• 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 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: Aaron Clark (Behavior Health School Liaison) / aclark3@usd259.net / 316-973-6324 


    Mental Health Matters

    Wichita Public Schools provides numerous resources on their new Mental Health Matters website. Information on suicide awareness, bullying, LGBTQ support, grief, as well as community and family resources can be found on the site.

    Contact: 316-973-4000

    Website: Mental Health Matters! / Mental Health Matters! (usd259.org) 


    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 the Support Staff at North High directly.