Founded by the Mennonite church in 1954, Prairie View is the state's largest private behavioral and mental health system guided by a strong tradition of Christian caring and is private and not-for-profit.
Prairie View offers a complete range of services for children, adolescents, adults, older adults and families including treatment for depression and anxiety disorders, addictions and substance abuse. Recovery is supported with vocational and housing assistance, in Community Mental Health Center areas; individual, family and group counseling services.
Through the Prairie View Learning Institute's Food for Thought speaker series and Employee Assistance Programs, Prairie View also offers a variety of community outreach services providing education, consultation to businesses, schools, churches and other organizations.
Prairie View has six outpatient locations in Hillsboro, Hutchinson, McPherson, Newton, and east and west Wichita, and a network of behavioral health providers throughout Kansas and the Midwest. In addition to the outpatient locations, a psychiatric hospital, intensive residential program, special purpose school and a partial hospital are located on Prairie View's main campus in Newton, Kansas.