www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Flamingo up in flames -10/18/2014, 6:58 PM

TV psychic coming to Salina -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Libertarian shares different philosophy -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Hoteliers placing big bets on Garden City -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Former city IT director charged with sex crimes against children -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Federal, state officials celebrate Hugoton ethanol plant -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Area optometrists attend eyecare conference -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Governor names Kansas mental health task force

Published on -7/11/2013, 6:58 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Gov. Sam Brownback has announced his selections to participate in a statewide task force to address mental health issues in Kansas.

The Republican governor is asking the group to recommend ways state agencies that provide mental health services can better coordinate their efforts while making good use of resources.

Kansas has two state mental hospitals and 27 community mental health centers that work with private contractors, residential facilities and providers.

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services will oversee the task force. The first meeting of the group will be July 18 in Topeka.

Brownback will receive a report from the task force on its findings and recommendations.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News
AP Nation-World News

View this site in another language.