If you have COVID-19 symptoms you must remain at home and receive
services remotely. Masks are required at all CMHS locations and when you meet
at home or in the community with your primary provider.
Walk-in appointments for new clients are available
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the William H. Kyles location.
Outpatient and Residential Substance Use walk-in appointments
are available Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the George
Norman Jr. Recovery Center and at the Recovery KC Locations.
CMHS continues to be available to serve your behavioral health and substance use treatment needs
Please remember that masks are required when you are on location at a CMHS facility or when you are in your home or the community with your primary provider. If you are coming in for an appointment, you will not be allowed to have anyone with you unless they are necessary to your treatment at that time. This guideline is to ensure that we can continue to provide you with safe social distancing while in our waiting rooms.
Open Access Walk-In for new clients needing mental health treatment is available Monday-Friday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM. If you have questions about Open Access for behavioral health services, please call: (816) 836-6705.
Open Access Walk-In for new clients for Residential and Outpatient Substance Use Services is available Monday-Friday, 8:00AM to 2:00PM. If you have questions about Open Access for substance use services, please call: (816) 836-6773.
When you come in for Open Access, please bring:
Proof of Residency and I.D.
Social Security Number
Insurance Cards (If applicable)
We are here to meet your behavioral health and substance use needs. There is hope. We can help.
What We Do
From residential homes to outpatient services, CMHS has a number of locations around Independence to provide a variety of services to the community.
The goal of CMHS is to equip those in our community with the necessary resources to thrive in today’s world.
Our team of staff work diligently each day to serve in their respective areas. If you’re looking for a rewarding career, apply today.
If you are looking for information to help yourself or a loved one, contact us today to find the resources you need.