Will my insurance cover treatment?
Sometimes, depending on your policy. Coverage for mental health varies a lot with different insurance companies. Your company may have a specific group of psychiatrists and therapist from which you can choose. Johnson County Mental Health will work on a sliding scale. They have a 24 hour after hours number that you can call if you need immediate help. (913-384-3535)
* Decisions regarding medication and medication management should be made in consultation with a qualified professional with the training and expertise to prescribe and manage medications for depression. Some anti-depressants have side-effects and proper parent and professional monitoring of adolescents on medications is essential.