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Emergency Services: Mental Health

Emergency Services

Emergency Services Line:  913-268-0156 (24 hour line)
Open Access Line: 913-826-4200

Johnson County Mental Health Center maintains professional clinical staff on duty 24-hours-a-day to provide mental health Emergency Services to Johnson County residents. The Mental Health Center’s Emergency Services are primarily provided by the following service components:

Access Team – Same day walk-in intakes offered by trained licensed mental health clinicians for persons seeking immediate treatment and mental health care.   Open Access is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 200 p.m in the Olathe and Shawnee offices. The Open Access line is (913) 826-4200.  Individuals accessing services are asked to bring in insurance cards and/or proof of finances to quickly determine sliding scale fees for service. 

After-Hours Team – After-Hours provides mobile mental health crisis services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  This team is the primary point of contact for all mental health emergencies occurring during evening, nighttime, weekend and holiday hours. Licensed mental health clinicians working onsite provide telephone and on-site response to emergencies and provide consultation and guidance to Hospital Emergency Departments, Law Enforcement Officers and various other community agencies in addressing mental health emergencies.   After-Hours answers the 24-Hour Crisis Line during evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) - MCRT provides mobile mental health crisis services Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Specially trained to resolve emergency situation, the team comprised of licensed clinicians and crisis case managers, respond to crisis calls in the community, providing brief and intensive services, reducing the need for hospitalization.  MCRT answers the 24-Hour Crisis Line during business hours.

Crisis Recovery Center (CRC) – CRC is a licensed ten bed, crisis residential facility with full-time staff, who provide support and supervision in a safe environment as an alternative to hospitalization.


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