National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 988
Crisis situation – Dial 911 – ask for Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) – officers who are trained to deal with individuals in mental health crisis; some, but not all, police departments have these teams.
Mental Health America – treat mental health before it reaches stage 4
Zero Reasons Why – a teen-led plan for the whole community – remove the stigma, build community support, commit to education
Mental Health First Aid – course to help understand mental health challenges & how to respond
Mental Health Kansas City – community mental health centers in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area
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