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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!

Get a Library Card

Get a Library Card

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

Health & Well-Being Resources

Health & Well-Being Resources

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

Events and Services

Community Mental Health Resources

Community Mental Health Resources

Find health and wellness services in your community listed at the bottom of this page.

Virtual Wellness Courses

Virtual Wellness Courses

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

Health Programs

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

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

Health on YouTube

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

OverDrive Magazines

OverDrive Magazines

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

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.

Updated: August 2021

Crisis and Support Lines

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

888.279.8188 
Hearing or speech impaired: 800.955.8339 
Center for Behavioral Medicine
1000 East 24th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108 
mohelpnow.org

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 
suicidepreventionlifeline.org

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 
http://mhah.org/
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
thecmhs.com

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

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

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
tri-countymhs.org

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
jocogov.org/dept/mental-health/home

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
wyandotcenter.org

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
rodgershealth.org

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
trumed.org/services/behavioral-health/

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
swopehealth.org

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
kccareclinic.org

  • 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)
synergyservices.org

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
https://dmh.mo.gov/center-for-behavioral-medicine

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
thefamilyconservancy.org

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
cornerstonesofcare.org

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.

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