Lawrence community members helped around the clock during the recent extreme cold snap, and advocates say there is no doubt that their efforts saved people’s lives.
Lawrence school board members on Monday approved a new agreement between the district and Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center that will allow students to receive ongoing care, if needed.
The Lawrence school board on Monday will consider approving new high school graduation requirements that would add a required STEM credit and a financial planning course, as well as an MOU to address surging mental health needs.
The City of Lawrence plans to keep the Amtrak station in East Lawrence open 24 hours a day through the extreme cold temperatures and wind chills the area will see over the next few days.
Douglas County and Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center are seeking applicants for an advisory group that will be asked to point out issues and pose solutions to improve care at the Treatment and Recovery Center.
Amid the heavy snowfall and more severe weather in the forecast for Lawrence, city commissioners on Tuesday discussed but took no action to expand emergency sheltering options for people experiencing homelessness.
Two Douglas County nonprofits have announced a partnership aimed at improving mental health care for children, young people and their families.
Affordable Housing Advisory Board members on Monday voted to recommend that the city assist four housing projects and three programs with funding, but not an eastern Lawrence project that aims to house primarily families with children.
Patients who need more help than what the Douglas County Treatment and Recovery Center can provide are often stuck waiting for longer-term care that isn’t available in town, according to local behavioral health administrators.
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center got news that it has achieved full certification under the state’s new model for behavioral health clinics.
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