Archive for January 2016

Mental Health is “Good for Business”

NEWTON, Kan.  (Jan. 22, 2016) – Prairie View, Inc. and EMPAC (Employee Assistance Consultants) have joined in a collaborative agreement to help maintain a healthier workforce. According to recent studies, one out of five employees who call in sick, are suffering from stress rather than illness. (CCH,Inc.) “Prairie View has been providing mental health and…

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Mental Health First Aid Training Offered in January at Prairie View

Newton, Kan. (Jan. 5, 2016) – Twenty percent of youth experience mental disorders in a given year. Prairie View is offering a tool to help adults better help those youth in the form of Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMFA) courses. This course is designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. Brad Schmidt,…

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Cherno Bah, APRN-PMHNP joins Prairie View’s team

NEWTON, Kan. (11/23, 2015) – Prairie View Inc., welcomes Cherno Bah, a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (APRN-PMHNP). Cherno will be primarily responsible for treating adults with acute mental health needs in the inpatient hospital. “I grew up in a country where those with mental illness were given little or no attention. It has always…

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Prairie View Receives State Award for Housing Assistance

NEWTON, Kan. (01/04, 2015) – Prairie View Inc. has been awarded a $50,950 Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) grant from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) to help people with severe mental illness afford safe and decent housing. TBRA awards are funded through the federal HOME Investments Partnership program administered by KHRC. The grant gives…

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