During this trying time we wanted to provide a list of mental health resources for you and your family.

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration)

  • Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
    • This hotline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.
  • Disaster Distress Textline: Text TalkWithUs to 66746
    • This textline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national textline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.
  • SAMHSA Disaster Mobile App
    • The free SAMHSA Disaster App offers first responders immediate access for any type of traumatic event at every phase of response, including pre-deployment preparation, on-the-ground assistance and post-deployment resources.
  • Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

CDC (Center for Disease Control)

  • Coping with Disaster or Traumatic Event

Hotline Phone Numbers

  • Suicide
    • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-273-8255)
    • TransLife Hotline: 877-565-8860
    • Trevor Project Hotline (LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention): 1-866-488-7386
    • MO CommCare Crisis Line: 1-888-279-8188
  • Abuse or Neglect
    • MOCSA 24 Hour Crisis Line (sexual assault/abuse): 816-531-0233 or 913-642-0233
    • Kansas Department for Children & Families: 1-800-922-5330
    • Missouri Department of Social Services Children’s Division: 1-800-392-3738
    • Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services Adult Abuse & Neglect Hotline: 1-800-392-0210
  • Substance Abuse
    • Alcoholics Anonymous: 816-471-7229
    • Al-Anon Alcoholism Counseling, Alateen: 816-373-8566
    • Cocaine Anonymous: 800-347-8998
    • Narcotics Anonymous: 816-531-2250

If you have any questions feel free to reach out to the West Wyandotte Library’s Community Services Librarian, Krista Suter, at ksuter@kckpl.org.