Leadership

Walter Hill – Executive Director

Walt Hill has been the Executive Director of High Plains Mental Health Center since 2003, having devoted most of his career to serving the people of Northwest Kansas. He began…

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Dr. Virginia Patriarca – Medical Director

Dr. Virginia Patriarca has worked at High Plains Mental Health Center since 1995 and has been the Medical Director since 2008.  Dr. Patriarca completed her medical degree from the University…

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David S. Anderson – Director of Clinical Services

David S. Anderson is High Plains Mental Health Center’s Director of Clinical Services and has been with the Center for 29 years. He earned his BA in Psychology from Southwestern…

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Jamie Malone – Director of Nursing Services

Jamie Malone is High Plains’ Director of Nursing Services and has worked for High Plains since 1993.  Originally from Hays, Jamie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Fort Hays…

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About Us

Founded in 1964, High Plains Mental Health Center has been serving the residents of Northwest Kansas with mental health services for over five decades. Click here to learn about our mission, […]

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Careers

LPN/LMHT, Mental Health Services High Plains Mental Health Center, a Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center currently has a full time position opening for a LPN/LMHT, Mental Health Services in our Hays Main Office.  […]

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Contact Us

For all emergencies, please call 911.  If this is not an emergency, dial (800) 432-0333 or (785) 628-2871 to reach us.  To email us, please use the form below.  If […]

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History of the Center

High Plains was created in 1964, through action taken by the joint efforts of the County Commissions in Ellis, Rooks, Phillips and Norton counties. Kansas law gave local government the […]

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Mental Health First Aid

Taking a Mental Health First Aid class will help to prepare you to be able to help individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis.  Request a training for your […]

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