Beginning Saturday, Kansans considering suicide or experiencing a mental health crisis will be only 3 digits away from speaking directly to trained counselors available 24/7 and year-round.
Many in the Douglas County community have spent years advocating and collaborating on the Treatment and Recovery Center. At the ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, they celebrated the new facility as a resource for residents who have serious mental illness and substance use disorders.
The Douglas County Commission approved new funding toward addressing local homelessness and discussed federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act at Wednesday’s meeting.
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