Services for Adults with Mental Illness at KCMHSAS

Professional and caring assistance is available for individuals who are experiencing mental illness.

 

Symptoms

Symptoms of mental illness or serious emotional conditions may include significant changes in:
  • Eating or sleeping habits 
  • Mood- feeling irritable, angry, sad, depressed, etc.
  • Drug and/or alcohol use 
  • Challenges with perception or normal thought process such as hearing voices, uncontrollable thoughts, difficulty thinking clearly, threats of harming self or others, etc. 
  • Behavior- may include violence, lethargy, criminal acts

Available Services

Some of the services available include:
  • Assessment, evaluation, and eligibility screening for specific services
  • Crisis intervention/emergency services as necessary
  • Therapy (both individual and group)
  • Case management and supports coordination to help you connect to community resources
  • Psychiatric care including medication, evaluation, and monitoring
  • Residential treatment, supports, and services
  • Community living supports to help improve independent living skills
  • Peer support
  • Supported employment
  • Family support, including education and support for caregivers
How do I receive services?
The first step to receiving services is to contact our Access Center. The staff at the Access Center will do an initial screening to determine what services you qualify for and connect you to those services.

Cost for services
Fees are based upon your ability to pay or your health insurance coverage. While no one is denied services based on their financial situation, there may be a waiting list in place to receive non-Medicaid covered services.