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Johnson County Mental Health Center offers a wide range of mental health and substance abuse services to Johnson County residents. The Mental Health Center serves as a safety net for individuals with the most severe forms of mental illness, including those who are unable to afford or access care elsewhere in the community. If we are not the appropriate provider for you, we will assist you in finding a provider in the community that can better meet your needs.

Like physical illnesses, mental illness shows itself in a variety of ways. Depending on the situation’s seriousness, a variety of treatment options are available. We provide services throughout the county with highly trained and compassionate professionals.

To contact Johnson County Mental Health, please call (913) 826-4200

Johnson County Mental Health Center complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national orgin, age, disability or sex.

Department News

Through Awareness and Education, Suicide is Losing its Stigma
September 8, 2017

Fourteen years ago, Bonnie and Mickey Swade’s son Brett committed suicide at age 31. Back then there were no suicide support groups and because of the stigma attached people were reluctant to even bring it to the attention of professional mental health facilitators. Read More at: http://kcjc.com/index.php/current-news/latest-news/4488-through-awareness-and-education-suicide-is-losing-its-stigma?fontstyle=f-larger

Independence officers receive crisis training after suicidal man is shot, killed
October 10, 2017

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - A family called 911 to help a loved one who was armed and threatening suicide. Police were unable to de-escalate the situation and the man is ultimately shot and killed after officers say he pointed a gun at them.

It's known in the mental health community as "suicide by cop". 

Read more at: http://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/independence-man-killed-by-police-officers-undergo-crisis-training

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October 21, 2017 | 8:00 am

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November 14, 2017 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

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