Burrell Behavioral Health
Burrell Behavioral Health offers a variety of services to meet the behavioral health needs of youth in our community. We provide programs for individuals and offer group support when appropriate. Depending on the service, our staff may work with clients in their home, in the community, at school or in one of our facilities. We also offer services to support the whole family.
Please visit https://www.burrellcenter.com/our-services/services-children-and-teens to learn more about the many services offered through Burrell.
Youth Community Coalition (YC2)
YC2 is a local coalition that focuses on the education of mental health and drug abuse in kids within the CPS system. YC2 works with both local and national, bringing together and make available important resources for CPS kids.
Find out more information about this awesome coalition along with its affiliates on their twitter site.
Compass Health Network
Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization that provides a full continuum of behavioral health services as well as primary and dental health services throughout Missouri.
To learn more about Compass Health, please visit their website here.
National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares. Its mission is to provide advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
Click here to read more about NAMI and the excellent resources they provide to our community.
Alliance of Hope
Founded in 2008 by licensed clinical mental health counselor Ronnie Walker, the Alliance of Hope is a national organization is a non for profit 501(c)(3) focused on providing healing support for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Walker founded the organization in honor of losing her step son to suicide in 1995. The Alliance focuses on kindness and acceptance, stating that compassion and support is what is needed most after such a tragic event.
If you or someone you know is in need of these services, do not hesitate to find more information on their website.
Children' Grove of Columbia
Children’s Grove was born out of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. Concerned citizens envisioned a public place of peace to symbolize our community's commitment to the well-being of children everywhere. A grove of beautiful trees was planted in the northeast corner of Stephens Lake Park in Columbia, Mo. The organization's mission is to inspire a culture of kindness and to support the mental and emotional well-being of our youth.
To read more about the history of this organization, please visit their website here .
The site also provide a comprehensive list of mental health resources. Please go to https://www.childrensgrove.org/resources to view the resources listing.
Missouri Suicide Prevention Network
Missouri Suicide Prevention Network is devoted to being the statewide leader of suicide prevention efforts. Their goal is to organize and cultivate the implementation of the Missouri Suicide Prevention Plan, drawing from the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Please visit their website to read more about their efforts to address the public health crisis of suicide.
This organization provides crisis lines specific to each county within the state of Missouri. Go to https://www.mospn.org/crisis-lines for the crisis line specific to your location.
The Gift of Second
The courageous Brandy Lidbeck runs the site thegiftofsecond.com where survivors of suicide are encourage share their stories, or simply to read those by others, if they are willing, providing hope for all who need it. The pain felt by losing a loved one to suicide is deep and can be difficult to understand, and even more difficult to heal from. With giftofthesecond we can provide hope for anyone survivor, anywhere, at any time. If you are in need of this hope and encouragement presented here, do not be afraid to visit this website.
Lidbeck also wrote a book called The Gift of Second: Healing from the Impact of Suicide, this you can learn more about on our media page.