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KS Gov Announces New Acute Care Clinic for Mental Illness

bbk-2 hpm(Photo by Alex Smith, KCUR News)

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced plans Thursday for a facility to provide short-term crisis care for people with acute mental illness or substance abuse problems. The Governor said the program in Kansas City, Kansas could be a model for the rest of the state. KCUR’s Alex Smith reports.


For a more in-depth examination of the governor's plans for the Rainbow Mental Health Facility, visit



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