Map of Clark Center locations

Crisis Services

Clark Community Mental
Health Center provides crisis
services to the residents of
Dade, Barry, and Lawrence

24-hour Crisis Hot Line

Click here for more information

Business Hours:
8:00am to 5:00pm



For individuals who are unable to participate in treatment during normal office hours, arrangements for appointments outside of normal business hours can be made with select service providers.
Individuals need to speak to their provider or office staff to request special arrangements.

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Click the logo below to learn about a web-based mental health support system:


Use it today by calling the Clark Center at 417-476-1000, and we will be more than happy to get you started!


Clark Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is a private, not for Profit Corporation, organized for the purpose of providing mental health and substance abuse services to adults, families, children and youth. The predecessor corporation (Barry-Lawrence County Counseling Services) was incorporated with the Missouri Secretary of State in May, 1971 and received our 501 (c) (3) private not for profit tax exemption in 1971from the Federal Government.

Since 1971, when the Clark Center was certified by the Department of Mental Health as a provider of Clinical Outpatient provider, the organization has been a contracted provider of DMH in good standing.

In 1992, the Clark Center was identified by DMH as the contracted Administrative Agent for Barry, Dade and Lawrence Counties. This simply stated means DMH through contractual agreement expects the Clark Center to be responsible for all citizens in these counties who have problems related to Mental Health and/or Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

For the past 41 years the Clark Center has significantly expanded the menu of services offered to residents of our services area to the point that today, Clark Center has the following menu of services:

  • Intake/Screening Services
  • Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation - Children & Adult
  • Individual and Family Outpatient Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Community Education Classes
  • Outpatient Psychiatric Medication Services
  • Psychological & Psycho Educational Evaluations
  • Substance Use Treatment - Individual & Group
  • Substance Abuse Traffic Offenders Program (SATOP)
  • Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders (ITCD)
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)
  • Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Parent Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)
  • Health Care Home
  • Military Counseling
  • Anger Management
  • Parenting Classes