Mental Health Crisis Resources for All Ages

If you're experiencing a mental health concern or crisis and want to talk to someone immediately, these crisis lines can help. If you need medical or police assistance, call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Room.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The national 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.  Dial 988 from anywhere in the country.

Behavioral Health Response

Phones are answered 24/7 by professional mental health counselors. Call 314-469-6644 in the St. Louis metro area or 1-800-811-4760 from elsewhere. 

Crisis Text Line

Get FREE help now: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.  A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and lets you know that they are here to listen.

Feeling Kinda Blue is a social networking site for youth and young adults established to serve those living with depression, anxiety, grief, emotional pain, and other mental illnesses. The mission is to reduce social isolation by making connections through experience sharing. Post, blog, chat and share with peers who are also experiencing depression. Monitored by trained clinicians.

Connect online at or for emergencies, call from anywhere the toll-free 24/7 crisis line at 1-866-728-7983.

Kids Under Twenty One

The KUTO Crisis Helpline is the only confidential hotline staffed entirely by trained youth volunteers to serve youth under the age of 21. Callers are assured they will talk with someone who knows what it's like to be a young person.  In the St Louis metro area call 314-644-5886, or 1-888-644-5886 from elsewhere. Staffed by volunteers who are trained to listen and help identify problems and develop effective solutions.

Provident Behavioral Health

The Life Crisis Services team at Provident Behavioral Health is available 24 hours a day, every day, to help with whatever life crisis you are facing. Mental health experts listen in a caring, non-judgmental way, and help callers discover what the next steps can be toward overcoming personal challenges.

In the St Louis metro area call 314-647-4357.

SSM Health Behavioral Health Urgent Care

SSM Health Behavioral Health Urgent Care treats adults and children five and older in urgent need of care for a mental health crisis. The clinic is located at SSM Health DePaul Hospital, 12355 DePaul Dr. Suite 150, Bridgeton, MO, 63044. The urgent care can be reached at 314-344-7200 and is open Monday thru Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Trevor Project: Saving Young LGBTQ Lives

Trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386.

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