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  • Marilyn Cook, COMCARE Director

    Marilyn Cook
    Executive Director

    p. 316.660.7600
    TTY: 1.800.766.3777

    635 N. Main
    Wichita, KS 67203

    All persons served regardless of ability to pay. Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and self-pay based on a sliding scale accepted as forms of payment for services rendered.

COMCARE

Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you know is talking about suicide, please call the suicide prevention hotline 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

(316) 660-7500

Crisis Intervention Services (CIS) has been the suicide prevention service for many years in Sedgwick County.  At CIS, priority is given to callers who are at risk for suicide. 

2013 Suicide Statistics

Read the 2013 Suicide Statistics for Wichita and Sedgwick County.

Suicide Prevention Coalition

Mission Statement

The mission of the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition is to promote and implement evidence based approaches, local research and community change to reduce the impact of suicide with the ultimate goal of zero suicides in Sedgwick County.

2014 Annual Report

Read about the goals, activities, accomplishments and members of the coalition in 2014.

Survivors of Suicide

Download a handbook created specially for those left behind that provides information about grief, stress, support systems and healing.

Supporting Survivors of Suicide Loss: A Guide for Funeral Directors

Los sobrevivientes al suicidio: un manual para aquellos que se quedaron

Suicide Cluster Response Plan

Suicide clusters among teenagers and young adults in Sedgwick County have prompted intense concern among parents, students, school officials and others affected by the suicides in our community.  In response to these concerns, the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition has developed this guide to help community leaders proactively respond to suicide clusters or situations that might develop into suicide clusters.

Articles and Printed Materials

Community Resources


Sedgwick County...working for you

Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.