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

Compassionate Ear Opens Warmline for Greater Kansas City

The Compassionate Ear Warmline is a peer-operated listening service for persons in need of support.

The Warmline offers non-crisis supportive listening, coping strategies, information, and a reprieve from loneliness or isolation. This program also provides human service training and esteem-building employment opportunities for persons with mental illness; trained Warmline operators are staff with lived experience who work from their homes and use their knowledge to provide help without having to deal with transportation or other issues involved with getting to a worksite.

The line does not handle crisis or suicide calls but has training and capacity to transfer those calls appropriately.

The Warmline can be reached 365 days a year from 4 pm-10 pm at 1-866-WARM-EAR or 913-281-2251.

Let a peer who’s “been there” help you learn recovery; improve strategies for coping with mental illness and its symptoms; develop and apply practical problem solving skills; and find important community resources.

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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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