“We recognize the unique needs of staff working on the front lines during this COVID-19 crisis, along with the impact on your families. The work can take a toll on your mental wellness, and there is help. Through the support of some of our local foundations, we are able expand our services in this area. We thank you for your service in our community and want to reciprocate by serving you.”
- Susan Rome, deputy director, Johnson County Mental Health Center
For emergency mental health services, call 913-268-0156
If you would like to set up time to speak with a mental health professional, we will provide an intake plus six additional sessions at no cost. This service is available to medical personnel, emergency personnel and educational personnel. To start services, please email us and provide your full name and preferred contact information. We will reach back out within one business day to schedule your appointment.
Resource referral source accessed by dialing 211 from any phone or online.
Beyond the Call is an outpatient program for first-responders, military members and their families. The group meets 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Valor Recovery Program is a 28-day inpatient program for first-responders and veterans.
Provides free licensed teletherapy for first-responders of COVID-19.
The vision is simple: to aid in the prevention and treat the causes of mental distress that currently take the lives of heroes in uniform.
First-responder and veterans participate in a free five day retreat and engage in activities to promote psychological knowledge, insight, emotion, regulation, mindfulness and physical health.
Offers free counseling by phone for people who are fighting back after Covid-19, budgeting to scale back, late paying their mortgage, needing to talk with a landlord if rent payments will be late, wondering what the timeline is for a legal eviction if rent is late, paying student loans, getting “pay day” type loans, living paycheck-to-paycheck.
YMCA is offering free childcare for essential staff throughout the KC Metro. Times vary by location. Olathe is open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday – Friday with registration online.
Provides free forms for Durable Power of Attorney (has to be notarized) and a Living Will (which requires two witnesses over the age of 18).