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RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES NEEDING ASSISTANCE

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HOSPITALS

Research Psychiatric

816-444-8161

Shawnee Mission Medical Center Behavioral Health Unit

913-676-2528

St. Luke's Northland, Smithville

Adult Unit

817-532-7160

Adolescent Unit (ages 12-18)

816-532-7202

Two Rivers Psychiatric

816-356-5688

Truman Medical Center

816-404-5705

Children's Mercy Hospital

816-234-3000

HOTLINES

Tough Love 913-492-1200

Youth Hotline 816-741-8700

MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS

Catholic Charities of KC (Counseling Services)

816-221-4377

Don Bosco (Counseling Services)

816-404-6345

Mattie Rhodes (Counseling Servicea)

816-471-2536

Family Guidance Center, St. Joseph

816-364-1501

Swope Behavioral Health

816-922-7645 ext. 4002

Tri-County Mental Health Services

916-468-0400

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Independence

816-254-3652

ALSO

NAMI of Greater Kansas City

816-931-0030

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