COMMUNITY RESOURCES

BECAUSE NO ONE SHOULD FACE MENTAL ILLNESS ALONE

Have you considered the cost?

Health Care of Greater Kansas City has many statistics on the cost of mental illness gathered for Johnson County area families. Have you considered the cost? We are proud to partner with many individuals and organizations who are working every day to create a culture of health throughout our region.

Cost of JOCO Untreated Mental Illness | DOWNLOAD PDF

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Many Cases with serious
mental illness go untreated

40% of cases with serious mental illness like major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders generally go untreated.

WHAT ARE THE COSTS OF SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS?

Can you believe the overall estimated cost burden of UNTREATED serious mental illness in Johnson County is estimated to be $223 million? 

Armour Up with Local Support

Arm yourself with the information that empowers to connect with a community that cares.

Johnson County
Mental Health

JCMHC 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.

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KC Metro Mental Health Links & Numbers

The Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition wants to start a conversation in our community. It is their hope that the reduction of stigma associated with mental illness will follow a similar reduction of stigma that occurred with cancer in the 1960s and 1970s and with AIDS/HIV in the 1990s.

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KC Metro Full
Resource Database

This website offers options of resources hosted by Johnson County, Kansas.

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National Suicide Prevention LifeLine

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

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Start Your Recovery

SYP provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — and their family members, friends, and co-workers, too. We know that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges faced by those who misuse alcohol, prescription or illegal drugs, or other substances, and we aim to break through the clutter to help people at any stage of recovery.

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Find a Professional

Locate a professional Verified by Psychology Today.

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