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Johnson County Mental Health Center offers a wide range of mental health and substance abuse services to residents. The Mental Health Center serves as a safety net for individuals with the most severe forms of mental illness, as well as those who are unable to afford or access care elsewhere in the community.

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.

Department News

Deaf Services Leader Elijah Buchholz speaks regarding psychotherapy through telemedicine.
August 6, 2015

Did you know that Johnson County Mental Health Services is the only center in Kansas that offers behavioral health services geared for the deaf community? Deaf Services team leader Elijah Buchholz was quoted in a recent article about requested Medicaid changes for the state’s hearing impaired community.

Guest Speaker Kevin Hines is coming to Lenexa to speak about suicide.
August 19, 2015

Kevin Hines, a global speaker, author and mental health advocate, reaches audiences with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live.  Two years after whe was diagnosed with bipolar disorder (at 19 years of age), he attemped to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge.  He is one of only thirty-four (less than 1%) to survive the fall and he is the only Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor who is actively spreading the message of living mentally healthy around the globe.  For more information go to: www.kevinhinesstory.com

Kevin is speaking in Lenexa on August 28th.  This event is now full but look for more information to be posted later.  

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September 17, 2015 | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

ASIST Training

October 22, 2015 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mental Health First Aid - Youth Version