- Mental Health Crisis Hotline (Burrell Behavioral Health)
- Mid-Missouri Crisis Line
- Suicide Prevention Hotline
- Vet2Vet: Veteran’s Crisis Hotline
- United Way 211
From a cell phone dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-427-4626
Select Reading Lists & Library Resources
- Mental Health To-Go Kits
- Understanding & Coping with Mental Illness
- Mental Illness - Biographies & Memoirs
- Consumer Health Complete
Provides content from periodicals, pamphlets and reference works covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Evaluation, Counseling & Treatment
- Arthur Center
Provides outpatient behavioral health services and crisis intervention for youth and adults of east central Missouri (including Callaway County).
- Family Counseling Center of Missouri, Inc.
Not-for-profit mental health service organization with both outpatient clinics and residential treatment centers in mid-Missouri.
- New Horizons
Not-for-profit mental health program providing adult psychiatric services, assistance with medication, drop-in rehabilitation, structured substance abuse treatment programs and support for transition from homelessness.
- Missouri Psychiatric Center (Formerly Mid-Missouri Mental Health Center)
Treatment services for “adults, adolescents, children and their families who are in crisis or who need a comprehensive diagnosis evaluation in an inpatient setting.”
- Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
Not-for-profit center serving 30 Missouri counties with in-home psychiatric rehabilitation, out-patient mental health, substance abuse services and adolescent and adult residential treatment.
- Phoenix Programs, Inc.
A behavioral health center focusing on individuals and their families who seek long term recovery from substance use disorders and enhancement of mental and physical wellness. Programs include residential treatment for adult men and outpatient treatment for men, women and adolescents.
- University of Missouri Psychological Services Clinic
Through the university’s Department of Psychological Services, the clinic provides outpatient counseling and therapy for children and adults in the Columbia area.
- Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital
Find information on Posttraumatic Stress Syndrome (PSTD), counseling and other support services for veterans, families and caregivers.
- Fulton State Hospital
A regional long-term adult inpatient facility serving 31 counties in central and northern Missouri and providing “Maximum Security and Intermediate Security Forensic mental health services for the entire state of Missouri.”
Local Resources & Support Organizations
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Columbia
NAMI is dedicated to “improving the lives not just of individuals with mental illness, but of the entire family” and locally provides support group meetings and education services.
- Mental Health First Aid Training Program - Missouri Dept. of Mental Health
A program designed to teach basic first aid interventions for common mental health problems (anxiety, depression, substance abuse, etc.) or crisis situations (suicidal behavior, drug overdose and the like).
- Missouri Coalition of Community Mental Health Centers
Provides a complete listing of community mental health centers and alcohol and drug abuse treatment agencies in the state.
- Missouri Dept. of Mental Health
The Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) “is responsible for assuring the availability of prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation services for individuals and families requiring public mental health services throughout the State of Missouri.”
National Resources & Information
- American Psychological Association (APA)
Search by topic to find information on disorders, treatment and resources.
- AllPsych - DSMV-IV
Provides authoritative definitions and diagnosis of mental disorders.
- MindFreedom International
A non-profit organization focusing on treatment alternatives and human rights for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities.
- Mental Health America
A non-profit organization working to inform, advocate and enable access to quality behavioral health services for all Americans.
- National Institute of Mental Health
Information, reports and updates on treatment from government and privately funded research. Includes information on clinical trials, medications and statistics with many printable publications and fact sheets on frequently asked questions.
- Say No to Stigma - a blog of The Menninger Clinic
Doctors and other staff from one of the country's premier psychiatric hospitals write about mental health topics in an effort to remove the stigma that so often surrounds people with mental illness.
- Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Government agency providing mental health publications, data, a service locator and links to help hotlines.