Where to go for mental health help in Boone County

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If you or someone you know is struggling, there is help available in Boone County.

Hotlines:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 Missouri Crisis Line: 888-761-4357 or text "HAND" to 839863 The Trevor Lifeline: 866-488-7386 Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 or text to 838255 Access Crisis Intervention Hotline: 800-395-2132 • Offers 24-hour live responses • Provides face-to-face, on-site crisis stabilization • Next-day appointments • Inpatient Crisis Services • 23-hour observation beds

Resources for suicide prevention:

Look Around: Provides resources for suicide prevention and is supported by six public school districts in Boone County. For more information on the campaign email info@lookaroundboone.org. The Family Access Center for Excellence (FACE) of Boone County: Provides services for families with children ages 0-19 with social, emotional or behavioral concerns. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: The Greater Mid-Missouri Chapter of AFSP holds events and programs about suicide prevention. For more information contact Nikki Thomas at afspmidmissouri@afsp.org. Suicide Prevention Prevention Resource Center: This website contains resources and programs related to suicide prevention. For more information call 877-438-7772

Supervising editor is Brendan Crowley

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