Kansas Mental Health Hotlines

Do you know where you can turn for help in a mental health crisis in Kansas? The Johnson County mental health crisis line and other mental health services have immediate support available.

People all over the world need help with their mental health from time to time. Kansas mental health is no exception — an estimated 6.1% of adults have a serious mental health condition, and less than half have gotten treatment in the last 12 months. Additionally, many mental health struggles go hand in hand with drug abuse, a serious issue for people from all walks of life.

If you’re dealing with a mental health or substance abuse issue, you don’t have to work through it on your own. Calling the Johnson County mental health crisis line or reaching out to other KS mental health services is an important first step toward recovery and improving your mental health.

National Mental Health Hotline

You can reach out to the National Mental Health Hotline at any time of day, 365 days a year. Trained counselors are on call to help you address your mental health struggles and access resources for care.

(866) 903-3787

National Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The National Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) operates a 24-7 helpline for people with acute mental health issues or substance-related crises. You can call or text to get emergency intervention, referrals for local resources and help with alcohol and drug issues.

Call: 1 (800) 487-4889
Text: Your zip code to 435748

NAMI Helpline & More

The National Alliance on Mental Illness provides a wealth of resources, including the NAMI Helpline, which can be reached by calling 1-800-950-6264 or by emailing info@nami.org. Although the helpline is only available Monday through Friday from 10AM until 8PM EST, there is a 24/7 text-line available. Simply text ‘NAMI’ to 741-741 for assistance.

Help for Kansas Residents

CMHC 24-Hour Hotlines

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) offers a list of 24-hour hotlines broken down by county. KDADS can also be reached directly at 785-296-4986.

Compass Behavioral Health

Compass Behavioral Health offers mental health interventions in 13 Kansas counties, mostly in the southwestern part of the state. When you contact the center, you’ll speak with a compassionate professional who can assess your mental health and addiction needs, offer unbiased advice and refer you for services if you need them. Initial consultations can be scheduled with a call or via an online form.

(620) 276-7689

Johnson County Mental Health Crisis Line

The Johnson County Mental Health team offers emergency services and a crisis line that can intercede in a mental health emergency. If you need help right away, call 988 to speak with a qualified mental health professional.

The Mobile Crisis Response Team can meet with people in need throughout Johnson County and provide brief and intensive services that may curb the need for hospitalization. The team also offers referrals for KS mental health resources and continuing care.


Getting the Help You Need

Mental health issues affect a large portion of the population, and you’re not alone if you need help dealing with depression, anxiety or addiction. Contact the Mental Health Hotline 24-7 for help in a crisis or if you need a referral to a mental health crisis center near you at any time.