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Our Executive Director, Ken Vick, was interviewed on the Jaws of Justice Radio Show. His interview starts at the 28:00 minute mark and goes to the 51:00 minute mark.

Listen to Fox 4's Kathy Quinn talk with Benilde Hall's Executive Director Ken Vick about Bartle Hall.

Each year, an estimated 2 million people suffering from mental illness are booked into county jails. In Kansas City, Missouri, like other places around the country, officials are looking for a better way to get those people the help they need to get back on their feet. John Yang reports in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Today is Wednesday, but The Bridge had the opportunity to sit down with an organization that's helping to make a difference in our city. This morning, Irish Dave was joined by Rachelle Smith, development director at Benilde Hall. The Kansas City-based program provides transitional housing and substance abuse treatment to homeless men.

Benilde Hall Executive Director Kent Jewell has been a compassionate and effective leader in treating homelessness, addiction, and mental health issues for over 17 years in Jackson County. Kent is honored with the COMBAT 2017 Treatment Award for his efforts.

U.S. Marine veteran Jerome Charles has a positive spirit despite recent setbacks. Thanks to Jackson County Drug Court and Benilde Hall, which receive funding through COMBAT, he is working to put his life back on track and put substance abuse behind him.