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Wichita to get new psychiatric hospital for children


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas health system is planning to open a new psychiatric hospital for children who have suicidal thoughts, feelings of violence, depression and substance abuse.

KVC Hospitals will open the new 54-bed hospital by early 2019 at the former Kansas Orthopedic Center in Wichita. The hospital will have the capacity to treat 2,800 patients between the ages of 6 and 18 annually, the Wichita Eagle reported .

Children from Wichita and south-central Kansas have had to go to KVC's psychiatric hospitals in Hays or Kansas City to receive treatment. The new KVC hospital will be t...

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