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Program Information
Program Name: Kansas Consumer Advisory Council for Adult Mental Health, Inc.
Year the Program was Started: 2000
Public Contact Person: Gary Parker
Address: 358 North Main
Wichita, KS 67202
Telephone #: 316-978-5842
Fax #: 316-978-3593
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan, Men, Women, LGBT, Trauma Survivors, Persons on Inpatient Units, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless, Veterans, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: $200,000-$400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: 1-2
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Our Vision/goals is that: ´╗┐All Kansans have hope and expect mental health recovery and wellness as an essential part of overall health. All people can use their life experiences or trauma background as assets to build dignity, self-direction for a life of their choice in the community.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Our mission is to educate, advocate, and collaborate with community partners to strengthen our voice in mental health causes.

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