Services and Programs

Services and Programs Page Content:
Office locations and hours
Our Staff
Emergency Services
Outpatient Services
Community Support Services (adult)
Community Support Services (children)
Psychiatric Medication Services
Consultation/Education Services

Office locations and hours:
In Salina: our campus is located at 800, 809 and 833 Elmhurst Boulevard. A full range of mental health services is available at the Salina location. Regular business hours at Salina are Monday/Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Tuesday/Thursday, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.; closed on weekends and holidays.

Outreach offices are maintained in each of the counties served by Central Kansas Mental Health Center. Our outreach offices are located for your convenience in the following towns:
In Dickinson County: 420 N.E. 10th, Abilene and 100 E. Helen, Herington
In Ellsworth county: 801 E. 3rd, Ellsworth
In Lincoln County: 313 E. Franklin, Lincoln
In Ottawa County: 215 E. 8th, Minneapolis
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Our Staff
Our staff of caring, knowledgeable, highly trained mental health professionals are dedicated and committed to providing effective, confidential services of unsurpassed quality. Staff members come from a variety of professional backgrounds, including psychiatry, psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, and more. For detailed information on the training and education required within each of these disciplines, see “what is a therapist” above. The staff also includes over 30 individuals degreed at the bachelor’s degree level who provide community based services -- case management and psychosocial services.
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Outpatient Services:
Adult Services:
Outpatient services for adults include individual, family, marital, and group therapy.  Issues that are commonly addressed in treatment for adults include ADHD, Aging, Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Problems, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Sexual Abuse, Substance Abuse Assessment.

Child and Adolescent Services:
Individual, family, group and play therapy are offered for children and adolescents and their families.  Problems that are frequently addressed are anxiety and depression, sexual and other forms of abuse, Attention Deficit Disorder, behavioral problems, school problems, divorce and blended family issues.
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Emergency Services:
Emergency assistance with mental health related issues is provided 24-hours a day, 365 days a year for residents of the 5 counties served by Central Kansas Mental Health Center. Qualified Mental Health Professionals will address your concerns, evaluate the need for hospitalization or other mental health services, and recommend the most appropriate interventions.
to access our Emergency Services, Phone: 785-823-6324 or toll-free: 1-866-823-6380
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Community Support Services (adults):
Community Support Services include a wide variety of specialized services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) including:

Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment (CPST): is an intensive, one-on-one service intended to assist consumers in maintaining their independence and autonomy in the community. Case managers help consumers formulate goals and objective to include in their individual treatment plans.

Attendant care: specially trained staff provides one-on-one support to consumers to help them avoid the need for more extensive/intensive treatment and to remain in their communities.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation: This program utilizes a rehabilitation/recovery model where consumers participate in various groups, and other activities tailored to functioning in the community.

Supported Employment: This service helps consumers access employment resources, assists with placement, and provides on-the-job support.

Peer Support (PS):
The service supports consumers in restoring or expanding skills and strategies necessary to move forward in recovery and rehabilitation.

Targeted Case Management (TCM):
this service  is for adults with severe and persistent mental illness and provides assistance with finding and accessing needed resources, and achieving treatment goals.

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Community Support Services (children):
Community Based Services help children and adolescents with Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED) who have difficulty at school, home, or in the community. Those who qualify are eligible to receive more intensive services. The range of services includes:

Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment (CPST): is an intensive, one-on-one service intended to help the child or adolescent reach their highest possible level of functioning, and maintain it. Case managers provide assistance and help the child and family manage crises and achieve treatment goals.

Attendant Care: Attendant care provides one-on-one intervention and assistance to help maintain a child/adolescent in the least-restrictive treatment setting. Attendant care may include direct support/supervision of activities of daily living and provide support for the child and/or family in maintaining daily routines that support a stable life-style.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation
: psychosocial services include a variety of groups and activities for youth to assist with issues like social skills, self esteem, enhancing personal relationships, daily problem solving, and others.
SED Waiver: Youth with the highest level of need may be eligible for the Federal Medicaid Waiver. If clinical requirements for eligibility are met, application may be made for Medicaid coverage for extensive mental health services. Some additional services available to those meeting waiver requirements include Parent Support and Training, Wrap Around Facilitation, and Short term Respite Care.

Targeted Case Management (TCM):
this service is for youth with severe emotional disturbance and provides assistance with finding and accessing needed resources, and achieving treatment goals.
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Psychiatric Medication Services:
Assessment and monitoring of psychiatric medications is provided in conjunction with therapy.  Medication services are available for children, adolescents and adults.
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Consultation/Education Services:
These services are intended to provide information to increase awareness, recognition and knowledge of Mental Health related issues. Our goal is to make sure that every one who lives in our service area knows that we are here as a resource for information and for treatment. A range of informational services is available, including:

*Printed materials: provided upon request to individuals, groups and organizations.

*Community Education: presentation available upon request to groups, usually at no charge.

*Mass Media: professional information resources for the media and educational information for the public through print and audio media.

*Staff training and inservices for business and other organizations. There is a fee for this service.

*Parenting Education workshops and seminars to help parents help their children.

*Collaboration and planning with other community organizations to increase availability of mental health information and services.

*Employee Assistance Programs for businesses.
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