BK BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER recognize that our communities are experiencing challenges from the COVID-19 virus unlike any pandemic we have ever seen before. Countries and communities around the globe are taking extreme measures to mitigate the spread of this virus to minimize the catastrophic loss of life and financial hardship. BK BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER understands the stay-at-home orders and the impact of such directives that has changed our way of life as we know it. We alsounderstand the historically high increases in unemployment and how all the current stressors around us has impacted us all. Those who suffer from mental or behavioral illness may be especially vulnerable during this crisis that is why BK BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER is open and ready to serve you through their tele-health services.
In the weeks and months ahead, behavioral health providers like BK BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER will continue to play an essential role in caring for our participants to ensure they receive their treatments and are ready to meet their needs every step of the way. We anticipate and are prepare for the increased demand on Outpatient Mental Health Clinics to meet the needs of our community members, so we have increased our clinical staff to meet this demand.
Our team at BK BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER in the Lanham and Baltimore offices are open and ready to meet your needs during this difficult time and beyond. We follow the guidelines recommended by the CDC, WHO and state and local authorities. As healthcare professionals, we are trained to provide care while mitigating infectious diseases. We are enforcing strict protocols for new admissions and all participants and in our treatment processes to keep our patients and employees safe.
We want to reassure you that our goal is always to meet the needs of all our participants regardless of their background or economic status. As the President/CEO of BK BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER, I want you to know my heart goes out to each one of you who have loss someone or your livelihood during this pandemic. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are all in this together.
Please stay safe.
Bernadette Sanko Kamara
BK BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER INC