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Wellness Resources

Access Wellness provides suggestions for books, magazines, programs, online resources, and more.

Mid-Continent Public Library is Your Resource for Wellness.

If you’re looking for online health resources, classes to cope with stress, or a list of community resources, the Library can help. All you need is a Library card, and you’re ready to go!

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Register for immediate access to eBooks, streaming music, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, and more.

Health & Well-Being Resources

Search for medical terminology, research healthcare providers, and read articles on nursing, psychology, and more.

Tech To Go

Check out Chromebooks and Wi-Fi hotspots to use for telehealth appointments and to access online health resources.

Events and Services

Virtual Wellness Courses

Explore Universal Class for courses such as Weight Loss Management, Building Self Esteem, Relaxation 101, and more.

Health Programs

MCPL has virtual programs to manage your health & wellness, as well as vaccine clinics at branch locations in conjunction with local health authorities.

Wellness Rooms

We know that life happens everywhere. Many branches have a private room to use for short-term personal needs that might require privacy, like nursing.

Ideas to Get Healthier Today

Health on YouTube

Explore programs that promote health and well-being like yoga programs.

OverDrive Magazines

Stay up with fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle trends with OverDrive Magazine titles like Men’s Health, Clean Eating, and Prevention.

Access Wellness: Videos About Stress

Stream videos to help manage and relieve stress.

Streaming Videos to Improve Your Health

Browse a variety of streaming videos about health.

Community Health Resources Directory

The organizations and services listed represent many of those available to assist customers in the greater Kansas City area. Note: The listing of an agency or service does not constitute endorsement by Mid-Continent Public Library, nor does an omission infer disapproval.

Crisis and Support Lines

Access Crisis Intervention Crisis Line (ACI) /
MO CommCare Crisis Line  

Hearing or speech impaired: 800.955.8339 
Center for Behavioral Medicine
1000 East 24th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108 

This 24-hour hotline is for individuals in Jackson, Clay, and Platte Counties experiencing a behavioral health crisis. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(connects to Veterans Crisis Line) 

800.273.8255 (800.273.TALK) 
Text: 838255 
Spanish speakers: 888.628.9454 
Hearing or speech impaired: 800.799.4889 

This provides 24-hour, free and confidential support for emotional distress or suicide crisis. U.S. veterans and current service members can call to be connected with the Veterans Crisis Line. 800.SUICIDE routes to this number as well. 

Mental Health America of the Heartland 
739 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101 
Local number: 913.281.2251 
National toll-free number: 800.696.6642 
Kansas crisis number: 800.784.2433 
Compassionate warm ear line: 866.WARM.EAR or 866.927.6327 
Text MHA to 741741 
Email: info@mhah.org

Non-clinical, non-crisis supportive listening, open 4–10 p.m., 7 days a week

Community Mental Health Centers

Comprehensive Mental Health Services
17844 East 23rd Street
Independence, MO 64057
Telephone: 816.254.3652

Services include community mental health and substance use treatment center, youth service, outpatient, adult community support, crisis intervention, Jackson County mental health court.

1555 NE Rice Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
Main telephone: 816.966.0900
24-hour crisis line: 888.279.8188

This nonprofit community mental health center in Jackson County provides comprehensive programs and services for individuals of all ages whose lives have been affected by mental illness and/or substance use. More locations are listed on the website. Services include residential and outpatient programs, crisis support, case management, medication management, transportation assistance, and individual and group counseling. Call the main telephone number to schedule an appointment.

Tri-County Mental Health Services
3100 Northeast 83rd Street, Suite 1001
Kansas City, MO 64119
24-hour crisis line: 816.468.0400

Services include psychiatric services, therapy and intensive outpatient programs, crisis services, substance use programs for adolescents and adults, drug court, adult case management in Clay, Platte, and Ray counties.

Johnson County Mental Health
6000 Lamar, Suite 130
Mission, KS 66202
Crisis line: 913.268.0156
Telephone: 913.826.4200

Emergency services (after hours, mobile crisis response, crisis recovery center), mental health (family, youth, adult, and deaf services), substance use services, and same day walk-in assessment, evaluation, and treatment.

Wyandot Center
1301 North 47th Street
Kansas City, KS 66102
24-hour crisis line: 913.788.4200
Telephone: 913.328.4600

Comprehensive outpatient services, community support services, crisis stabilization, walk-in crisis clinic, case management, art therapy, psychiatric services, supportive housing services, job placement.

Outpatient Mental Health

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
825 Euclid Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64124
Behavioral health telephone: 816.889.4610
Main telephone: 816.474.4920

This center provides counseling and psychiatric services for adults, children (5 years and older), adolescents, groups, and families. It also provides substance use/gambling addiction intensive outpatient programs.

Truman Medical Center Behavioral Health
300 West 19th Terrace
Kansas City, MO
24-hour crisis line: 888.279.8188
Telephone: 816.404.5709

Counseling, child and adult services, mental health screenings, substance use treatment services.

Truman Medical Center Behavioral Lakewood Counseling
300 SE 2nd Street Suite 100
Lees Summit, MO, 64063
Telephone: 816.404.6170

Adult services, child and adolescent services, substance use services.

Swope Health Services – Behavioral Health
3801 Blue Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64130
Telephone: 816.922.1070

Swope offers medical, dental, and behavioral health services. Outpatient, community support, adult residential centers, substance use services (Imani House Treatment Center).

KC CARE Clinic
Behavioral health telephone: 816.777.2722
Main telephone: 816.753.5144

  • Midtown:
    3515 Broadway
    Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Research Medical Campus:
    2340 East Meyer Boulevard, Suite 200
    Kansas City, MO 64132
  • Northeast:
    4601 Independence Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64124
  • Homeroom Health (infants through young adults):
    1106 East 30th Street, Suite B
    Kansas City, MO 64109

This clinic offers health care services to people challenged with access to care. It assists the uninsured and underinsured with primary care, women’s health, behavioral health, dental care, testing and screening, sexual health, HIV services, pharmacy, and community services.

Synergy Services
400 East 6th Street
Parkville, MO 64152
Telephone: 816.321.7050 (hotline), 816.587.4100 (office)

Services include crisis intervention, shelter, counseling, advocacy for individuals and families, life skills training, Safe Place, domestic violence emergency shelter for women and children, emergency shelter for 12- to 18-year-olds in crisis, transitional living, psychological assessment, teen parent support, counseling services, children’s therapy, and group therapy. Visit the website or call for additional locations.

Center for Behavioral Medicine
Health Sciences Center for Psychiatry
1000 East 24th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816.512.7000

Comprehensive psychiatric care, adult acute beds, adult residential beds, crisis intervention

The Family Conservancy
444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 200
Kansas City, KS 66101
Telephone: 913.342.1110

Head Start and Early Head Start programs, early childhood mental health program, bilingual counseling, parenting education and resources, childcare food program that teaches nutrition and meal planning

Jackson County Family Center
4240 Blue Ridge Boulevard, #434
Kansas City, MO 64133
Jackson County Telephone: 816.373.7577

Wyandotte County Family Center
5424 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
Wyandotte County Telephone: 913.573.1110

Cornerstones of Care
300 East 36th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: 844.824.8200

Adolescent and youth counseling, children’s and adolescent residential treatment facilities, community mental health, individual counseling, family counseling, and co-parenting workshops. Cornerstones of Care’s six key service areas are Education, Mental & Behavioral Health, Foster Care & Adoption, Youth Support, Family Support, and Community Trainings. It has multiple locations in the Kansas City area.

Healthcare Resources by County

These free or low-cost healthcare organizations and services represent some of the medical and dental care options available in the greater Kansas City area.

Clay County

Clay County Public Health Center
800 Haines Dr., Liberty, MO 

Services include STD testing and treatment, immunizations (flu, COVID-19, etc.), tuberculosis skin test, WIC (Women, Infants, Children), dental services, and mental health services.

Northland Health Care Access
Connects Northland residents without insurance to quality healthcare resources.

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
Northland Prenatal and Pediatric Clinic (medical, WIC) 
5330 N. Oak Trfwy., Suite 203, Kansas City, MO
Services include regular prenatal visits, lab work, birth plans, lactation and breastfeeding counseling, postpartum and pediatric care including immunizations, well-child exams, cold, flu, and treatment of other childhood illnesses. Telehealth available.

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Clay County
Family Medicine & Dental Services
800 Haines Dr., Liberty, MO
Adult and pediatric primary healthcare services, women’s health, mental health, dental health

Swope Health Maple Woods
3100 NE 83rd St., Suite 1001, #140, Kansas City, MO
Primary care, urgent care, optometry, laboratory work, X-rays, ultrasound and mammograms, and pharmacy services


Jackson County

City of Kansas City Health Department
2400 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO
Services include immunizations, STD testing and treatment, and tuberculosis testing and treatment.

Jackson County Health Department
313 S. Liberty St., Independence, MO
Services include immunizations, testing and treatment for STDs and tuberculosis, breast and cervical cancer screenings, and heart health.

Visit jacohd.org/connect-here/ to find local resources for housing, food, transportation, and more. Find resources available in Buckner (PDF, 201KB)  (en español PDF, 203KB), Grandview (PDF, 205KB) (en español PDF, 211KB), and the rest of Jackson County (PDF, 248KB).

Northland Health Care Access
Connects Northland residents without insurance to quality healthcare resources.

Swope Health Services
Main number: 816.923.5800
Services include adult and pediatric primary healthcare, dental care, behavioral health, women’s health, and transportation and financial help.

Swope Health Central
3801 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Kansas City, MO
Medical & Dental: 816.923.5800
Behavioral Health: 816.922.1070
Pharmacy: 816.922.3100

Swope Health East
17844 E. 23rd St., Independence, MO

Swope Health Hickman Mills
Loma Vista Office Building, 8800 Blue Ridge Blvd.,2nd Floor, Kansas City, MO
Medical clinic telephone: 816.321.3201

Swope Health Independence
11320 E. Truman Road, Independence, MO

Little Big Smiles Dentistry
9000 E. 350 Hwy., Raytown, MO
Provider accepts Medicaid.

True Dental
1638 W. US Hwy. 24, Independence, MO
Provider accepts Medicaid and has payment options for those without insurance.

Priority Dental
16900 E. US Hwy. 24, Independence, MO
Provider accepts Medicaid

Seton Center Dental Services
2816 E. 23rd St., Kansas City, MO
The costs for dental services are assessed on a sliding scale based on income and number of dependents.

University Health
Dental Clinic Lakewood 
7900 Lee's Summit Road, Kansas City, MO 
Provider accepts Medicaid.

LiveWell Community Health Center – Buckner
324 S. Hudson St., Buckner, MO
Services include primary care, dental care, behavioral health with psychiatry, women’s health, 340-B prescription drug program. Telehealth and teledentistry available.
Cost: sliding fee scale, private insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid

The Medina Clinic
13013 Fuller Ave., Suite A, Grandview, MO
In-office visits: Saturdays 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. by appointment. Telehealth available daily by appointment. Cost: $35 for all visits, no health insurance required

KC CARE Health Center
Appointments: 816.753.5144
Telehealth and behavioral health telehealth available. Cost: Accepts many major health insurance providers, Medicaid, and Medicare. Offers sliding scale fees based on household income and size for the uninsured.

Homeroom Health (ages 0–25)
1106 E. 30th St., Suite B, Kansas City, MO

3515 Broadway, Kansas City, MO

Research Medical Campus
2340 E. Meyer Blvd., Suite 200, 
Kansas City, MO

4601 Independence Ave., Kansas City, MO

Hope Family Care Center 
3027 Prospect Ave., Kansas City, MO
Services include adult and pediatric primary care, chronic disease management, women’s healthcare, and urgent care. Provider accepts Medicaid.

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center 
Patient transportation services: 816.474.4920
Cost: Accepts major insurance providers. Offers sliding fee discount programs based on household income and size. Any patient, insured or uninsured, may apply for a sliding fee discount program.

Downtown Campus
825 Euclid Ave., Kansas City, MO
Appointments: 816.474.4920
Adult and pediatric primary healthcare services, women’s health, podiatry, dental health, pharmacy services, digital imaging, lab services, and language interpreters on site to translate in many languages

Cabot Westside (medical, dental, WIC)
2121 Summit St., Kansas City, MO 
Appointments: 816.471.0900
Adult and pediatric primary healthcare services, women’s health, mental health, dental services, and language interpreters on site to translate in many languages

Care Beyond the Boulevard 
Medical clinic at Independence Boulevard Christian Church (606 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, MO) on Monday nights from 5:30–7:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m.–12 p.m.
Mobile medical clinic on Tuesday and Wednesday nights (routes on website or call).
Services include medical care for the homeless, uninsured, and otherwise vulnerable people.

Platte County

Platte County Health Department 
Clinic services (available to Platte and Clay County residents) include family healthcare, immunizations, STD services, travel vaccinations, tuberculosis program, women’s healthcare.

Parkville Location 
1201 East St., Parkville, MO
Clinics, WIC, Health Education

Platte City Location
212 Marshall Road, Platte City, MO
Administration, Food & Sewage Permits

Swope Health Northland 
2906 NW Vivion Road, Riverside, MO 
Telehealth available for adult medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, psychiatry, case management, and therapy.
Cost: Accepts many major health insurance providers, Medicaid; offers sliding scale fees based on household income and size for the uninsured.
The listing of an agency or service does not constitute endorsement by Mid-Continent Public Library,nor does an omission infer disapproval.

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