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Mental illness is real.
It's common.
It's treatable.
And it's OK to talk about it.

One in five people will have a diagnosable mental illness this year. Yet few know how to talk about it.

Why Suicide Rates Spike in the Spring

Counterintuitively, spring generally leads to an increase in suicides. Bonnie Swade of SASS-MOKAN describes this phenomenon and provides resources that may be helpful to someone struggling.

Resources by County

If you are in crisis or are searching for a specific treatment facility click here to find healthcare resources broken down by county on the Kansas side of the Kansas City Metropolitan area. More resources will be added as they are compiled.

Other Resources

This is a spot where we can put any other types of resources or populations that are served. This is a spot where we can put any other types of resources or populations that are served.

Insurance

National health insurance laws are slowly changing to ensure that treatment services for addiction and mental illness are covered under most insurance plans. Today, through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individuals can find coverage even if they have a pre-existing condition and often at reduced rates.

Mental Health Resources

Mental health treatment covers a wide array of therapeutic endeavors that can reduce or alleviate symptoms of mental illness. We can help you locate a support service that fits you.

Suicide Prevention

If you feel you are in a crisis, whether or not you are thinking about killing yourself, please call the Lifeine at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).