• Behavioral Health offers many programs, services

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  • Munson Army Health Center
    The Department of Behavioral Health at Munson Army Health Center Gentry Clinic provides a comprehensive array of outpatient services to eligible TRICARE beneficiaries in Leavenworth and the surrounding area. Programs and services include outpatient psychiatric care, evaluation and management of psychotropic medications, individual and group psychotherapy, diagnostic evaluation and psychological testing, neuropsychological services, child, adolescent, and family care, command evaluations, and Family Advocacy Services for child and spousal abuse services.
    “Many of our programs focus on improving readiness and maximizing unit deployability,” said Dr. Robert Bischoff, Behavioral Health Clinic chief.
    MAHC provides general outpatient therapy and medication management for a large spectrum of psychiatric illnesses. Substance use treatment programs are provided by the Substance Use Disorder Clinic. The services include assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare for service members.
    “We encourage patients in need to self-refer to the clinic and attend our clinics New Patient Orientation Group. Soldiers may also be referred from their unit’s commander. This usually happens when results on a mandatory drug test are positive or they have been involved in an incident related to substance use,” said Annette Peare, social services assistant for the Substance Use Disorder Clinical Care.
    MAHC also provides Family Advocacy services that emphasize prevention, education, prompt reporting, investigation, intervention and treatment of spouse and child abuse. Child and Family Behavioral Health services are also available for ages 2-17.
    In addition to the behavioral health services, MAHC offers a concussion and TBI clinic in Gentry Clinic in the Department of Behavioral Health. Services are overseen by a board-certified neuropsychologist and include neuropsychological testing, case management and command consultation.
    “We would like our patients to go to their Primary Care Provider following a suspected concussion,” said Dr. Patrick Armistead-Jehle, Concussion Clinic chief. “Most concussions heal within days to weeks and can be managed in primary care. If symptoms persist, then your primary care provider may refer you for specialty care.”
    Munson Army Health Center’s business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For appointments, call 684-6771.
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