Mirror receives Kansas Health Foundation grant

By: Bryan Masters

The Kansas Health Foundation recently named Mirror among the recipients for the 2020 Impact and Capacity Grants (ICG) Initiative. The ICG Initiative provides one-year grants of up to $25,000 for nonprofits mission-aligned with KHF, focused on COVID-19 response and recovery. There were 91 grants awarded to nonprofit, faith-based and government organizations, totaling more than $2 … Continued

Women’s Community Foundation Grant Supports Newton High’s Sources of Strength

By: Bryan Masters

Newton, KS – Mirror is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,000 grant from the Women’s Community Foundation affiliate of the Central Kansas Community Foundation. The organization will use the funds for Sources of Strength at Newton High School. Sources of Strength is a nationally-recognized, evidence-based program designed to help prevent suicide, bullying, … Continued

Mirror director receives Kansas Prevention Community Leader Award

By: Bryan Masters

Three Newton area drug prevention leaders were honored Sept. 19, 2018, at the Kansas Prevention Conference in Topeka, Kans. (L-R) Pam Stevens, executive director of the Newton Area Chamber of Commerce, received the Kansas Partner in Prevention Award for her work in moving her community toward forming a drug-free youth coalition. Eli Redington, a youth … Continued

Drug Free Communities awards grant to reduce Harvey County youth drug use

By: Bryan Masters

The Healthy Harvey Drug Free Community Coalition has been awarded a grant from the federal Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support program. The grant totals $125,000 per year, renewable over a five year period. It will support the local coalition’s efforts to create and sustain reduction in youth substance use. Mirror serves as the administrative agency … Continued

Mirror Appoints Marcy Johnson as Vice President of Treatment Services

By: Bryan Masters

Marcy Johnson has joined Mirror as its new vice president of treatment services. In that role, Marcy oversees Mirror’s addiction programs and services throughout Kansas, including four residential centers and 11 outpatient programs. Marcy has strong background in health care and behavioral health management. Most recently she served as CEO and administrator for DaVita in … Continued

Carlos Wriedt joins Mirror as Vice President of Finance

By: Bryan Masters

Mirror, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlos Wriedt as its new Vice President of Finance. Mr. Wriedt has a background in both financial management and counseling. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Most recently he has managed the financial and human resource functions for the Substance Abuse … Continued

Mirror Appoints Dr. Donald Denney as Vice President of Community Integration

By: Bryan Masters

Mirror CEO Barth Hague has announced the appointment of Dr. Don Denney to the position of Vice President of Community Integration. In this role, Dr. Denney oversees Mirror’s residential re-entry programs, the Work for Success program in Topeka and several other Mirror initiatives. He replaces Melissa Goodman who has served as Interim Vice President of … Continued

Mirror acquires Lawrence clinic

By: Bryan Masters

Mirror is pleased to announce that it has acquired the former Professional Treatment Services outpatient clinic in Lawrence. The deal was finalized on Feb. 8 after the State of Kansas provided Mirror with a license to operate the new program The team of ten therapists and administrative staff provide outpatient counseling, assessments, DUI and related … Continued

Mirror Appoints Dr. Donald Denney as Senior Advisor for Correctional Services

By: Bryan Masters

Mirror, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Donald L. Denney, Ph.D. to the position of Senior Advisor for Correctional Services. Dr. Denney has a background in drug abuse treatment in addition to a career in federal corrections. Dr. Denney holds a Ph.D in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. “Dr. Denney is … Continued

YAR Leaders engage in National Leadership Training

By: Rachael Miner

Saturday, July 22, members of Mirror’s Youth as Resources program attended the Points on Light “Ready Set Go” leadership training at the Meridian Center in Newton. The training, which focused on educating and inspiring youth to design and carry out service projects in their community, was led by Points of Light Director of Education Programs, … Continued