Behavioral Health Resources

General Resources 

Lawrence Public Library

The library has an online collection of community resources about food security, general health, jobs and more. 

You can also find links to health and wellness information if you're looking to hit the books. 

United Way 

Find direct services for community members in need. United Way helps the community with education, health and job security.  

Additional community resources

-Douglas County Citizens Committee on Alcoholism

-Sexual Trauma and Abuse Care Center

-The Willow Domestic Violence Center

Mental Health Resources: 

Bert Nash 

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center has a great collection of mental health resources on its FAQ page

It also offers 24/7 phone support at: (785) 843-9192

And courses in Mental Health First Aid.

University of Kansas

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides counseling and other services to KU students. CAPS is currently offering virtual counseling sessions. 

myStrength App 

The free, myStrength App provides digital self-care resources 24/7, including treatment-inspired exercises, mindfulness meditations and self-care activities. 

Sign up for myStrength by visiting: and using the code: DouglasCounty 

Trauma-Informed Care & Resiliency Resources

United Way

The Alive and Well program offers local training and education to help Douglas County members understand the impact of trauma.

Compassion Resilience Toolkit: 

Find free resources for teachers, healthcare workers and parents/caregivers about compassion resilience.

Community Children's Center

Community Children's Center of Kansas offers educational opportunities for parents and caregivers, along with support for early childhood needs.