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Improving the availability of inclusive mental health
services for all residents in Clay, Platte and Ray counties.


Sponsored Organizations:

(Special vet-related links section below)

Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Missouri is the statewide volunteer-based nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and recovery for children and adults with mental health needs. The national NAMI website is also a good resource.

The Metropolitan Council of Community Mental Health Centers offers lists of resources in the region.

Affordable Care Act information can be found with the Health Insurance Marketplace Educational Tools.

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri offers a large range of information of interest to those concerned with mental health issues in this area. A recent example included a directory of area support groups available at

Mental Health America of the Heartland also provides a large range of information of interest to those concerned with mental health issues in this area. A good start is to signup for their e-newsletters.

Missouri Department of Mental Health offers information and services. Their Kansas City regional office offers additional service.

Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Health Care,

Mental Health Net offers information and help from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Geriatric Depression is an online rating tool and other information. is a program to reduce stigma related to mental health.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sponsors, an excellent resource for consumers, family members, community leaders and educators. The site has educational information, tips for effective communication, videos of hope and recovery, community strategies and more.

Substance Abuse and Anxiety Attacks offers good information.

Co-Occuring Disorders information—Educating individuals about the dangers of alcohol & drug addiction.

Good ideas: Here's a great article that provides some good thoughts on 10 Ways To Promote Mental Wellness with meaningful suggestions that make a difference.

KCUR Public Radio has an excellent news page on mental health issues.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness ( offers a wide range of information, links and more. NAMI Missouri has moreregionally focused information. For veterans and their loved ones, check out NAMI's Homefront (

Especially for Vets: VA Website Suggestions

AIMS Anger & Irritability Management Skills – Learn to manage your anger.

Moving Forward: Overcoming Life’s Challenges – Resources to overcome stressful problems and meet your goals. Also available as an app (IOS).

Sesame Street for Military Families – Resources for families with young children.

Parenting for Service Members & Veterans – Resources to strengthen your parenting skills Also available as an app: Parenting2Go.

PTSD Coach Online – Get support in managing PTSD symptoms. Also available as an app (iOS and Android).

VETCHANGE – Resources to cut back or stop drinking Also available as an app (iOS).

After Deployment – Resources for psychological health and personal growth. afterdeployment.dcoe.mill

AboutFACE – Learn about PTSD from other veterans.

Vets Prevail – Earn rewards for behavior changes and get Veteran support. Also available as an app (iOS).

The Clay, Platte, Ray Mental Health Board of Trustees
3100 NE 83rd Street, #2700, Kansas City, MO 64119 • (816) 468-1772 •
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