Hotlines & Resources

Support & Crisis Lines:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) OR  dial 988
24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone experiencing a mental health, suicide or substance use crisis. 

SSM Behavioral Health Services - 
The SSM Behavioral Health Services team of counselors, psychiatrists, nurses, and specialized therapists provide support, expertise, and individualized care to treat emotional and behavioral conditions such as anxiety, depression, or addiction.

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741,
Talk to a crisis counselor about any type of concern or anxiety.

Behavioral Health Response 314-469-6644,
Behavioral Health Response provides crisis support, telephone counseling and mental health resources 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

National Human Trafficking Hotline
Text 233733
The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe. The toll-free phone and SMS text lines and live online chat function are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Help is available in multiple languages.

Youth Resources:

CHADS Coalition
314-952-8274 - CHADS Family Support Warm Line if you need help or support, weekdays from 9 am - 5:30 pm. Resources are available for parents, youth, schools, and other community members to provide a holistic approach to addressing adolescent depression and suicidal thoughts. 

LGBT National Help Center
1-800-246-7743 - LGBT National Youth Talkline (for youth under age 25). Providing free and confidential peer support and local resources.

The Trevor Project -
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transender, queer and questioning young people.  Immediate support available from the website via chat, phone or text.

Youth In Need -, 636-946-5600
Call 314-819-8802 for immediate crisis intervention.
Youth In Need provides emergency shelter for youth aged 10 - 19, community based counseling (crisis, youth and family), transitional living services for youth 16 - 21), teen parent services, etc.  

Missouri Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline 
Call 1-800-392-3738 to report suspected child abuse or neglect. Reports can also be made online.