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New Mental Health Case Worker For The Christian County Health Department

The Christian County Health Department welcomes Payton Champley as their new Mental Health Case Worker. Champley is a Taylorville native and a graduate of Illinois State University. Mental Health services are an aspect Dr. Chad Anderson, Public Health Administrator, has been working to add after a survey notified the health department that mental health has risen to the most prevalent need in the county.

Dr. Anderson describes the mental health grant that was awarded to the Christian County Health Department to add a mental health case worker. Since taking the position in February 2024, Champley has been learning about the needs of the community and hearing from local, fully developed mental health departments.


Payton Champley is spending time building up programs and services to direct people struggling with mental health to the proper avenues.


Dr. Anderson is eager to begin operations of mental health in Christian County and plans on expanding the department to fit community needs in the future.


To inquire about mental health services at the Christian County Health Department, contact them to get in touch with Champley by calling 217-824-4113.

Payton Champley and Dr. Chad Anderson appeared as guests on the WTIM Morning Show.


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