Coronavirus Affects City Services

To prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community, Johnson County Government has ordered residents to stay at home except for essential needs, beginning Tuesday, March 24 for 30 days.

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Recycling Center, and playgrounds and shelters at City parks are closed, and many other City services are affected by this order.

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Mental Health Services

A licensed mental health professional responds to calls for service, with Overland Park Police Department officers, when mental health intervention is needed.

Services include:

  • Assisting with calming individuals in distress
  • Assessing the need for immediate mental health services, such as hospitalization
  • Providing information about mental health resources available in the community for the individual and their family

Crisis Intervention Team

The Police Department’s crisis intervention team conducts outreach with individuals suffering from mental health issues and responds to crisis situations.

Reach Overland Park’s crisis intervention team at 913-890-1248. When the crisis intervention team is unavailable, callers will be directed to the Johnson County Mental Health crisis line.

Mental Health Task Force

Overland Park’s mental health task force will develop recommendations to support and equip public service personnel in managing situations involving critical mental health needs.

Crisis Intervention Team
913-890-1CIT

Additional Resources

Johnson County Mental Health

24-Hour Services: 913-268-0156

Johnson County Mental Health Center is the gateway to mental health in Johnson County, providing a wide range of mental health and substance abuse services to county residents.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24-Hour Services: 1-800-273-8255

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.