Local Mental Health Resources

Helpful Local Resources for Mental Health

Toolkit for Social and Emotional  Health during COVID-19

Please use links below as a resource for supporting  mental health both socially and emotionally during  the COVID-19 Pandemic.  

https://homestatehealth.auntbertha.com/  Use this link to find resources for food, health,  utility assistance, housing, and more.  


To find a treatment facility for substance use  or behavioral health.  

National Helpline (800) 662-HELP (4357)  A free, confidential help line open 24 hours a day,  7 days a week for anyone facing mental health  issues or substance use disorders. Call this line  for immediate help.  

Suicide prevention lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (8255) Call if you are having suicidal thoughts and need  assistance.  

Missouri Department of Mental Health  https://dmh.mo.gov/ 

Check out this site for many resources for behav ioral health.  

https://dmh.mo.gov/mental-illness/help/com munity-mental-health-centers 

Find a community mental health center. 


For assistance with talking to your kids about  bullying. 

Additional resources 


Missouri KidsFirst to prevent child abuse. 


Resources for social and emotional learning tools.  


School Nurse Link: Use Connect to a Health Plan  to connect directly to Home State Health. 

https://www.childlife.org/resources/covid-19-re sources  

Association of Child Life Professionals COVID  resources for kids, parents, and professionals.  

https://www.childtrends.org/publications/ resources-for-supporting-childrens-emotion al-well-being-during-the-covid-19-pandemic  

Explore Child Trends for resources to support the  emotional wellbeing of kids during the pandemic.  

https://www.cscbroward.org/free-online-educa tion-resources  

Free online resources to educate and entertain  kids at home.