</a> and the gunman had taken his own life.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 8861 at 'We weren't going to let something like this stop us'