Community Resources

The community of Pittsburg, Kansas is invested in seeing the students at PSU succeed.  Here you'll find a list of community resources that may be beneficial as you strive to achieve a successful experience at PSU.  Resources include:
  • Outpatient services (community mental health centers)
  • Information for immediate help
  • Self-help and support groups
This list in no way represents an endorsement of these agencies by Pittsburg State University and, although intended to list all resources available, may not be complete
Community Resources
  • Phone Numbers for Immediate Help or Support
  • Outpatient Services
  • Self-help and Support Groups
In the case of a life-threatening emergency, get immediate emergency assistance by calling 911, available 24 hours a day.
  • Crawford County Mental Health Center SAVE-Line
    Live 24/7 help for those in immediate distress.
    Crisis Line: (620) 232-SAVE (7283)

  • Safehouse Crisis Center 24/7 Hotline
    Live 24/7 help for victims of sexual assault, rape, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. Advocates are on-call and available if needed.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Live counselors 24/7 assist those in immediate distress
    1-800-273-TALK (8255)

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    Available M-F, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. to provide information, referrals, and support to people living with a mental health condition, family members and caregivers, mental health providers, and the public.
    1-800-950-NAMI (6264)
    Text “NAMI” to 741741 to find help in a crisis

  • American Psychological Association Public Education Line
    Call to speak with a live operator when needing assistance finding a therapist. Operators can refer you to local APA board-certified psychologists.

  • Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN)
    Call to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.
    1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline
    Advocates available 24/7 to talk confidentially with those experiencing domestic violence, seeking information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
    1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

  • Online chat also available 24/7 at

  • Self-Help and Support Groups
Allen County
  • Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center (Humboldt, KS)                    
    (620) 473-2241
  • Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center (Iola, KS)
    (620) 365-5717
  • Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center (Garnett, KS)
    (785) 448-6806

Bourbon County
  • Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center (Fort Scott, KS)       
    (620) 223-5030
  • Choices Psychological Services (Fort Scott, KS)         
    (620) 223-8590
  • Humphrey Counseling (Fort Scott, KS)           
    (620) 223-0388

Cherokee County
  • Family Life Center (Columbus, KS)   
    (620) 429-1860
  • Family Life Center (Baxter Springs, KS)                     
    (620) 856-2184
  • Spring River Mental Health & Wellness, Inc. (Riverton, KS)
    (620) 848-2300

Crawford County
  • Via Christi Behavioral Health (Pittsburg, KS)
    (620) 231-1068
  • Crawford County Mental Health Center (Pittsburg, KS)          
    (620) 231-5141
  • Addiction Treatment Center of Southeast Kansas (Girard, KS)           
    (620) 724-8806
  • Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas (Pittsburg, KS)          
    (620) 231-9873

Labette County
  • Labette Center for Mental Health Services, Inc. (Parsons, KS)
    (620) 421-3770

Neosho County
  • Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center (Chanute, KS)          
    (620) 431-7890

Linn County
  • Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center (Pleasanton, KS)
    (913) 352-8214

Joplin, MO
  • Counseling and Resource Center
    (417) 781-7337
  • Ozark Center  
    (417) 347-7600
  • College Skyline Center
    (417) 782-1443

Olathe, KS
  • Cottonwood Springs Cares Behavioral Hospital
    (913) 353-3000

Grief Support Group
Pittsburg Public Library
Every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 2:00 PM
For more information call Wayne Mason of Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice at:
Main Office: (620) 423-3863 or Cell: (620) 704-1211

SEK NAMI (Southwest Kansas National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Presbyterian Church, 6th and Pine, Pittsburg
Every 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 PM
Every last Thursday of the month (excluding holidays) at 6:30 PM
For more information: 620-240-3740 or

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group
Safehouse Crisis Center, Inc., 409 N. Walnut, Pittsburg 
Tuesdays at 4:00 PM
For more information: 620-231-8692

Alcoholics Anonymous
10th and Fairview, Pittsburg


7:00 AM open

12:15 PM open

8:00 PM closed, except open
on birthdays, last Monday
of the month


7:00 AM open

12:15 PM open

6:30 PM Men’s Mtg. closed


7:00 AM open

12:15 PM open

8:00 PM closed


7:00 AM open

12:15 PM open

8:00 PM closed


7:00 AM open

12:15 PM open

8:00 PM Newcomer’s Mtg.


7:00 AM open

12:15 PM open

8:00 PM open, Speaker’s Mtg.


7:00 AM open

12:15 PM open

8:00 PM open

Girard Alcoholics Anonymous
Presbyterian Church, S. Summit, Girard
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 8:00 PM

Hope Abounds Al Anon Family Group
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 306 W. Euclid, Pittsburg
Thursdays at 7:00 PM

CODA (Co-Dependents Anonymous)
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 306 W. Euclid, Pittsburg
Mondays at 12:00 PM
606 E. Atkinson, Pittsburg
Thursdays at 6:30 PM
For more information: 620-231-6977 or 620-231-0499

ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Via Christi Medical Center, Sheraton Room
Wednesdays 5:00 PM

Narcotics Anonymous
Homer Cole Senior Center, 3003 N. Joplin, Pittsburg
Thursdays at 6:30 PM (closed book study)
Sundays at 6:30 PM (open discussion)
For more information: Paige at 620-687-2973 or Tayve at 620-875-2479

Narcotics Anonymous (Women Only)
Women's Renewal House, 606 E. Atkinson, Pittsburg
Tuesdays at 6:30 PM

Positive Case Management (AIDS/HIV)
Crawford County Health Department, Pittsburg
For more information: Karen Bedene at 620-235-7191

Cancer Support Group
Via Christi Hospital, Cancer Center Conference Room 
Every 2nd Monday of the month at 3:30 PM

Breakfast Club for Caregivers of Dementia/Alzheimer's Patients
United Methodist Church, 415 N. Pine, Pittsburg
Every 3rd Thursday of the month at 9:00 AM