Please note that Fore the Kids Foundation is a fundraising organization for mental health initiatives in the Kansas City area. Resources on this page are provided for informational purposes only. This list is not comprehensive and does not constitute an endorsment by Fore the Kids. 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

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.


(800) 273-8255

Children’s Mercy 

Addressing the mental health needs of children and teens in the Kansas City area. 


KVC Hospitals

Your lifeline for mental health when ER, schools and doctors’ offices are less available. If your child is in mental distress, KVC Hospitals can help



Johnson County Mental Health 

Call anytime 24/7 for crisis needs 

(913) 268-0156