When Ian Hoopes pulled the cover off of his 2022 Van Go Benchmark piece, he wasn’t just unveiling a piece of art — he was unveiling a piece of himself.
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 on Wednesday approved a new emergency health order for people experiencing homelessness, aimed at minimizing COVID-19 exposure.
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