Dial 911 in a life-threatening emergency
CIT (Crisis Intervention Teams) are police officers trained to safely respond to persons with mental illness in crisis. Ask for a CIT Officer when calling 911 with a mental health crisis.
Access Crisis Intervention: 888-279-2132
This Missouri toll-free number is answered 24/7. Trained staff will talk with you about your situation and help you determine what assistance is needed. All calls are confidential.
Military Veterans have access to benefits and care at the
Kansas City VA Medical Center. For emergency mental health care, call the crisis hotline: 800-273-TALK (8255). For regular appointments at the VA Mental Health Clinic, call 816-922-2641
Domestic Violence: You can escape and heal from abuse. Immediate help is available at 816-Hotline (816-468-5463) or outside Kansas City: 800-799-SAFE (7233). You are not alone and you do not deserve to be abused.
NAMI-KC: 816-931-0030 8:30-4:00 Monday thru Friday. The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Kansas City can help with referrals to mental health services. NAMI-KC provides information on mental illness and operates several support groups.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255. Skilled, trained counselors are available 24/7 to talk with you, no matter what problems you are dealing with.
The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386. Available 24/7, this confidential hotline provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.
Make the call! Talk to someone if you are having a problem that is troubling you. There are many people who care and want to help. Jackson County Cares about you!