• Pattonville Community Resources

    • Crisis/Disaster Relief Services

      Crisis Hotlines

      Covenant House Nineline has been helping young people in need gain immediate access to crisis and counseling services. NINELINE is also a valuable resource for parents seeking guidance about difficult family situations, or for those desperately trying to locate a runaway child. Crisis Counselors are available to talk about a variety of topics such as:

      Human Trafficking
      Basic needs
      Drugs & alcohol

      Call the NINELINE - Hotline at 1-800-999-9999 (tty: 1-800-999-9915) 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST, seven days a week, or e-mail us. It's free, it's confidential
      KUTO is dedicated to providing youth focused crisis prevention, suicide intervention and post-vention support to the community through awareness education and outreach.

      Our philosophy is simple; KUTO is teens helping teens help themselves.

      We invite you to explore and use our website to learn more.
      If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs help, call the KUTO Crisis Helpline:

      Toll-free 1-888-644-5886

      Open everyday after 4p.m. CST ~ Staffed by trained youth volunteers.
      If you are a child or teen experiencing crisis, or if you know of a child or teen who is, please call Youth In Need's 24-Hour Help Line at 636-946-3771 (in St. Charles County and St. Louis City) or the Youth Connection Helpline at 314-628-2929 (in St. Louis County). Collect calls are accepted and professional staff are on-hand to help you with whatever issue you might be facing.

      Crisis Response

      Emergency Mental Health Assessment

      BHR provides confidential telephone counseling to people in mental health crises as well as mobile outreach services, community referral services, and critical incident stress management (CISM). BHR's crisis hotline and mobile outreach services are provided free of charge to the public by paid professional staff who have master's degrees in their respective behavioral science disciplines.

      Missouri Crisis Hotlines:
      314-469-6644 (local)
      800-811-4760 (toll free)
      St. Vincent Center offers inpatient treatment for children, adolescents, adults, older adults, and persons with developmental disabilities, intensive outpatient/day programs for adults with various psychiatric needs, including chemical dependency and persistent mental illness.

      24-hour central intake program:314-344-6700 or toll free at 800-426-2083.
      St. John’s Mercy Behavioral Health provides evaluation and treatment for individuals who suffer with psychiatric illness and chemical dependency. They offer specialized dual-diagnosis treatment that addresses the problems and issues of both these primary illnesses. They also offer multi-disciplinary treatment for alcoholism and other drug dependencies, and compulsive disorders such as gambling addiction. Treatment includes individual and group counseling, relapse-prevention techniques, and the ongoing support of the 12-step programs of Alcoholics Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous and other addiction-recovery support groups.

      For more information or to schedule an evaluation or admission, call 314-251-4845.

      Suicide Prevention Hotlines

      KUTO is dedicated to providing youth focused crisis prevention, suicide intervention and post-vention support to the community through awareness education and outreach. The Crisis Helpline is staffed everyday after 4pm by volunteers who are trained to listen and help identify problems and develop effective solutions. Daily hours of operation are:

      Sunday - Thursday: 4p.m - 10p.m
      Friday & Saturday: 4p.m - 12a.m
      Trained LCS volunteers and staff members will offer you help and hope through referrals to counseling and resources.

      314-647-HELP (4357)
      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
      The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis.

      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 800-273-TALK (8255)

      Disaster Relief

      Red Cross disaster services focus on meeting people's immediate emergency disaster-caused needs. When a disaster threatens or strikes, the Red Cross provides shelter, food, health and mental health services to address basic human needs.

      If you need emergency disaster assistance? Call (314) 516.2800 and you will be connected to the right person.
      CVAC provides the services necessary to help victims of crime throughout the metropolitan St. Louis area reconstruct their lives following the trauma of victimization. Services include:

      crisis intervention
      criminal justice guidance
      information on victim issues and victim rights
      preparation for restorative justice activities
      referral to community resources, and
      assistance filing victim compensation.

      A comprehensive list of disaster relief organizations.
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