Local/national resources

No one is alone; we are all in this together.

There are local and national resources available for you. No problem is too big or too small and it’s never too early to reach out for help. Asking for help is one of the bravest things you can do.

Local Resources

Know a youth who might be experiencing anxiety, depression, and/or having thoughts of suicide?

Contact Cathy Blanch: 816-965-1016
 or catherineb@tri-countymhs.org

Tri-County Phone Number:

Website: www.tri-countymhs.org

ReDiscover provides comprehensive programs and services for men, women, and children whose lives have been affected by mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

National Resources

Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor, no matter what the crisis may be.

Website: www.crisistextline.org

Phone Number: 800-273-8255

Website: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

Phone Number: 1-800-273-8255

Website: www.veteranscrisisline.net

Suicide prevention resource for youth who identify as LGBTQ. Chat with a counselor online or call the Trevor Lifeline.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance abuse disorders. 

Website: www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org

Become locally and nationally involved with suicide prevention with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Learn warning signs, risk factors, find support, and more.

Website: www.afsp.org