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
888/314-644-5886
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)

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