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

Mental Health Kansas City – community mental health centers in the greater Kansas City area

Mental Health America B4Stage4 Infographic

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