• Feds Hope New Policy Will Help Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

    September 10, 2014

    The federal government is rolling out a new policy to combat prescription drug addiction as the epidemic skyrockets. Dr. Irfan Handoo at the Research Psychiatric Center said they are seeing a record number of prescription drug addicts.

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  • Kansas City Behavioral Health Leader Partners with NAMI to Present 12-Week Course Designed to Educate and Support Local Families

    July 21, 2014

    Research Psychiatric Center, a campus of Research Medical Center, announces a free 12-week course on education and support for families of individuals with mental illness. Research Medical Center is part of HCA Midwest Health System, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider and one of the area’s largest private-sector employers. Research Psychiatric Center is one of the largest providers of behavioral healthcare services in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area and one of the few comprehensive inpatient facilities.

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  • STAR Program’s Primary Therapist on Up to Date Radio Show

    July 11, 2014

    Research Psychiatric Center STAR Program’s primary therapist, David Strother, was interviewed on Kansas City Public Media’s Up to Date radio show.

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  • HCA Midwest Health System Sponsors 4th Annual Health And Wellness Expo

    May 13, 2014

    HCA Midwest Health System, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider, and Midwest Physicians will once again partner with the Just For Her Expo to sponsor the 4th Annual Health and Wellness Expo. Thousands of women from across Greater Kansas City expected to attend ‘Roadmap to Healthy Living’ event to help them navigate healthcare choices.

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  • Electroconvulsive Therapy - Saving a Life, Restoring Hope

    May 01, 2014

    While typically used for more mature adult patients or seniors who suffer from debilitating and profound depression, Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), under the right circumstances, can be used successfully for younger adults. Such was the case recently with Catherine C., a patient of Dr. Irfan Handoo.

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