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  • A look back at 20 years of the KC CARE Clinic

    Monday, August 31, 2015

    After almost 20 years of dedicated service at the Kansas City CARE Clinic, Amber Cansler, our HIV …

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  • FuzzyFotosKC

    Celebrating 10 YEARS of healthy people and pets!

    10 years ago, Great Plains SPCA and the Kansas City CARE Clinic joined together to raise money to provide basic health care services to both people …

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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

Call 816-753-5144 to learn more or to make an appointment for any of these services!