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Welcome to Ozark Center

Ozark Center, an integral component of Freeman Health System, provides comprehensive behavioral health services to children, adults and families in the four state area.

Ozark Center continually looks for innovative ways to address the mental health needs of the community and promote awareness of mental illness in an effort to eliminate the discrimination associated with it.

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Give your child super powers!

In the action-packed Super Me! game, children pick a home and create a family – as the game progresses, players meet other characters in the neighborhood and engage in mini-games, such as soccer practice. Users earn points, superhero accessories and levels by completing special challenges.


Is your family ready for the next disaster?

Help Kids Cope helps adults understand how children commonly respond during and after disasters and offers checklists to help families prepare for natural disasters. The app also features tips on speaking to children before, during and after a natural disaster.

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To schedule an appointment call 417.347.7600

October 13, 2017

Ozark Center Announces New Chief Administrative Officer

Long-time employee continues legacy of quality behavioral health.

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September 27, 2017

Ozark Center Celebrates Decade of Providing Safe, Affordable Housing

Magnolia Heights serves individuals with chronic mental illness.

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August 15, 2017

Bill & Virginia Leffen Center for Autism Receives $20,000 Donation

Active Lifestyle Events Inc. presents final installment of $100,000 pledge.

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Physician Spotlight

Charles Graves, MD


Dr. Graves is the Ozark Center Medical Director for Outpatient Psychiatry. He has been practicing child and adolescent psychiatry since 1998.

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Program Spotlight

The Bill & Virginia Leffen Center for Autism, developed in consultation with the Cleveland Clinic Autism Consultime Group, serves children birth to age 21 and families. The center offers child-centered diagnostic, treatment and education services.

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Virtual Reality Treatment

Ozark Center – always on the forefront of innovative behavioral health solutions – recently added two high-tech treatment options to help people deal with issues such as generalized anxiety issues, panic attacks, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Through virtual reality exposure therapy and biofeedback, Ozark Center addresses some of the biggest challenges facing the community today and reaches out to individuals who might be reluctant to complete a more traditional course of therapy.