A mental health clinic is offered to the community this Saturday, Oct. 14 at the former Mercy Hospital building.
Those who are interested in initiating therapy services and seeing if other services are desired must make an appointment by Oct. 12
“This (clinic) is for anyone wishing to start services with us, “Dawne Burchett Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center Manager of Prevention and Promotion said “Anyone who would like additional support for any reason.”
An appointment can be made by calling 620.223.5030.
The office staff will ask for your name, date of birth, address, Social Security Number, insurance information, and reasons you are seeking services.
On the day of your appointment, proof of income, insurance card, and Social Security Number are needed.
The hours of this clinic are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 14.
The location is 401 Woodland Hills Blvd., Fort Scott.
SEKMHC moved into the building on Sept. 11 and shares the clinic facility with Ashley Clinic.
SEKMHC and Ashley Clinic joined to create a more accessible, efficient, and effective model of care for the citizens of Kansas, according to a previous press release. The focus: leading integrated, whole-person care and breaking down barriers for patients.
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Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center, established in 1961, is a not-for-profit organization that provides, advocates and coordinates quality mental health care, services, and programs, according to its website https://www.sekmhc.org/about/.
Core services include:
- Outpatient psychiatry
- Chemical abuse counseling
- Case management
- Educational and skill-building groups
- Specialty training
- Physical healthcare coordination
- 24/7 crisis intervention services