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Mental Health

If you are in crisis, you can text "UNITE" to 741741 for free, confidential crisis support 24 hours through our partnership with Crisis Text Line.

Getting Started with Mental Health Services

Hotline Resources

Where Do I Begin?
Navigating mental health resources can be an overwhelming task. This document is a guide to resources for behavioral or mental health concerns about yourself or a loved one. It also provides you with keywords that can help narrow your search in our database.

Finding Quality Care
It can be difficult to know if a mental health service provider is going to meet your needs. This guide provides some questions you can ask, and additional sources of information.

Need Help Now?

These hotlines and other services are available 24 hours to offer support and resources.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(connects you to a local crisis center)

Crisis Text Line
Text “UNITE” to 741741

Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (LGBTQ)

Veterans Crisis Line
800-273-8255 x1 or text 838255

MOCSA - Sexual Assault Crisis Lines
MO: 816-531-0233
KS: 913-642-0233

Kansas Protection Report Center
(for child and adult abuse, neglect, exploitation)

Missouri Child Abuse Neglect Hotline

Missouri Protective Services for Aging Hotline