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Program Information
Program Name: Bright Horizons, Inc.
Year the Program was Started: 2001
Public Contact Person: Kathy McNett
Address: 1028 Harrison Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
Telephone #: 866-793-8855
Email Address: bhinc1741@yahoo.com
Program Category: Peer Support, Recovery Education, Support Group
Target Participants:
Adults
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $70,000-$100,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: 10-20
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: Program brochure
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To provide and enhance leadership opportunities for members; to provide and enhance educational opportunities for members, the general community, and other human service providers; to provide and enhance training opportunities for members; to perform and participate in research activities to improve our services, the mental health system and the lives of individual members.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: To provide and enhance leadership opportunities for members; to provide and enhance educational opportunities for members, the general community, and other human service providers; to provide and enhance training opportunities for members; to perform and participate in research activities to improve our services, the mental health system and the lives of individual members.
Program Mission Statement: To provide a supportive atmosphere in which consumers of mental health services can use our gifts to develop leadership among members and increase community involvement through fostering education and training of members and furthering research in the areas of mental illness and recovery.
Additional Information: We are run by as well as serve consumers of mental health services in the counties of Barton, Rice, Pawnee and Stafford in Central Kansas.

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