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  • Get Covered! Health Insurance Enrollment is open

    Thursday, January 22, 2015

    The Health Insurance Marketplace is now open for enrollment in 2015 health insurance plans. …

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    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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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:

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

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