Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Mental Health Month 2017 Proclamation

Southwest Guidance Center gratefully acknowledges the Proclamation of the Seward County Commission made on Monday, May 1, 2017, at the beginning of Mental Health Month.

"Therefore, Seward County does hereby proclaim MAY 2017 as Mental Health Month and calls upon the citizens, government agencies, public and private institutions, businesses and schools in Seward County to recommit our community to increasing awareness and understanding of mental health, its relationship to physical health, the steps our citizens can take to protect their mental health, and the need for appropriate and accessible services for all people with mental health conditions."

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

This past weekend, Southwest Guidance Center celebrated 50 years of service to our communities! Thank you to all the clients, visitors, board, staff, and families who helped make this an extraordinary event!

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Did you know? Southwest Guidance Center will be 50 years old this year! 

Save the date for our 50th Anniversary open house and presentation, Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 PM.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Annual Conference of Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas

Earlier this week, representatives from the SWGC Board of Directors and the Management Team attended the Annual Conference of the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas. The Association advances the interests of CMHCs and the individuals they serve. Towards this end, the Association provides legislative representation, offers leadership and professional education, highlights model practices and programs, and identifies resources for addressing the challenges faced by local mental health authorities. The Association celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year.
Left to Right: Jim Karlan (Executive Director 1982-2012); Dr. Leslie Bissell (Executive Director); Dr. Marshall H. Lewis (Clinical Director); Mindy Martines (Office Manager); Carmen Gnizak (Board Member); Dr. Linda Wolf (Board Member); Brenda Deaton (Financial Manager)

Monday, September 8, 2014


Did you know?  Southwest Guidance Center, your community mental health center for southwest Kansas, is moving its web address!  Welcome to our new URL!  Watch this space for news and updates from your Southwest Guidance Center! We are now

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