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Inclement Weather Service Update - Tuesday, January 9

Due to the forecasted snow and ice, Wyandot BHN's offices will be closed all day tomorrow. Crisis and other 24/7 services will remain open.

If you need to reschedule an appointment, please call (913) 328-4600. If you need immediate help, call our 24/7 crisis line: 913-788-4200.

Inclement Weather Service Update - Thursday, December 22nd

Due to the forecast for Thursday, December 22nd, Wyandot BHN will delay opening outpatient and administrative offices until noon. Morning appointments for psychiatry, therapy, case management, etc. will be moved to telehealth. RSI and all 24/7 services will remain open. Crisis services for children and adults will also be available.

If you need to reschedule an appointment, please call (913) 328-4600. If you need immediate help, call our 24/7 Crisis Line: 913-788-4200.  

Inclement Weather Service Update - Wednesday, February 2

Due to the forecast for Wednesday, February 2, Wyandot BHN is moving all outpatient services to telehealth. The adult crisis lobby at Wyandot Center (1301 N. 47th Street) will remain open and walk-in children’s crisis services will be available at PACES (7840 Washington Avenue).  

Wyandot BHN Receives $215,000 Wyandotte Health Foundation Grant to Address Trauma

Wyandot Behavioral Health Network has received a $215,000 grant from Wyandotte Health Foundation to continue the work of a program that supports grassroots efforts to help communities prevent and heal from trauma. This marks the second consecutive year that the Foundation has awarded its Cross-Sector Collaboration grant to the program Alive & Thrive Wyandotte County.

Wyandot BHN Turns to Telehealth During COVID-19

COVID-19 changed lives in many ways, including altering how Wyandot Behavioral Health Network provides service. When the pandemic began to affect the Kansas City area, our staff made the quick shift to offering telehealth services so we could continue to support our community through this challenging time.

Living in Uncertain and Scary Times

For several weeks now we’ve had to get used to hearing that we’re living in uncertain times. Few of us can shake the uneasy and frightening feeling that so many things we took for granted before the pandemic could be coming to an end. Worse, we don’t know what awaits us on the other side.

Wyandot BHN Programs Achieve CARF Accreditation

Earlier this month, we learned that Wyandot Behavioral Health Network has received accreditation from an international organization that sets standards for mental health and other rehabilitation services. 

Helpful Resources for COVID-19

During this challenging time, knowledge and information can help reduce stress and anxiety. Please see these helpful resources and information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) from these trusted local, state, national and worldwide sources:

Planting Seeds for Future Advocates: Kids Join Adults for Mental Health Advocacy Day

Nearly two dozen employees and consumers of Wyandot BHN traveled to the Kansas State Capitol this month to push for stronger mental health policies.

Wyandot BHN to assume leadership of Alive & Thrive Wyandotte County

Wyandot Behavioral Health Network will lead the county-wide effort to build education and resources around trauma and its effects on the community.