Valeo Behavioral Health Care, Inc. Announces Christine Wills As Interim CEO

TOPEKA, Kan. (June 28, 2024)

Today, the Board of Directors for Valeo Behavioral Health Care, Inc. announced the appointment of Christine Wills, LPC, NCC, LMAC, KCGC, as the organization’s interim CEO, effective July 1, 2024.

Christine is the former Mental Health Director at Valeo, a role she served for 34 years. During her tenure, Christine oversaw the construction and staff management of Valeo’s Crisis Center, which will celebrate its 10 year anniversary in October. She brings significant experience in behavioral health and recovery, and has practiced as a licensed professional counselor for more than three decades.

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Valeo provides services to anyone who lives, works or resides in Kansas.

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Valeo provides essential mental health emergency care 24-Hours a day, 365 days a year at our Crisis Center.

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Valeo’s Recovery Center provides essential life-saving detox and substance use recovery services every day of the year.

Providing Mental Health & Substance Use Recovery Services Since 1967

Since 1967, Valeo Behavioral Health Care has served the Topeka and Shawnee County area and has been the designated mental health authority for Shawnee County. Throughout the years, our services have expanded and evolved to better suit our persons served needs.

“Valeo” is Latin, meaning “to be well.” Our Community understands that mental health is essential to overall health. Treatment benefits the individual, family, public health, safety, and community resources.

Our vision is to keep behavioral health care person served driven, to close the gap on mental health needs and services offered, and provide early screening for mental health and substance use disorders.

At Valeo, we serve the mental health and addiction needs of anyone who lives or works in the State of Kansas. We’re equipped and experienced in delivering a full range of services to treat the most complex mental health issues. We offer 24-Hour crisis services and 29 programs among nine locations. Together we build a safer, healthier community.