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Kansas Republicans haven’t discussed new abortion legislation yet, but they do plan to address the subject when the legislative session starts in January.
Leaders of the Douglas County Treatment and Recovery Center and the board that oversees its management will present plans in mid-December for a partial opening, as well as how they intend to fill the center’s vacant medical and executive director positions.
After months of meetings and complaints from civilians and law enforcement officials, lawmakers say they have clear targets in addressing the state’s severe mental health care shortages.
Kansas women could soon be able to seek abortion pills through telemedicine appointments after a judge blocked a state law banning the practice.
Kansas lawmakers said marijuana legalization, political stances and state funding were potential roadblocks in addressing the state’s severe workforce shortage.
Physicians and public health researchers anticipate a surge in COVID-19 infection during the holiday months would complicate the medical response to rising prevalence of flu and a tricky influenza virus.
After what critics call decades of underfunding, mental health reform is underway in Kansas. Here’s a Q&A on what it means for Bert Nash and its clients.
Dr. George Thompson, executive director and medical director of the Treatment and Recovery Center of Douglas County, is stepping down from the role, according to a news release Friday.
Lawrence community members on Friday can get connected to resources and chat with staff members from local social service agencies including some related to retirement, health care, pets, and more.
There’s a ”pediatric therapeutic desert” here in Lawrence, one mom says.
A play therapy provider says it’s a crisis “in the sense that there’s just not enough of us to do the work.”
If community members want the Treatment and Recovery Center of Douglas County to open its doors sooner rather than later, they might need to weigh the value of local management against the value of a timeline.
A new documentary series highlighting a queer couple’s journey to expand their family while navigating a health care system laden with discrimination will soon be unveiled at KU.
Abortions at Kansas clinics rose 36% after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade — and the number of Kansans ordering abortion pills from overseas doubled.
Kansas health officials are warning residents about lingering COVID-19 symptoms, asking people to get boosters and practice COVID-19 safety measures ahead of winter, when cases are predicted to significantly increase.
Just before midnight one night in early September, a 17-year-old Lawrence girl parked her SUV on a dead-end road, intent on killing herself. She was stopped, but getting the help she needs has been a struggle for her and her family.