Here you will find a list of affiliates. Please refer to the right hand margin for links.
If you have any further questions, additions or deletions to this list please contact the Intake and Information Specialist Cheryl Carlin.
Community Mental Health Centers
If it is a life-threatening emergency: DIAL 911.
Most communities in Jackson County have CIT (Crisis Intervention Teams), police officers specially trained to respond to persons with mental illness in crisis.
Missouri ’s Access Crisis Intervention number: 1-888-279-2132
This toll-free number is answered 24-7. Qualified staff is available to talk with you about your crisis and help you determine what assistance is needed. All calls are confidential.
Military Veterans: Contact your Kansas City VA Medical Center: (816) 861-4700.
NAMI-KC: (816) 931-0030 The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Kansas City provides information on mental illness, has support groups and can make referrals.
Mental illness affects over 30,000 Jackson County citizens of every age, race, religion and income. Mental disorders are the leading cause of lost productivity in America. Treatment of serious mental illness is effective. Jackson County has a Community Mental Health Levy, which is overseen by a Board of Trustees. The Levy generates about $11 million annually for indigent mental healthcare. The Board of Trustees has high standards for accountability. Funding is competitive and performance-based. Jackson County government, our community partners and elected leaders are working hard to help assure that our safety net of mental healthcare will be there for those who need it. For more information about the Jackson County Community Mental Health Fund, visit www.jacksoncountycares.org.
Mattie Rhodes Counseling Center (Se Habla Espanol) 1740 Jefferson Kansas City, Missouri 64108 (816) 471-2536
Comprehensive Mental Health Services 17844 E. 23nd StreetIndependence, Missouri 64057 (816) 254-3652
ReDiscover 901 N. E. Independence Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64086 (816) 246-8000
Swope Health Services 3801 Blue Parkway Kansas City, Missouri 64130 (816) 922-7612
TMC Behavioral Health 2211 Charlotte Kansas City, Missouri 64108 (816) 404-5700
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center (Se Habla Espanol) 825 Euclid Kansas City, Missouri 64124 (816) 889-4610
The Western Missouri Psychiatric Society A resource for private psychiatrists and psychiatric referrals. Metropolitan Medical Society 315 Nichols Road, Suite 250 Kansas City, Missouri 64112 (816) 531-8432