News
  • NAFCC C.A.R.E Clinic Recap

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Many thanks to all who helped out at the C.A.R.E Clinic on Saturday April 18th at Bartle Hall, …

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  • Bloom Party

    SAVE THE DATE!

    Camp BLOOM will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015. 

    Glam, glitz, glow and your giving spirit benefiting the Kansas City CARE Clinic.

    Calling all Boy Scouts, Brownies, Lumber …

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  • May

    May, a 20-something woman with an advanced degree, came to the Clinic …

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Behavioral Health

The Kansas City CARE Clinic provides comprehensive behavioral health services for adults between ages of 18-64 who are uninsured/underinsured in the Kansas City Metropolitan area.

Currently Clinic staff offer services in the following areas:

  • Psychiatry
  • Individual, Group & Family Counseling
  • Case Management
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Medical Social Work
  • Social Work/Psychology/Counseling Student Training Programs
  • Support and treatment groups:
    • Men's Support Group
    • Women's Support Group
    • Expressive Therapy
    • Substance Abuse Support Group for individuals living with HIV

Current Staff:

  • Laura Severance, LSCSW, LCSW – Manager, Behavioral Health
  • Mohsen Amiri, MD- Psychiatrist
  • Chika Okafor, ANRP - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Makini King, PhD- Behavioral Health Consultant 
  • Jason Swartwood, LSCW, LPC, CRAADC – Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Lydia Madruga, LCSW - Behaviroal HealthTherapist, Terapeuta Bilingue
  • Mary Neuburger, LCSW, LAC – Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Regina Lastiee, MA - Behavioral Health Case Manager
  • Jessica Droste, LBSW - Medical Social Worker

To learn more about any of our services or to schedule an appointment, call the Behavioral Health Department at 816-777-2722.