A licensed mental health professional responds to calls for service, with officers, that involve the need for mental health intervention which may include:
helping to de-escalate an individual who is in distress
clinically assessing the need for immediate mental health services, such as hospitalization
providing information to the individual and their family about mental health resources available in the community.
For more information or assistance, contact the Olathe Police Department's Mental Health Co-Responder at 913-971-7461.