• If you or yourself or someone else is in need of mental health support or are in crisis, please contact the most appropriate agency.

    Common options for immediate needs are listed below:


    Call 911 in an emergency situation.


    Here is a link of local Boone County providers of mental health services as well: https://bocomoproviders.org/


    MUPC Hospital at 3 Hospital Drive and phone number (573)-884-1300. They can assess in crisis; suicide/homicide ideation with or without a plan; and acute mental health needs. You will most likely enter their assessment unit process through the Emergency Room.


    CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia at 1201 International Drive offers behavioral health treatment for adolescents and offers assessments at no cost. Call 855-623-7016 toll free or 573-615-2001.


    Burrell Behavioral Health (BBH) has an access center at 3401 Berrywood Dr. and phone number (573)777-8455 that can assess during crisis, suicide/homicide ideation, or for any behavioral or mental health needs during the following times: Monday-Friday 8am -4pm. Their after-hours crisis line is: 800-395-2132. They offer comprehensive wraparound services as well.


    Compass Health Network and their NAVIG8 Adolescent (Substance Abuse) Treatment Program is at 3501 Berrywood Dr. They offer assessments and include a comprehensive wraparound service for recovery.


    FACE (Family Access Center of Excellence) at 105 E. Ash, Suite 100 and phone number (573)771-3223 can provide a thorough assessment free of charge for youth and their families with social, emotional, or behavioral health needs. They can provide choices of services and ongoing case management for Boone County families with children ages 0-19 years.


    CMCA (Central Missouri Community Action) has a multitude of resources from transportation assistance, help with housing and utilities, assistance with health insurance coverage, and more. Begin connecting at http://showmeaction.org.


    VAC (Voluntary Action Center) at 403A Vandiver Dr and phone number 573-874-2273. They offer family assistance, seasonal programs, social service information and more. Check www.vacmo.org for more information.


    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

    Trevor Project and Lifeline1-866-488-7386 www.thetrevorproject.org or Text START to 678-678

    Missouri Crisis Line: (573) 445-5035 or 888-761-4357 (V/TTY) or Text HAND to 839863