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Johnson County Mental Health Center offers a wide range of mental health and substance abuse services to residents of Johnson County Kansas.
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JOCO MNH Aug 13
Bring your lunch and join us for the first of our Educ(ATE) Series. September 5, 11:30-1pm at the Olathe office of JCMHC.
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JOCO MNH Aug 9
Thankful for our partners at , for paying it forward to our Children and Family Services staff today
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JOCO MNH Jun 12
"How are you doing?"
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JOCO MNH May 23
In order to better serve our clients, new office hours begin June 1.
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JOCO MNH May 17
SRO’s are not there just to enforce the law. They are there to cultivate relationships. - Cpt. Roland
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JOCO MNH May 17
Advice for parents: have consequences for actions, be the parent not the friend - Don Hymer
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JOCO MNH May 17
Advice for parents: cultivate non judgmental environments- Johnny Roland
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JOCO MNH May 17
Advice for parents: Be involved, be a part of their life, get to know their friends and ask questions - Kevin Kufeldt
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JOCO MNH May 17
When a kid gets caught with drugs at school the role of the DA is: determine the severity of the charge, focus on getting the student help, see students in court and determine next course of action.
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JOCO MNH May 17
When a kid gets caught with drugs at school the SRO’s role is: to investigate, to collect substances and test, then forward to the DA’s office.
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JOCO MNH May 17
When a kid gets caught with drugs at school: The school gives medical care, contacts the parent, assists in obtaining a drug screening, and contacts the school resource officer.
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JOCO MNH May 17
Cpt. Roland says things “are not always like they seem” kids are exposed to drugs all the time and they are great at hiding it.
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JOCO MNH May 17
The panelists have all said that the human brain continues to develop until age 25. The use of drugs very negatively affects the developing brain.
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JOCO MNH May 17
Hymer says that in JOCO, Meth is more of a problem than opioids. Meth also is highly addictive and hard on the body.
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JOCO MNH May 17
Don Hymer says most kids who get “caught” are getting in trouble in groups. He also points out that walk out basements are very easy for kids to sneak out of, so check on your kids and their friends often!
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JOCO MNH May 17
Kids tell Kufeldt that they use drugs to relax, cope and reward themselves.
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JOCO MNH May 17
Kufeldt says that today’s marijuana is not the same as the marijuana from the 70’s. The potency is around 20% as opposed to 3-4% in the 70’s.
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JOCO MNH May 17
Kufeldt says that marijuana and alcohol are number 1 and number 2 most abused drugs in JOCO.
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JOCO MNH May 17
Tonight’s panelists are Kevin Kufeldt, program manager of ACT, Cpt. Johnny Roland, Olathe PD, Don Hymer, Asst. DA of JOCO.
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JOCO MNH May 17
Tom Brady from tells parents that they are sending a great message to their kids by being here tonight.
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