The largest psychiatric hospital in the state of Kansas that is located on a 78 acre campus along the Arkansas River and Santa Fe Trail in central Kansas. It houses the State Security Program, Psychiatric Services Program, and Sexual Predator Treatment Program. Larned State Hospital employs over 800 employees and has the capabilities of providing treatment to over 450 patients daily. There are several small colleges located nearby and Fort Hays State University is an hour away. The area offers a comparatively low cost of living, excellent schools, a well developed park and recreation system, and a low crime rate.