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 Advisory Committee

Overland Park’s Mental Health Advisory Committee exists to advise the Public Safety Committee and City Council on issues of mental health in the community.

Crisis Intervention Team

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.

988 Suicide + Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress.

Call, text, or chat 988 to be connected to trained counselors who will listen, understand how problems are affecting you, provide support, and connect you to resources if necessary.