Ozark Center update

Thursday, May 26, 2011 - Ozark Center update

JOPLIN, Mo.—Ozark Center licensed crisis counselors are available at 417.347.7070, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Ozark Center psychiatric, counseling, and case management services are available. Please call 417.347.7070 for assistance or information. Existing clients may also call this number for medication refills.

Ozark Center substance abuse services are available at 305 Virginia Street. No phone is currently available. No residential substance abuse or detox services are available at this time.

All Ozark Center residents, including the adolescents at Turnaround Ranch, are accounted for and safe. Some residents have been moved to alternative housing as needed in the interim.

All Ozark Center for Autism clients have been contacted and alternative treatment and schooling plans are in the works.

Ozark Center is contacting, through phone calls and door-to-door visits, those who receive community support worker services.

About Ozark Center
An integral component of Freeman Health System based in Joplin, Missouri, Ozark Center provides comprehensive behavioral health services to children, adults, and families in an area that includes more than 450,000 residents from Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Ozark Center continually looks for innovative ways to address the mental health needs of the community and promote awareness of mental illness in an effort to eliminate the discrimination associated with it. For more information, visit ozarkcenter.com or call 417.347.7600.