Clinical assessments and therapy services are provided by Kansas licensed mental health professionals with training in psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy and professional counseling. Individual, family and group therapy options are available. Center clinicians provide treatment to persons with depression, anxiety, ADHD, behavioral problems, family challenges, emotion dysregulation problems, and eating disorders in addition to many other issues.
Emergency Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for clients requiring immediate attention. Off-site pre-hospitalization screening assessments, and after-hours coverage are available throughout the Center's coverage area of Atchison, Jefferson and Leavenworth counties in Kansas via the 24-Hour Emergency number. The Center's Emergency link will contact a clinician from the Center to assist you. Walk-in crisis services are available each weekday from 9a-4p at the Leavenworth location, Mondays & Thursdays at 11:30 am at the location Atchison and as needed at the Oskaloosa location.
- 24 Hour Crisis Line
Community Support Services (CSS)
The Center's Community Support Services (CSS) program provides community-based service to adults with Serious and Persistant Mental Illness (SPMI). The primary goal of these services is to assist clients with maintaining community living. Services include case management, peer support, assistance through the PATH program for those adults who qualify, Adult Psychosocial treatment (individual or group), targeted services for those with Dual Diagnosis (mental illness and substance abuse), psychiatric service, and other mental health services as necessary.
Community Based Services (CBS)
The Center's Community Based Services (CBS) program provides intensive community-based services to youth suffering from Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED). Services can include case management, targeted case management and attendant care. Psychiatric service and youth psychosocial individual and group treatment are available to youth meeting the SED criteria. Additional services for youth on the HCBS SED Waiver can include Parent Support and Independent Living for older youth.
The Guidance Center is licensed by the State of Kansas to provide outpatient treatment services, including alcohol and drug evaluation, treatment, education and relapse prevention for adults and adolescents. An initial assessment is administered to all individuals seeking treatment in order to determine the appropriate level of care. Individuals are admitted to Recovery Services or, if more intensive treatment is indicated, are referred to the appropriate treatment facility. Treatment could include individual or group treatment, or therapy with an appropriate clinician. In addition, participation in specialized groups may also be recommended.
The Center's Medical Director is Board certified in Child and Adult Psychiatry. He sees child and adolescent clients in all three counties. Our other medical providers are Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who specialize in treating adults or children/youth.