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Mental Health

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Resources

For immediate help, call 9-1-1logo

Call for 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

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To request suicide prevention materials, please contact [email protected]

 

Community mental health centers

Click for help

Coping with suicide loss     

For additional resources on suicide prevention through our Johnson County Libraries online.

Tools for providing support

Web resources

Presentations and info

Media, blogs, videos, apps

To make a donation

If you would like to make a contribution to the Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition, donations may be sent to:

Friends of Johnson County Mental Health Center
600 Lamar Ave, Suite 130
Mission, Kansas 66202

When writing a check, please make it out to Friend of Johnson County Mental Health and include "Suicide Prevention Coalition" in the memo.

Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition

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About the Coalition

The Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition saves and supports life, with our community partners, through awareness, education and outreach.

The Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of the month by Zoom. To learn more about the coaltion, get meeting reminders or join the mailing list, email Megan Clark

Leadership Team

  • Chair – Rennie McKinney, AdventHealth
  • Co-Chair – Sondra Wallace, Jewish Family Services
  • Secretary – Megan Clark, Johnson County Mental Health Center
  • Treasurer – Shana Burgess, Johnson County Mental Health Center

At-Large Members

  • Claire Canaan, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Julie Paradeis, Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA)
  • Angie Salava, Olathe Public Schools
  • James Cochran, private practice 
  • Emily Snow, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City 
  • Kevin McGuire, Johnson County Mental Health Center

By-Laws

To make a donation

If you would like to make a contribution to the Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition, donate online on the Friends of Johnson County Mental Health Center website or mail your donation to:

Friends of Johnson County Mental Health Center
6000 Lamar Ave, Suite 130
Mission, Kansas 66202

When writing a check, please make it out to Friend of Johnson County Mental Health and include "Suicide Prevention Coalition" in the memo.

New website

The new Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition website is under construction and projected to launch in January 2021. Check back to this page for the link to the new site, once it is active. 

 

24 Hour Emergency Services
913-268-0156