• mental wellness

    There are a variety of resources at North High as well as in the community that you can reach out to for help. 

     

    COMCARE

    COMCARE is a community resource that provides mental health and substance abuse services. They also have a Community Crisis Center that is open 24 hours a day. 

    Contact: 316-660-7525 (Crisis Line) / 316-660-7500 (Office) 

    Website: https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/comcare/  

     

    Crisis Text Line 

    Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform.  

    Website: https://www.crisistextline.org/ 

     

    Kansas Opportunity Support Program 

    Students who qualify can receive COMCARE counseling and case management services directly at North High through the Kansas Opportunity Support Program.  

    Kansas Opportunity Support Program Contact: Denise Stutey (Behavior Health School Liaison) / dstutey@usd259.net / 316-973-6243 

     

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

    The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 

    Contact: 1-800-273-8255 

    Website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 

     

    Stop Suicide ICT 

    StopSuicideICT is a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing suicide prevention education and awareness to our community. They are available to provide training, educational materials, and resources to businesses, schools, churches, and other non-profit organizations. StopSuicideICT is a member of the American Association of Suicidology. 

    Website: https://www.stopsuicideict.com   

    For help and resources visit: https://ichoosetotalk.org/ 

     

    The Trevor Project 

    The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. 

    Contact: 1-866-488-7386 or Text START to 678-678 

    Website: https://www.thetrevorproject.org  

     

    Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program  

    The mission of Yellow Ribbon is to prevent suicide and suicide attempts by making suicide prevention accessible to everyone and removing barriers.  

    Contact: 303-429-3530ask4help@yellowribbon.org  

    Website: https://yellowribbon.org/ 

     

    Parent Resource: Quick Assessment: Could Your Child or Teen Benefit from Mental Health Treatment?

     

    And of course, you can reach out to our Support Staff directly.