Community Resources:Northland Healthcare Alliance:
The Northland Health Alliance (NHA) is dedicated to empowering the Northland public health system to improve the health status and health outcomes of all residents in the Northland. This site includes a list of healthcare providers and a map of after-hours care providers.
This Directory lists helpful contact information and resources that are available in Clay, Platte, and Ray Counties in Missouri. We hope this information will raise your awareness about some of the not-for-profit organizations, government agencies, and services that are available to you.
The Mental Health Board supports new and expanded services in Clay, Platte and Ray counties to improve access to mental health care for all residents.
MHAH is a community leader in offering roads to recovery, connecting and supporting those in need and promoting mental health throughout the community.
State Resources:Missouri Department of Mental Health:
The Missouri DMH site includes many publications and links to programs.
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health, housed at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, has a mission to improve and transform mental health outcomes through innovative research and program development, program evaluation, community outreach, and professional training.
This site, managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is an excellent resource for consumers, family members, community leaders and educators.
This organization focuses on ending the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.
NAMI is a national organization with local chapters helping families dealing with mental illness.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.
SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
NASMHPD represents the public mental health service delivery system serving 7.5 million people annually in all 50 states, 4 territories, and the District of Columbia. NASMHPD is the only national association to represent state mental health commissioners/directors and their agencies