Letter from the CEO: Making Beacon a Better Place to Be

In November of 2021, we purchased the building that houses our main clinic location. That was a big decision, but the investment has paid amazing dividends. I walked into the building recently and took a second to look around me and think about how our office environment makes a difference. Thanks to a capital improvement [...]

June 28th, 2024|

Shoutout: Youth Services & Prevention Teams

Our Youth Services and Prevention Teams are doing amazing things for our community, and we just have to brag on them for a minute! They are consistently recognized for having some of the highest implementation rates, and have built a successful “Signs of Suicide” program, continuing to grow and incorporate a solid foundation for suicide [...]

June 16th, 2024|

Three Years Running: Beacon Mental Health Named Impact 100 Partner by United Way of Greater Kansas City

We are honored and grateful to share that for the third year in a row, Beacon Mental Health has been named a United Way of Greater Kansas City Impact 100 Partner! This annual list is comprised of 100 of the most vital health and human service organizations that United Way will invest and partner with [...]

June 16th, 2024|

Art Therapy Open House for Community Members

On June 19 at Beacon Mental Health, Aveek Dhar, Art Therapist with the School-Based Team, will host an art therapy session for community members with residual effects from experiences of violence in our community. Aveek intends to provide an expressive therapeutic environment to help aid in the healing process. We hope you’ll join us – [...]

June 13th, 2024|

Resources to Prevent Prescription Drug Misuse

Prescription medication misuse occurs when medications are taken without a doctor's prescription or used differently than directed. This includes things like a teen using a friend's ADHD medication to study or taking extra opioid pain relievers after a dental procedure. Such misuse is concerning because the adolescent brain isn’t fully developed until about age 25, [...]

April 30th, 2024|

Register for the Mental Health KC Conference 2024

Join us next month for the annual Mental Health KC Conference, presented by the Metropolitan Council of Community Mental Health Centers (“Metro Council”). The conference will be held May 23-24 at Johnson County Community College, with Netsmart as Lead Sponsor. The conference is held in May to recognize National Mental Health Awareness Month, and focuses [...]

April 24th, 2024|
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