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Counseling/Mental Health

Alternatives to Violence Program
5209 Gasconade Dr., Columbia, MO 65202

Alternatives to violence workshops, basic and advanced training for trainers, community workshops
Fee:  Sliding scale to community.  Geographic area served: Mid-Missouri

Alzheimer’s Association
2400 Bluff Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65201
(800)272-3900 or (573)443-8665   Fax: (573) 499-9701
Hours: 8:00 am-5:00 pm. (M-F) and 24/7 toll free helpline

Services: Care Consultation, Information and referral, 24/7 helpline; Medic Alert + Safe Return;
Support Groups; Professional Education; Caregiver Respite; Advocacy
Eligibility: None
Fees: Services free, materials in bulk are at cost

Burrell Behavioral Health
Adult Clinic  573-777-7500
1805 E. Walnut St.
Columbia, MO 65201
Child & Adolescent Clinic 573-777-8330
3401 Berrywood Dr., Ste. 104
Columbia, MO 65201

Burrell provides a comprehensive range of mental health services for children, adolescents, families, adults and senior adults. Our service array is designed to meet our mission statement — to provide as much care as is needed, but no more than is needed. Each program and service is designed to offer treatment consistent with an individual’s or family’s unique needs.

Center Pointe Hospital - Outpatient Services
1201 International Dr., Columbia, MO 65202

Our highly trained staff provides a continuum outpatient behavioral health care for senior adults, adults and adolescents. Our caring and compassionate assessment staff are available 24/7 to discuss your concerns about mental health or substance use issues, to answer any questions that you or a loved one may have, to provide evaluation and assist with accessing any of our services. Most major insurance plans, Medicare, Tricare, and private payments are accepted. Medicaid is accepted up to and including the age of 20. Call for more information about a specific insurance plan: 800-345-5407 Toll Free or 636-477-2136 Admissions.

Columbia Center for Women's Ministries
1900 N. Providence Rd, Suite 210, Columbia, MO 65202

Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (M-Th), support groups; peer counseling by appointment 
Services: Individual peer counseling sessions with trained volunteers from the Christian community; support groups; prayer group; occasionally seminars on various topics 
Fees: Free of charge 
Eligibility: Women age 16 or older 
Intake procedures: No referral necessary, individuals may walk-in or call to schedule an appointment 
Required Documentation for Services: None 
Geographic Area Served: Columbia and surrounding area

Columbia Vet Center
4040 Rangeline St., Ste. 105, Columbia, MO 65202
573-814-6206 or 573-814-2608

Readjustment counseling is a wide range of psycho social services offered to eligible Veterans, Service members, and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life.  They include:

  • Individual and group counseling for Veterans, Service members, and their families
  • Family counseling for military related issues
  • Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death
  • Military sexual trauma counseling and referral
  • Outreach and education including PDHRA, community events, etc.
  • Substance abuse assessment and referral
  • Employment assessment & referral
  • VBA benefits explanation and referral
  • Screening & referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.
Open 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday
In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.

DeafLEAD (The L.E.A.D. Institute)
2502 W. Ash, Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: Voice/TTY (573)445-5005
Mid-Mo Crisis Line: (573)445-5035 or 1-888-761-4357
MO Deafline: (573)445-5059 or 1-800-380-3323  Fax: (573)445-5088

Hours: 9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday, Crisis Line 24 hours
Services: Provide education, advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, and other direct services for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, and late-deafened individuals and families; Deafline Missouri Crisis Hotline; Crisis Video Phone, sign language classes for all ages; deaf culture training to agencies; Teen Institute (camp for deaf and hard of hearing youth) teaches alcohol and drug abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS awareness, and other issues facing youth; free counseling for hearing and deaf individuals and their families who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, incest and child abuse,
Fee: Sign language classes – call for current fee
Eligibility: Services provided as needed

F.A.C.E. - Family Access Center of Excellence
105 E. Ash St. #100, Columbia, MO 65203

Improving access to high quality social, emotional, & behavioral health services for all youth (0-19) & their families who live in Boone County.
  • Access to a supportive and friendly single point of entry that unconditionally accepts referrals from all Boone County entities
  • Access to trained and licensed professionals who will guide families through an evaluation of youth and family
  • Access for youth and family to increased choice of local service providers (e.g., organizations, agencies, programs, resources, and services) to address areas of need
  • Access to trained and licensed case managers to assist youth and families to overcome common barriers to accessing services (e.g., lack of options, transportation, cost, etc.).

Family Counseling Center
117 North Garth, Columbia, MO 65203
(573)449-2581    Fax: (573)875-6607
Hours: 8:00-7:00 Monday-Thursday, 8:00-4:00 Friday

Services: Outpatient counseling including treatment of drug and alcohol abuse, marriage and family counseling, and mental health counseling; McCambridge Center; residential treatment of women with alcohol and drug abuse problems, ; Prevention Resource Center: community development and organization services; Cedar Ridge Treatment Center: Men with alcohol and drug abuse problems; Daybreak Residential Treatment Center.
Fee: Varies, sliding scale, insurance accepted
Eligibility: Missouri residency for some sliding scale programs

Family Facets Therapy Program 
701 Vandiver Dr., Columbia, MO 65202
573-886-7422  Fax:  573-814-1557

Services: Family Facets provides individualized and evidenced based practices to consumers of mental health services, both in home and in office.  Clinical staff have specialized training and/or certification in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Other modalities utilized include:  Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Attachment Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Strategic and Structural Family Therapy. We help clients overcome anxiety, depression, impulsive behaviors, and symptoms occurring as a result of traumatic experiences. We help families develop new ways of communicating, effective behavior management strategies, enhance safety in their home, and learn about the impact of trauma on physical and mental health. Family Facets values informed consumers, and has a web portal which facilities access to treatment information and clinical staff.
Fees: Family Facets accepts Medicaid (Mo HealthNet), All Managed Medicaid Plans (Missouri Care, United HealthCare Midwest, Home State Health) Commercial Plans (HealthLink, Anthem, United HealthCare, UMR, Aetna, & Coventry) and Private Pay.
Eligibility: Family Facets serves all people, ages 3 through the lifespan.
Core Values : Cultural Competence, Self Determinism, Evidence Based Practice, and Transparency.

Hillel Jewish Campus Center  
1107 University Ave  Columbia, MO 65201 
573-443-7460   FAX 573-499-1773 

Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (M-F) 
Services: Cultural, social, religious, and counseling services for Jewish students 
Fee: None 
Eligibility: College student enrolled in a Columbia school 
Intake Procedures: Appointment; referral or walk-in 
Geographic Area Served: Columbia and Mid-Missouri 

Integrative Behavioral Health Clinic
105 E. Ash Street, 2nd Floor, Columbia, MO 65203 

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (M-F); after hours you may leave a message 
Services: Comprehensive Assessments to determine need. Individual and Couples Counseling; Case Management – assessment of need, referral to resources - our clinic does not have any monetary services (e.g. bus passes or housing assistance), job coaching, parenting support; support groups – psychoeducation and process 
Fee: Free of charge 
Eligibility: IBHC services for anyone over the age of 18, regardless of the ability to pay 
Intake Procedure: Phone, walk-in, referral 
Geographic Area Served: Boone and surrounding counties

Mid-Missouri Crisis Line 888-761-4357
The Missouri Crisis Line is a safe, confidential place to share. Let us help you. 
888-761-4357​ or text HAND to 839863

MU Bridge Program
Anna Compton-Buckman, RN, MSN - Program Manager  573-268-1739

School-Based psychiatry is part of University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia, Missouri.  The program provides psychiatric appointments in Boone County Schools for school-aged children who need prompt evaluation and treatment. Children in the program will received an initial psychiatric evaluation with a child psychiatrist, and two to three follow-up appointments at no out-of-pocket cost. Parent(s) or guardians accompany their child to the Bridge appointments. Parents, teachers and providers can contact the school counselors or the Bridge staff directly if they believe a child may benefit from the Bridge program

MU Counseling Center
119 Parker Hall, Columbia, MO 65211 

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (M-F) 
Services: Personal counseling for individuals and couples; testing services; employee assistance program; consultations; group counseling; educational programs 
Fee: None 
Eligibility: MU students, employee assistance program for MU faculty and staff 
Intake Procedures: Services by appointment, crisis services available without appointment 
Required Documentation for Services: Student ID 
Geographic Area Served: MU 

MU Psychological Services Clinic
211 S. 8th St., Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 882-4677
Hours: 9:00-7:00 (Mon), 9:00-9:00 (Tues.-Thurs.), 9:00-5:00 (Fri)

Services include individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults; family therapy; marital/couples therapy; and group therapy. Assessment services include behavioral assessment and psychological testing for children, adolescents, and adults. Fee assistance provided with appropriate documentation of income to those who cannot afford the standard fees. 

Missouri Psychiatric Center
9 Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212
(573) 884-1300
Open 24 hours

Based in the Missouri Psychiatric Center, the behavioral health team provides patients and their families with optimal treatment, including a comprehensive evaluation, stabilization, short-term treatment and arrangements for after care in a secure environment. Serving adults and children.

Missouri State Dept. of Health and Senior Services 
P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
(573) 751-6246  or  800-451-0669  Fax: (573) 751-6237
Hours: 8:00-5:00 (M-F)

Services: Provides in-home support for persons over 60 years of age, or physically or mentally disabled adults; immediate assistance for eligible persons who are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation; respite care assistance; adult day care; homemaker care; limited nurse visits; personal care services; information and referral
Bureau of Special Health Needs
Services: Special Healthcare Needs: early identification and health services from birth-age 21, Adult Head Injury Services; coordinates services for adults who have sustained traumatic brain injury; Healthy Children and Youth; provides screening, diagnosis, and treatment under Medicaid for those under age 21
Fee: None for those who qualify under financial needs guideline
Eligibility: Specific to individual programs, most have medical or financial eligibility

NAMI of Columbia (National Alliance on Mental Health)
515 Cherry St., Ste. 300, Columbia, MO 65201

Support groups for mentally ill persons and their families; advocacy; educational materials; and trainings.

New Horizons Community Support Services, Inc.
1408 Hathman Place, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-0405

Hours: Office: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (M-F) 
New Horizons assists adults with disabling mental illnesses as well as adults with co-occurring substance use disorders. Services: Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program which includes Community Support, Healthcare Home, Medication Services, Crisis Intervention and Resolution, Counseling Services, Psychosocial Rehabilitation (day program), and Residential Services. In Boone County New Horizons also offers a homeless outreach program, Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH). New Horizons is a nonprofit corporation certified by the MO Dept. of Mental Health and accredited by CARF. 
Eligibility: Adults residing in Boone County with severe and persistent mental illness. 
Funding: Dept. of Mental Health, Medicaid, Medicare, and the PATH grant. 
24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-395-2132
Intake Procedures: Phone, walk-in, or by referral to get a screening appointment

RAIN (Regional AIDS Interfaith Network) of Central Missouri
1123 Wilkes Blvd, Suite 250 Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 875-8687   Fax: (573) 875-8659
Hours: 9:00 a.m. –Noon & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (M-F)

Services: Education programs; prevention education programs; case management for persons living with HIV/AIDS in North-Central Missouri counties; confidential and free oral HIV testing and counseling; youth peer education program; support groups and retreat (yearly) for persons living with HIV/AIDS; medical care assistance; HCV testing and treatment; STI testing
Fee: None
Eligibility: HIV/AIDS positive; case management is income based; education, prevention, and
testing services are open to all

Rainbow House
1611 Towne Dr. Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 474-6600 ext. 2121  Fax: (573) 474-5992
Hours: Office: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (M-F); Facility: 24 hours daily

Services: Emergency shelter for abused/neglected children; care for children of families in crisis by private agreement; respite care for children in foster homes; Regional Child Advocacy Center provides site for team interviews of victims of child maltreatment, child SAFE exams and advocate services for victims; Sol House transitional living program for ages 16-21; outpatient counseling for individuals and families affected by child abuse; group counseling; child abuse resource library
Fee: None for shelter care, sliding fee or no charge for counseling, Medicaid accepted
Eligibility: Shelter serves children (ages 0-18) and families in crisis (self-referral or Children’s
Division referral); Child Advocacy Center is available to law enforcement, DFS, juvenile office,
and prosecuting attorney; counseling is open to any individual or family affected by child abuse.