Archive for July 2017

Employees Complete Mental Health First Aid Training

Everett Bradley, director of Prairie View’s Adventure and Recreational Therapy team, and Debbie Lacy-Sisco, licensed master social worker (LMSW) at Prairie View, recently completed a five-day interactive training session with a presentation and exam to become certified Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) instructors. As instructors, Bradley and Lacy-Sisco are now available to teach the 12-hour…

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Harvey County selected as a Pathways to a Healthy Kansas Community by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas

Harvey County receives $100,000 grant, access to $400,000 in additional funding Harvey County is one of eight Kansas communities recently selected as a grantee in the largest community grant program ever funded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. The Pathways to a Healthy Kansas program provides community coalitions like Healthy Harvey Coalition with…

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Building Bridges through Drumming Therapy

Newton, Kan. (July 17, 2017) –In music, the bridge is a section of a song used to help reach the resolution. It’s a journey and a very important part of a song. Bridges make it possible to cross over and reach a certain destination. In drumming therapy, letting loose, pounding to a solid beat and…

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Prairie View to Offer Help for Talking to Teens About “13 Reasons Why”

Newton, Kan. (July 13, 2017) – Adults wanting to know more about the Netflix show “13 Reasons Why,” bullying and teen suicide will want to attend a special presentation provided by Prairie View clinicians Allyson Krehbiel, LSCSW, Mai Manchanda, T-LMLP, and Kylie Moore, LMFT. The presentation will be held Monday, August 7, at Shalom Mennonite…

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Aging: Evidence of Mercy

I’ve been thinking about getting older. It’s a decade-marker for me, and my mother is now marching into her 90s. The American culture creates a picture of vibrant youth with joyous beach parties, smooth skin and beautiful clothes. Generally, pictures of older adults are featured in medication ads on TV who need everything from cancer…

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