Blog Posts By: Mary Kettlewell

That Is What I Know

December 9, 2014


As has become an annual activity for our organization, before we ring in the new year, we take a look back at events, projects and moments from 2014 that have […]

Partnerships Are Powerful

December 10, 2013


Before we bid farewell to an eventful year dominated by the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects […]

National Dialogues Provide a Platform for Those Affected by Mental Illness

September 26, 2013


I was privileged to participate in the National Mental Health Dialogue held in Kansas City last weekend. President Obama launched this effort, with events being held in 10 cities across […]

Is Integration the Key to Improving Access and Quality of Mental Health Care?

March 21, 2013


In any given year, less than half of people diagnosed with a mental illness receive treatment. While this can be attributed to many different circumstances, it is clear that early […]

Experiential Learning Prepares KC Urban High Schoolers for College, Careers in Health Care

December 11, 2012


It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events […]

Increased Resources for Mental Health Treatment Needed to Help Prevent Tragedies

February 23, 2011


Tragic events happen every day. When they involve public figures, the media provides a tremendous amount of coverage. This was especially true for the recent tragedy in Arizona involving the […]


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