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The Health & Wellness of our Kansas City community is critical to sustain and grow our beautiful hometown.​

Our Vision:

As a coalition of cross-sector agencies throughout Kansas City, the Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition believes transparent collaboration and equal access to mental health education and prevention will increase the health and wellness of our community.

Our Mission:

The Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition collaborates across KC agencies to support, engage and provide essential human services for people facing challenges in everyday life or times of crisis-regardless of faith, age, culture or lifestyle.


Advocacy for mental illness and addiction takes many forms, from personal care-giving to moving political action. In all cases, the more we join with others the louder our voices can be. Find and join others who support your efforts to improve … Read More... about Advocacy

Suicide Prevention

Suicide is rarely a spur of the moment decision. In the days and hours before people kill themselves, there are usually clues and warning signs. Learn more now.       If you are in crisis, call 9-1-1.The following websites offer a wide variety … Read More... about Suicide Prevention

Substance Use Resources

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and other addictions affect people from all walks of life. It doesn't matter your gender, ethnicity or socioeconomic status, like mental illness, these issues can affect anyone. SUD is thought to be a chronic, progressive disease, that without … Read More... about Substance Use Resources

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If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255