April 26, 2017
A boisterous crowd in downtown Topeka’s Grace Episcopal Cathedral gave booming cheers as Topeka and Shawnee County officials agreed to tackle mental health, affordable housing and transportation — issues affecting many disenfranchised Topekans.
Lawrence is leading by example in exploring ways to deal with mental health issues in our community.
April 25, 2017
A seriously mentally ill 16-year-old somehow did not get the institutionalization (i.e., residential treatment facility) that was highly recommended by his therapist due to the seriousness of his declining mental health and increasing violence. Then, this juvenile violently murdered his grandmother.
April 19, 2017
The head of the Kansas agency that oversees the state’s hospital system is working to jump-start the process of recertifying Osawatomie State Hospital.
April 18, 2017
The Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center this week announced its newest CEO. Patrick Schmitz will replace longtime Bert Nash leader David Johnson, who will retire in July after roughly 17 years in the position.