635 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203
All persons served regardless of ability to pay.
Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and self-pay based on a sliding scale accepted as forms of payment for services rendered.
1929 W. 21st St., Wichita, KS 67203
Community Support Services (CSS) helps residents with serious mental illnesses
learn to live successfully in the community and avoid admission/readmission to a state hospital.
Consumers of CSS services will have been
diagnosed with serious psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar
disorder or major depression; may have been hospitalized at least once in their
lifetime or have been institutionalized for long periods of time; have
difficulty with social relationships, meeting their basic needs, maintaining a
home or a job; or require court ordered treatment.
COMCARE’s Assessment Center at 934 N. Water, provides
same-day assessments to new clients and is available when the need for mental
health or addiction services arises. Our goal is to connect you with
services as quickly as possible. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment
necessary Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Case Management - Case management services are provided
to individuals to help them obtain and learn to use needed community resources
in the areas of housing, medical services, financial support, social
interaction, education, and employment, as well as how to cope with symptoms and
stigma of mental illnesses. Some examples of assistance include:
how to get back into school, care for a pet, obtain Social Security benefits,
use a food bank or get food stamps, arrange for nursing services, problem-solve
and cope with new events, and explore new life goals related to rehabilitation
Discharge Team - This is a specialized team
that works directly with the state psychiatric hospital staff to carry out the most
effective and timely return of a patient to his or her community.
This team includes an Osawatomie
liaison who goes to the state hospital each week to participate in the discharge
Community Integration Program - This program
involves a variety of psychosocial rehabilitation treatment groups that help
consumers manage their mental illness. The primary groups are
focused on symptom management, coping skills to prevent crisis, social and recreational skills, pre-vocational
skills training, and programs for those with co-occurring substance abuse disorders.
Medical Clinic - The clinic staff consist of
psychiatrists, advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNP) and registered
nurses (RN) who provide medication and wellness education for symptom
Community Nursing - Registered nurses and
licensed mental health technicians provide consumer supports from a nursing
perspective, offering in-home assessments, medication planner set-up, medication
and related health education, and home visits.
Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (iDDT) - A
specialized case management team works in collaboration to provide
individual and group treatment of co-occurring mental illness and substance
Supported Employment and Education Services (SE/ES)
- Employment and education specialists provide direct assistance to
overcome the symptoms of mental illness related to employment, including a skill and interest
assessment, resume writing, interview practice, career exploration, job
placement, workplace and classroom accommodations, student financial assistance,
coursework selection and other supports related to returning to work or school.
Specialists work closely with employers and consumers to enhance job
Peer Support Services – Providers
who have their own lived experience with mental illness and mental health
treatment provide individual and group supports to help consumers practice recovery skills such as making personal recovery plans, self-advocacy
in treatment, goal setting and taking advantage of resources in the community.
Attendant Care – Attendant care is provided by contract
with the Mental Health Association. This service provides
individualized support in the person’s home or while participating in community
activities. They also contribute needed assistance with daily
living activities, work toward goals developed by the consumer and case
managers, and provide social support needed to participate in normal community
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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