Mental Health Crisis Lines 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.

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 & 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.


Formerly Kristin Brooks Hope Center focuses on suicide prevention, awareness and education.  Call from anywhere in the country and get connected to the suicide prevention hotline closest to you. 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433).

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.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention 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.  Call 1-800-273-8255 from anywhere in the country.

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