Mental Health Resources

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.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 – call 24/7 or chat online 

Mental Health First Aidcourse to help understand mental health challenges & how to respond

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc. – Independence, MO

Johnson County Mental Health Services – Kansas

Swope Park Health Services – Kansas City, MO

Tri-County Mental Health Services – Kansas City, MO

Truman Medical Center Behavioral Health – Kansas City, MO

ReDiscover – Lee’s Summit, MO

Wyandot Center – Kansas City, KS

Mental Health America B4Stage4 Infographic



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