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  • Health Literacy MO Trailblazer Award

    Monday, October 06, 2014

    We are excited to announce that the Clinic is a finalist for the

    Health Literacy Trailblazer …

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  • Bloom Party

    SAVE THE DATE!

    Bloom Party 2015 will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015. 

    The Bloom Party is about creating and fostering community relationships as a vehicle to raise awareness and funding for …

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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:

  • 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.