According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, mental illness is: "a medical condition that disrupts a person's thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning..."
Mental illness "often result in a diminished capacity for coping with the ordinary demands of life."
Mental illness can benefit from treatment, which is where IMKC comes in. We're here to ensure you have access to quality therapy and counseling.
Hundreds of thousands of Kansas City residents suffer from mental illness. Many of them will never have the means to access adequate mental health services.
Our mission is to minimize the impact of mental, emotional and sexual trauma through the provision of the highest quality of mental health services to those who are under-privileged or under-served, and are unable to access such services due to financial or circumstantial barriers.
921,000 MISSOURI ADULTS REPORTED MENTAL ILLNESS IN 2013: