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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

Johnson County 'grows the conversation' about suicide
November 20, 2018

"As Johnson County comes to terms with a recent wave of youth suicides, a local coalition is redoubling efforts in prevention, intervention and awareness."

Read more at: https://shawneemissionpost.com/2018/11/19/johnson-county-grows-the-conversation-about-suicide-75252 

 

Johnson County teen suicide report coming out
November 19, 2018

"Friday people will learn more about the number of deaths by suicide in Johnson County and what's being done to stop them.

The Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition will be having an open update at 8 a.m. Friday at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center."

See the video here: https://www.kctv5.com/news/johnson-county-teen-suicide-report-coming-out/article_291c49fc-e991-11e8-a91b-d7322c5af63f.html 

Teen Vaping is on the rise, and health experts say there's reason to be concerned
October 5, 2018

"It's not just a problem in high schools; it's a growing issue in middle schools, too."

See the video here: https://www.kmbc.com/article/teen-vaping-is-on-the-rise-and-health-experts-say-there-s-reason-to-be-concerned/23588001

School Districts launch “O Reasons Why”
September 18, 2018

“Six districts in Johnson County are coming together to launch a new suicide prevention campaign. It’s called “O Reasons Why” reference to a show on Netflix that some believe promoted suicide.”

See the video here: http://us.vocuspr.com/ViewNewsOnDemand.aspx?Email=lori.sand%40jocogov.org&Date=9%2f14%2f2018+10%3a05%3a24+AM&ArticleID=3412553_25586_420111011

Dozens gather in JoCo for training that focuses on preventing suicide in LGBTQ community
September 18, 2018

"As part of National Suicide Prevention Week, the Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition Friday is hosting training to prevent self harm among those with alternative lifestyles."

See the video here: https://fox4kc.com/2018/09/14/training-focuses-on-preventing-suicide-in-lgbtq-community/

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Upcoming Events

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Mon, 11/26/2018 - 5:30pm

Mental Health Advisory Board

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 5:30pm

Client Forum

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 8:30am

ASIST Training