Community Services

For more information on services available in your community, please follow the links below and contact the specific agency with any questions.  Although we cannot guarantee that you qualify for services, appointment availability or payment methods accepted at these outside offices/agencies, we provide the following listings in an effort to assist our regional patients to find help close to home if needed.

Statewide Community Mental Health Services

An excellent resource for Comprehensive Care Agency links to each agency served by region, visit the University of Kentucky College of Education page at:

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

For publicly funded mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse service boards listed by county, visit

Lexington/Georgetown Mental Health Providers

Bluegrass Health Psychology

1401 Harrodsburg Road  Lexington, KY  40504  859.277.1008

Amanda Merchant, PhD-  Licensed clinical and health psychologist with experience in pre-surgical evaluation of bariatric surgery patients and outpatient psychotherapy services to assist pre and post-surgical patients in obtaining optimal results.

Northern KY/Greater Cincinnati Mental Health Providers

Anderson Hills Psychotherapy

1060 Nimitizview Drive  Cincinnati, OH  45230  513.330.0201
Cymbria Hess, IMFT-  Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with training in developmental psychology and specialty expertise & sensitivity to the individual and relationship adjustment needs of weight loss surgery patients.

Little Psychological Services

6900 Houston Road  Florence, KY  41042  859.525.4911
Laurie Little, PsyD- Licensed psychologist with specialty focus on eating disorders, depression, anxiety, psychological assessments for bariatric surgery seeking patients and individual & group psychotherapy for patients adjusting to life changes after surgery, including DBT skills training.


Bluegrass Ultra Transit Service (BUS) 

BUS is a rural public transportiation service serving Anderson, Boyle, Casey, Franklin, Garrard, Jessamine, Lincoln, Mercer, Scott, Washington and Woodford Counties.  Also includes public demand response and an intercity route between Danville and Lexington, and serves Medicaid, Vocational Rehabilitation and Department for the Blind.  Call ahead for more information & reservations.