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Mental Health

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Resources

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Call for additional help

  • Johnson County Mental Health 24 hour Crisis Line - 913-268-0156 - a line answered by local mental health professionals who assess immediate needs.
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255 - a national line answered by mental health professionals.
    en Español - 1-888-628-9454
    TTY - 1-800-799-4889

To Find a Community Mental Health Center in Kansas

Kansas Community Mental Health Centers

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JOCO Suicide Prevention Coalition Parent Video
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Help for Young Adults
Help for Veterans
Ayuda en Español
Mental Health.gov
Stop a suicide.org 
Stop Bulling Kansas

COPING WITH SUICIDE LOSS         

Common Reactions After a Tramatic Death 
Coping With Suicide Loss-Helping Children Cope 
Explaining Suicide to Children by SAVE, Suicide Awareness Voices of Education, www.save.org
Stress Reactions in Youth 
Critical Incident Stress Reactions by Nancy Rich, MA
Beyond Surviving: Suggestions for Survivors of Suicide by Iris M. Bolton, author of My Son, My Son
Surviving a SUICIDE loss: A resource and healing guide by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, www. afsp.org

For additional resources on suicide prevention through our Johnson County Libraries, Click Here!

FACTS and DATA

Faith Community Information Sheet
2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals And Objectives For Action
Reducing Suicide: A National Imperative

WEB SITES

The Trevor Project www.thetrevorproject.org
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline www.suicidepreveionlifeline.org
Kansas Suicide Prevention www.kansassuicideprevention.org
Faith Community materials http://actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org/task-force/faith-communities/YLM-home
Indian Health Service http://www.ihs.gov/suicideprevention/
Veterans Crisis Line http://veteranscrisisline.net/

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MEDIA/BLOGS/VIDEOS/APPS

Johnson County Suicide Prevention Parent Resouce Video by Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition
Suicide Rates on the Rise in Kansas and Missouri  by KCPT
PSA made by St Thomas Aquinas Students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJJlw1QmccU
The Tom Karlin Foundation. www.tomkarlinfoundation/blog 
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center's video series SPARK TALKS
You are Not Alone - en Español

24 Hour Emergency Services
913-268-0156