Resources

Talking to Your Kids About Drug and Alcohol Abuse: The Ultimate Do’s and Don’ts Guide
http://www.treehouserehab.org/talking-kids-about-drug-alcohol-abuse/

Intervention eBook: What to do if your child is drinking or using drugs
http://www.drugfreeazkids.org/sites/default/files/Intervention_Guide_3.pdf

Co-Occurring Disorders
https://www.psychologytoday.com/conditions/co-occurring-disorders

Promoting Mental Health at Home
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/meditation-room/

How to Apply for Disability Benefits with Drug Addiction
http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/disabling-conditions/drug-addiction-and-social-security-disability

Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What to Do When an Employee Returns from Rehab
https://www.business.com/articles/returning-to-work-after-rehab-how-to-help-employees/

Home After Rehab: The Guide to Finding the Right Place for Recovery
https://www.redfin.com/blog/finding-a-home-after-rehab

 

Local and National Resources

UNITED WAY 2-1-1

www.211helps.org  877-427-4626

Counseling, education, employment, utility assistance, etc. Mainly referrals. Includes information on weather shelters.

Contact United Way for locations of St. Vincent de Paul parishes that provide food, utility assistance, and many other services–as well as information about seasonal shelters.

SAFE AT HOME: 

Provides survivors of abuse and threats with a substitute address for IDs, driver licenses, court documents, etc.

www.MoSafeAtHome.com 866-509-1409.

MISSOURI HEALTH CARE MARKETPLACE AND HEALTHCARE.GOV.    

www.EnrollMissouri.org

24-hour Hotline: 800-318-2596

Hotline handles questions and starts the process.

LGBT COMMUNITY RESOURCES

ST. LOUIS GENDER FOUNDATION

For news on LGBT politics and issues in Missouri: www.promoonline.org

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (Obamacare)

www.HealthCare.govand www.EnrollMissouri.org 800-318-2596. This is a 24-hour hotline that handles consumers’ questions. The Missouri website is essentially a portal for HealthCare.gov. There is some extra information at the Missouri website, so it might be useful for individuals to start here.

ST. PATRICK CENTER
800 North Tucker 63101
www.stpatrickcenter.org  314-802-0700

The St. Patrick Partnership Center is a one-stop location downtown that offers more than 25 programs and 13 partner organizations, all in one place. Programs include: Direct Assistance (food, clothing, utilities, hot lunches, etc.); Referrals to Shelters; Rental and Mortgage Payment Assistance; Counseling; Tutoring and GED classes; Health and Dental Care through Grace Hill; Mental Health Services; Legal Services; Day Care; Life Skills, small business development, and more. Shamrock Club provides employment training, financial counseling, 12-step and substance abuse counseling, (and meals).

Suicide Prevention

ww.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

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

800-SUICIDE: 800-784-2433

24-Hour Local Help Line: 636-946-3771

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): 314-647-3677

ALIVE-Domestic Violence: 314-993-2777

Child Abuse and Neglect: 800-392-3738

Cocaine Anonymous (CA): 314-361-3500

Crisis Nursery Emergency Care for Children: 314-768-3201

Epworth Street Outreach (YES): 314-727-6294

GED Hotline and Testing: 877-392-6433

Homeless Hotline St. Louis Region 314-802-5444

Life Crisis Suicide Hotline: 314-647-4357

Metro St Louis Coalition for the Homeless: www.stlouishomeless.org

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): 314-830-3232

Runaway Switchboard: 800-621-4000

Safe Connections-Domestic Violence: 314-531-2003

Women’s Safe House: 314-772-8952

Youth In Need Hotline: 636-946-3771

St. Louis Region HOMELESS HOTLINE: 314-802-5444

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESPONSE

www.bhrstl.org

24-hour Mental Health Crisis Line: 314-469-6644 or 800-811-4760

CATHOLIC CHARITIES 

www.ccstl.org 314-367-5500

Many programs and services.

CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT HOTLINES

573-751-3448 (inside MO) or 800-392-3738 (outside MO)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

MISSOURI COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC & SEXUAL VIOLENCE

CLICK HERE for an extensive listing of resources for women who have been, (or are) victims of assault or domestic violence.

HOMELESS HOTLINE: 314-802-5444 (ST. LOUIS AREA)

This is an important phone number. Most (not all) of the shelters in town will tell you that you need to be referred by the Homeless Hotline, so you can save yourself some time by calling the above number or visiting their downtown location first. (800 North Tucker.) 

NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR MENTAL HEALTH (NAMI)

Nation-wide Suicide Prevention

www.nami.org HOTLINE number: 800-273-8255

The NAMI website provides resources and information about mental illness.

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINES

800-799-SAFE (7233) or 800-787-3224

PARAQUAD

www.paraquad.org  314-289-4200

Advocacy and programs to provide independence for people with disabilities.

SAFE CONNECTIONS

24-hour abuse hotline: 314-531-2003

2165 Hampton Avenue 63139

314-646-7500 x101 | 24-Hour Crisis Helpline: 314-531-2003

www.safeconnections.org

Safe Connections offers a domestic and sexual abuse 24-hour helpline, (not intended for child abuse cases), and counseling and support groups for victims of domestic abuse, dating violence, sexual assault or rape. All these services are for ages 12 and up. Also, prevention education workshops and discussion groups for middle and high school students. 

ST. LOUIS CITY GOVERNMENT WEBSITE
www.stlouis-mo.gov

ST. LOUIS COUNTY GOVERNMENT WEBSITE

www.stlouisco.com

ST. LOUIS COUNTY HOMELESS HOTLINE: 314-802-5444 or 866-802-7155 

ST. PATRICK CENTER

www.stpatrickcenter.org 314-802-0700 

Learn more about the many services offered in this one downtown location.

ST. LOUIS YOUTH CONNECTION
www.youthinneed.org
24 hour Help line: 314-628-2929 or 877-928-2929 Text: 4HLP to 31658 

Outreach, emergency housing, mental health and more.

24 hour Help line: 314-628-2929 or 877-928-2929 Text: 4HLP to 31658 

Outreach, emergency housing, mental health and more.

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE (Downtown)

717 N. 16th 63103

314-621-2704

For a location near you, visit: www.socialsecurityhop.com or www.HomelessShelterDirectory.org

A website for shelters and resources in out-state Missouri.

VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER

Jefferson Barracks Division

#1 Jefferson Barracks Dr. 63125

www.veteranscrisisline.net/

Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 Press 1. 

Text 838255 to get help now.

YOUTH IN NEED:

If you are a youth in crisis, you can access help 24 hours a day…

In St. Louis County, call the St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline at 314-628-2929.

In St. Charles County, call the St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline at 636-642-0642.

In St. Louis City, call Youth In Need’s 24-Hour Help Line at 636-946-3771.

BETTER FAMILY LIFE

5415 Page Blvd. 63112 

www.betterfamilylife.org 314-367-3440

Workforce development and many other programs offered by this long time St. Louis agency. Social, cultural, artistic, youth, economic, housing and educational programs that help to promote positive and innovative changes within the metropolitan St. Louis area. Much of BFL’s programming is geared towards people who are unemployed, underemployed, disadvantaged and need skill enhancement. Numerous programs and initiatives.

DREAM CENTER

4324 Margaretta Ave. 63115

www.stldreamcenter.org  314-381-0700

Call for information about shuttle pickups on Wednesdays from St Patrick Center and Horizon Club. Center is open for showers, necessities, coffee, pastries, lunch and haircuts. Showers, coffee and pastries on Sunday. 

EPWORTH’S YOUTH DROP-IN CENTER

7520 Natural Bridge Road

Normandy, MO 63121 

www.epworth.org 314-222-4877

24-hour crisis Hotline: 314-727-6294 or 800-899-KIDS(5437) 

Open Monday–Friday, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. Staff will distribute hygiene kits, safe sex kits and food as needed, as well as providing life skills and recreational activities. Also, emergency shelter, transitional housing programs and street outreach to homeless youth.

ST. LOUIS EMPOWERMENT CENTER
Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
1908 Olive St. 63103
www.dbsaempowerment.org 314-652-6100 Friendship Line: 866-525-1442

A drop-in center for mental health and substance abuse recovery self-help meetings. Open 365 days a year 9:00 am-3:00pm. Lunch daily. Many support groups, programs and employment classes.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)
4557 Laclede Ave. 63108
www.aclu-em.org  314-652-3111

CATHOLIC LEGAL ASSISTANCE MINISTRY

100 N. Tucker Blvd. Suite 726 63101  314-977-3993

Mostly domestic issues, cases involving paternity, orders of protection, guardianship, and abuse. CLAM also offers services for immigrant populations who face challenges in filing governmental documents. Provides free legal services to low income clients in civil matters including evictions, bankruptcies, abuse orders of protection, welfare and food stamp benefits.No Walk-Ins.

www.cliniclegal.org/clinic_display_affiliates/5732

CIRCUIT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

Orders of protection, victims services, more.

St. Louis City: 314-622-4373

St. Louis County: 314-615-4872

St. Charles County: 636-949-7370

LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE

www.bamsl.org  314-621-6681

Referral service maintains a listing of attorneys who practice in the metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri-Illinois area. After you contact the service and they have reviewed your problem, the Service will e-mail you the name of a lawyer near you who practices in your area of need. You will also be sent by US mail a confirmation and statement for $30 which entitles you to up to a one-half hour consultation with the attorney.

LEGAL AID (Legal Services of Eastern Missouri)

4232 Forest Park 63108

www.lsem.org 314-534-4200

Legal services in the areas of housing, domestic issues, financial, health, immigration, elderly and many others, including some social services. Call or check website for more locations.

LEGAL ADVOCATES FOR ABUSED WOMEN

www.laawstl.org  314-664-6699

Free legal representation at Adult and Child Order of Protection hearings for victims of abuse in seven counties. Many other legal services. LAAW’s Legal Helpline provides safety planning and crisis support, legal options and information, county-specific step by step filing procedures, and critical legal and social services referrals to any caller regardless of geographic location.Crisis and Legal Information questions, concerns or requests MUST be made by phone through LAAW’s Legal Information Line at 314-664-6699. 

LEGAL ASSISTANCE WEBSITES

www.courts.mo.gov

Attorney General’s Office: www.ago.mo.gov

Legal Services of Missouri: www.lsmo.org

Legal Match: www.legalmatch.com In addition to matching your case with a lawyer, there is a law library and many articles and resources on this website.

PUBLIC DEFENDER, CITY

1114 Market St. 63101

314-340-7625

PUBLIC DEFENDER, COUNTY

100 S Central Ave. Clayton 63105

314-615-4778

PUBLIC DEFENDER, STATE

Missouri State Public Defender System

231 East Capitol Ave. Jefferson City 65101 573-526-5210

St. Louis City Family Court (Juvenile): 

920 N. Vandeventer Ave. 63108  314-552-2000

ST. LOUIS COUNTY FAMILY COURT (Juvenile)
501 S. Brentwood Blvd. 63105

www.stlouisco.com/LawandPublicSafety/CircuitCourt/FamilyCourt  314-615-4400

ST. LOUIS COUNTY FAMILY COURT PROJECT
501 S. Brentwood Blvd. 63105
314-615-4502

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESPONSE

www.bhrstl.org

24-hour Mental Health Crisis Line: 314-469-6644 or 800-811-4760

DENTAL OPTIONS

CLICK HERE for a comprehensive listing of dental clinics that provide a variety of services at reduced rates or no cost.

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

3309 South Kingshighway 63139

www.frcmo.org 314-534-9350

Prevention and treatment of all forms of child abuse and neglect.

THE ST. LOUIS INTEGRATED HEALTH NETWORK

1520 Market St., Suite 4034 63103-2625

www.stlouisihn.org  314-657-1566

A network of community health centers, whose doctors, nurse practitioners and other professionals can diagnose and treat major diseases. Services include primary care, dental, eye care, vaccinations, and prescriptions, and more. They accept most private insurance plans, as well as Medicaid and Medicare. Services at reduced cost to those without health insurance who qualify. **If you need care fast but aren’t sick enough to go to an emergency room drop by one of our locations offering urgent care services.” Hours include nights and weekends. Check the website above for more information or contact any of the locations below. A referral is not required. 

ST. LOUIS EFFORT FOR AIDS (EFA)

1027 S Vandeventer Ave. #700 63110 

www.stlefa.org/ 314- 645-6451

Programs and services provided to individuals infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Testing provided.

STLHELP

www.stlhelp.org

Provides access to free home medical equipment through a recycle and reuse program. Equipment includes

wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, crutches, canes, shower chairs, hospital beds, stair lifts and more. 

STRONG START FOR MOTHERS AND NEWBORNS

www.StrongStartforLife.com 314-805-7081

Seven Signature Medical Group OB/GYN offices participate in this comprehensive program for pregnant women who are Medicaid-eligible. Many additional support services geared to improve outcomes for both mother and baby. Enroll at any time during gestation. Call or visit their website for locations and more information.

VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION HOSPICE CARE

11440 Olive Blvd. Suite 200 63141

www.vnastl.org 314-918-7171 x 1254

MENTAL HEALTH

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

800-SUICIDE: 800-784-2433

24-Hour Local Help Line: 636-946-3771

ADAPT of Missouri 

2301 Hampton Ave. 63139

4030 Chouteau Ave. 63110

www.adaptusa.com 888-657-3201

ADAPT of Missouri provides individual therapy, community support and psycho-social rehabilitation for adults living with mental illness. After hours-on-call.

AGAPE CHRISTIAN COUNSELING SERVICE

www.agapeccs.com  314-994-9344

Provides affordable, professional Christian counseling and mental health services for the St. Louis metro area and its surrounding counties. Locations in Olivette, South County, Florissant, and Lake St. Louis.

ALTERNATIVE BEHAVIORAL CARE

255 Spencer Rd., Suite 101 St. Peters 63376

www.alternativebehavioralcare.com 636-477-6111

Children, adolescent and adult mental health and substance abuse programs that include medication assisted therapy, as well as individual and group approaches. 

ANNIE MALONE CHILDREN & FAMILY CENTER

2612 Annie Malone Dr. 63113

www.anniemalone.com  314-531-0120 or 314-531-2612

Parenting education, self-help, counseling and more.

AVENUES COUNSELING

1612 S. Big Bend Blvd. 63117

www.avenuescounselingcenter.org 314-529-1391

Provides a full range of counseling services, regardless of ability to pay. Fees based on a sliding scale are available. Articles and information regarding behavioral health topics may be found on their website.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESPONSE (BHR)

www.bhrstl.org 24 hour Crisis Lines 314-469-6644 or 800-811-4760

Missouri Crisis Hotlines BHR provides the ACI crisis hotline and mobile outreach services for eastern Missouri.

BJC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

1430 Olive St., Suite 500 63103

www.bjcbehavioralhealth.org  314-729-4004 toll-free: 877-729-4004

After hours: 314-469-6644 or toll-free 800-811-4760

Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm. 

OTHER LOCATIONS:

North

3165 McKelvey Road, Suite 200

Bridgeton, MO 63044-2550

314-206-3900

Northeast

11125 Dunn Rd, Suite 201 63136

314-953-8400

South

11102 Lindbergh Business Court 63123-7810

314-206-3400

Southeast

1085 Maple Street

Farmington, MO 63640-1955

573-756-5353

BRIDGEWAY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (Several Locations)

Main number:  866-758-1152

Addictive disorders, sexual assault, domestic violence. Various locations, many programs.

For more information, visit our Substance Abuse Treatment page.

CENTER FOR LIFE SOLUTIONS

637 Dunn Rd., #180 Hazelwood 63042

www.centerforlifesolutions.org  314-731-4136

Medication-assisted/Methadone and counseling-based treatments. Medical evaluations in addition to individual and family therapy for state funded, Medicaid, and private pay patients.

CENTER FOR SURVIVORS OF TORTURE AND WAR TRAUMA

1077 S. Newstead Ave. 63110 

www.stlcenterforsurvivors.org 314-533-4114

Provides culturally holistic counseling/mental health services for refugee and immigrant survivors of torture and war trauma. Call PLACES FOR PEOPLE to begin the Intake process: 314-535-5600

CENTREPOINTE HOSPITAL AND OUTPATIENT CLINICS

St. Charles: 4801 Weldon Spring Parkway 63304

St. Louis City: 1430 Olive Street 63103

www.centerpointehospital.com 800-345-5407

Call this number for information more locations. Residential and outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment.

CHADS COALITION (for Mental Health)

180 Crestwood Plaza 63126

Email: info@chadscoalition.org

Mailing address: P.O. Box 510528 63151

www.chadscoalition.org 314-952-2046

*** FEATURED WEBSITE: Check CHADS for an impressive listing of mental health resources, including a PDF that may be printed out and numerous links to other websites. CHADS offers a variety of suicide and bullying prevention programs, including SOS (Signs of Suicide). Visit their website for Community Awareness and Family Support resources for students, educators and parents. The organization was formed after a local couple lost their son to suicide in 2004.

CLINICAL TRIALS

www.ClinicalTrials.gov

Provides an easy-to-use “search by state” function that provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial’s purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. The information provided on ClinicalTrials.gov should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals. Before searching, you may want to learn more about clinical trials.

COMMUNITY HOPE PROJECT

2319 Woodson Rd. 63114

314-429-5400

Recovery programs and support groups. Helps with employment training and bus passes. Soon will become a pilot program and be able to offer referrals for housing and food.

COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES (at UMSL)

232 Stadler Hall, One University Blvd. 63121

www.umsl.edu/services/cps 314-516-5824

Outpatient mental health center established by the University of Missouri-St. Louis to provide affordable psychological services to residents of the St. Louis metropolitan area.

COMPREHENSIVE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER

505 South 8th St., East St. Louis, IL 62201

618-482-7330 (Office)

Mental health and substance abuse treatment, rehabilitative and social support on a twenty-four hour basis. Works with Alton Mental Health Center.

COMTREA

www.comtrea.org  636-931-2700

Several Jefferson County and South County locations. Substance abuse treatment services, psychiatric services, individual and group therapy, special programs for domestic violence, and 24 hour crisis services.

CREVE COEUR COMMUNITY COUNSELING

10176 Corporate Square Drive Suite 100-S 63132

www.cccastl.com 314-991-0100

Sessions: $15 per 50 minutes. Provided by graduate counseling interns under supervision.

CRIDER HEALTH CENTERS

www.cridercenter.org 636-332-6000 or 1-800-574-2422

St. Charles: 546 First Capital Dr., Suite 1 63301 636-946-4000

Union: 1780 Old Highway 50 East 63084  636-582-8100

Warrenton:19515 Brune Parkway 63383 636-456-1500

Wentzville: 1032 Crosswinds Ct. 63385  636-332-6000

A variety of behavioral health programs and services.

CRISIS TEXT LINE: Text “GO” to 741-741

www.crisistextline.org 

Crisis Text Line serves young people (and others) in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7, emotional support and information. A live, trained specialist receives the text and responds quickly.

DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH

www.dmh.mo.gov

The Department of Mental Health website includes numerous resources on crisis intervention, drug and alcohol abuse, developmental disabilities, and more.

EPICS COUNSELING

11520 St. Charles Rock Rd. Suite 103 

Northwest Executive Centre

Bridgeton, MO 63044

314-409-8606

www.epicscounseling.com

Individual, group and family therapy in addition to training, and court ordered classes, and substance abuse evaluations. Cash and credit cards, sliding fee scale, accepts all medicaid providers and private insurance. 

FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVE

314-993-1000

FMHC is a collaboration of non-profit mental health organizations with offices located throughout Saint Louis County. FMHC’s primary focus is on meeting the mental health needs of children, adults and elderly in Saint Louis County. Services are offered on a sliding fee scale. FMHC Agencies include: BJC Behavioral Health, Catholic Family Services, Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Lutheran Family & Children’s Services and Provident Counseling.

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

3309 South Kingshighway 63139

www.frcmo.org  314-534-9350

Prevention and treatment of all forms of child abuse and neglect.

FeelingKindaBlue.com

PROVIDENT COUNSELING

A social network site for those living the life of the blues – depression, anxiety, grief, and other mental illnesses.

GRACE HILL CLINIC AT ST. PATRICK CENTER

www.gracehill.org  314-898-1987

Provides medical services. Also may be able to help refill medications if you have medication sheet or bottles showing psychotropic prescription until you are able to get established and seen at Hopewell for medication. You must call to schedule an appointment. No walk ins.

HAWTHORN CHILDREN’S PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL

1901 Pennsylvania Ave. 63133

www.dmh.mo.gov/hcph  314-512-7800 314-512-7593 (TTY)

A children’s psychiatric hospital that is owned and operated by the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Average length of stay is 6-9 months.

HOPEWELL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

1504 S Grand 63104

314-531-1770 Emergency: 314-531-7335

Provides mental health case management and psychiatric services. On site pharmacy for prescription medications. No walk-ins. Must make appointment

HYLAND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER

St. Anthony’s Medical Center

10010 Kennerly Rd. 63128

www.stanthonysmedcenter.com  314-525-1000

In-patient and out-patient psychiatric and chemical dependency services. Multidisciplinary team approach.

INDEPENDENCE CENTER

Clubhouse: 4245 Forest Park Ave. 63108  314-533-4245

Membership, Screening and Enrollment: 314-533-4163

Midwest Psychiatry and Community Care: 4219 Laclede Ave. 63108

www.independencecenter.org

Assists adults with serious, persistent mental illnesses to live and work in the community.

JEWISH FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICE

10950 Schuetz Rd. 63146

www.jfcs-stl.org  314-993-1000

JF&CS provides therapy, counseling and an assortment of programs for adults and children with a full range of emotional and behavioral issues. Fees are based on a sliding scale and available to all.

KARLA SMITH FOUNDATION

14 Park Place Suite B, Swansea, IL 62226

www.karlasmithfoundation.org 618-624-5771

Services to family members and friends of those affected by mental illness and suicide. Also, support groups for families coping with suicide grief. Peer-to-peer coaching, educational materials, public awareness events, local resource directory, financial aid.

KIDS UNDER TWENTY ONE

www.kuto.org  888-644-5886  314-644-5886

The KUTO Crisis Helpline is the only hotline in St. Louis staffed entirely by trained youth volunteers. Callers are assured they will talk with someone who knows what it’s like to be a young person. Call in the local calling area, or from elsewhere. This is not a 24/7 line. If you need to speak with a crisis specialist when the KUTO line is not in service, take advantage of the other crisis lines listed in this section. 

KINGDOM HOUSE

1321 South 11th Street 63104

www.kingdomhouse.org  314-421-0400

The Family Support Services serves low-income clients living primarily in the Near Southside of the City of St. Louis in zip codes 63104 and 63118. Counseling, family support, other services.

KRISTIN BROOKS HOPE CENTER

www.hopeline.com 800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433). 

Call from anywhere in the country and get connected to the suicide prevention hotline closest to you.

Website offers online crisis intervention through chat format.

LIFE CRISIS SERVICES at Provident, Inc.

www.providentstl.org/Services/LifeCrisis.aspx  314-647-4357

Phones are answered 24/7 by trained volunteers

LIFEQUEST CHRISTIAN COUNSELING

203 Dunn Rd., Florissant 63031

www.lqccs.org  314-830-9970

Not-for-profit professional counseling agency staffed by licensed pastoral counselors and professional counselors, using scriptural and psychological approaches. Major insurance plans accepted, sliding scale fee schedule available. 

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF EASTERN MISSOURI

1905 S. Grand Blvd. 63104 

www.mha-em.org 314-773-6752

Resources, programs, support groups, seminars, advocacy, recent research findings and much more. The organization does not conduct clinical trials, but has compiled a resource list for those considering participation. For clinical trials in the St. Louis area, click here.

They also offer PAYEE SERVICES to manage SSI or SSDI benefits. Call for more information or visit their comprehensive website.

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org  314-877-6458

A series of courses, both on-line and in a classroom setting, that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

MERCY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC.

8420 Delmar Blvd., Suite 209 63124

Mercy Professional 314-993-8818

Sliding scale counseling down to $1 for adults and teens and sometimes for children, always for families and couples. Operating within the values and mission of the Sisters of Mercy.

METROPOLITAN PSYCHIATRIC CENTER

5351 Delmar Blvd. 63112

www.dmh.mo.gov/mpc  314-877-0501

Diagnostic and treatment psychiatric care services. Acute forensic psychiatric inpatient services.

MISSOURI COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE (MCADSV)

www.mocadsv.org

Information and resources to support survivors in Missouri.

MISSOURI INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (State Hospital)

5400 Arsenal St. 63139

www.mimh.edu  314-877-6401

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI)

www.nami.org

Crisis intervention team programs and more.

NATIONAL HOPELINE NETWORK

www.hopeline.com Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE

Offers hope and advice to those in deep emotional pain considering suicide.

PLACES FOR PEOPLE

4130 Lindell Blvd. 63108

www.placesforpeople.org  314-993-1000

In January 2011, Places for People and Community Alternatives merged as a single provider of mental health services. Provides care and cost-effective services to people with mental health disorders, including assistance with medication and housing.

PROVIDENT COUNSELING

www.providentstl.org/ 314-533-8200 for appointments

Provident provides counseling services at five locations throughout greater St. Louis area including Fairview Heights, Illinois. Works with ex-offenders. 

ST. LOUIS REGIONAL PSYCHIATRIC STABILIZATION CENTER (PSC)

5355 Delmar Blvd. 63112

http://www.stlpsc.org 314-932-7110

Psychiatric hospital located in the Metropolitan Psychiatric Center facility on Delmar Blvd. PSC operates a 25-bed acute psychiatric inpatient unit for patients who need stabilization during a mental health crisis. PSC currently accepts transfers from local Emergency Departments and appropriate 9-1-1 transports by the St. Louis Fire Department. Also provides intake and triage services

SCHIELE CLINIC

St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute

8820 Ladue Road, 3rd Floor 63124

314-361-7075, ext. 444

For services in Spanish: 314-361-7075, ext. 616

www.stlpi.org

A community resource for high quality, in-depth psychotherapy. In-depth assessment and treatment methods and resources.services for families and individuals offered on a sliding-fee scale.

SHAMROCK CLUB DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM AT ST. PATRICK CENTER

800 N. Tucker 63101

www.stpatrickcenter.org 314-802-0700

Membership privileges available, including breakfast, lunch, showers, phones, mail, laundry, referrals. Mental health and substance abuse treatment. 

SELF HELP CENTER

8301 Crest Industrial Dr. Affton 63123

314-781-0199

A drop-in center for adults with mental illness. Includes job readiness.

SLIDING SCALE COUNSELING CENTERS

Provident Counseling: 314-533-8200

Catholic Family Services: 314-544-3800

Lutheran Family Services: 314-787-5100

Step by Step Counseling, St. Charles: 636-255-0002

Schiele Clinic: 314-361-7075

SOUTH CITY COUNSELING

Nebula Building 

3407 S Jefferson #209 63118  314-495-0585

www.southcitycounselingstl.com

Mental health and rehabilitative counseling, various modalities. Insurance accepted and provision for sliding scale. 

ST. LOUIS EMPOWERMENT CENTER

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

1908 Olive St. 63103

314-652-6100 Friendship Line: 866-525-1442

www.dbsaempowerment.org

A drop-in center for mental health and substance abuse recovery self-help meetings. Open 365 days a year 9:00 am-3:00pm. Lunch daily. Many support groups, programs and employment classes.

STEP BY STEP COUNSELING

2081 Collier Corporate Parkway

St. Charles, MO 63303

www.stepbystepcounseling.com 636-255-0002

Individual and group counseling for children, adolescents and adults. Wide range of specialties. Insurance accepted and sliding scale fees available.

THE TREVOR PROJECT

www.thetrevorproject.org

Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386

National organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. Chat and text options available.

GOODWILL

www.mersgoodwill.org/about/jobs

Locations:

Career Center of Downtown St Louis

1727 Locust St

St Louis, MO 63103 314-436-3540

Career Center of Franklin County

1380 High St Ste 6

Washington, MO 63091  636-239-2225

Career Center of North St Louis

1760 New Florissant Rd N

Florissant, MO 63033  314-831-9171

Career Center of Nixa

202 W St Ste 2

Nixa, MO 65714  417-725-9800

Career Center of South St Louis

7321 S Lindbergh Ste 50

St Louis, MO 63125  314-845-1922

LET’S START

1408 S. 10th St. 63104

www.letsstart.org  314-241-2324

A support group for incarcerated women and their families. Provides bus trips for children to visit their mothers. Many programs for women who are re-entering the community after incarceration, including weekly group sessions, parent programs, micro-lending, & referrals.

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF ILLINOIS

1405 State St. East St. Louis, IL 62205

www.lssi.org 618-601-3459

Services include employment, school and resources for clothing, housing, identification, medical, mental health and employment. Ex-offender re-entry program.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) www.aa.org 314-647-3677

Cocaine Anonymous (CA) www.camissouri.org 314-361-3500

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) www.na.org 314-830-3232

ALCOHOL AWARENESS COUNCIL

www.alcohol.org

Information about the use and abuse of alcohol. Up to date alcohol research, studies and statistical data from government agencies, academic institutions, news sources and awareness organizations. Also alcohol-related resources, support groups, and help lines for those struggling with alcoholism.

BRIDGEWAY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (Several Locations)

www.bridgewaybh.com Main number: 866-758-1152

St. Louis City Center 314-535-5246

St. Charles Center 636-757-2300

CLICK HERE for a page that lists all of their locations.

Medically-Assisted Detoxification. Comprehensive services in the areas of addiction, sexual assault, domestic violence, recovery, mental health, adolescent outpatient. Located in St. Louis, St. Charles, and Lincoln Counties. Their comprehensive website gives phone numbers, maps, locations information about services.

CLAYTON BEHAVIORAL

9890 Clayton Rd., Suite 100 63124

www.claytonbehavioral.com 314-222-5830

Drug and alcohol outpatient addiction programs. Medically-assisted detox (VIVITROL®, Antabuse, Acamprosate and SUBOXONE®). Confidential and comprehensive licensed psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders.

COMMUNITY SERVICES OF MO

4456 S. Lindbergh Blvd. 63127

www.dwiprograms.com  314-849-6855

Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Halfway house. Special Programs, DUI/DWI, Rehabilitation. Self payment. Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors.)

GATEWAY FOUNDATION DRUG & ALCOHOL TREATMENT CENTERS

www.recovergateway.org 877-505-4673

Outpatient and residential treatment programs in three Southern Illinois locations: Caseyville, Carbondale, and Swansea. More locations throughout the state of Illinois. Call 800-971-4673 to learn more about treatment options in southern Illinois and the St. Louis Metro East area.

HARRIS HOUSE

8327 S. Broadway 63111

www.harrishouse.org 314-631-4299

Drug & Alcohol Addiction. Halfway house, Women, Men. Self payment.

HILLJACK HOUSE

www.hilljackhouse.org

Supportive sober apartment living in south city buildings for men and women trying to overcome substance addictions. Visit their website for more information and a contact form.

METROPOLITAN PSYCHIATRIC CENTER OF ST. LOUIS

5351 Delmar Blvd. 63112

www.dmh.mo.gov/mpc 314-877-0500

Detox. Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, State or Government financed insurance. Forensic programs.

MISSOURI NETWORK FOR OPIATE REFORM AND RECOVERY

4022 South Broadway 63118

www.monetwork.org 314-717-3472

Education, legislative reform, harm reduction, family support, resources for detox and treatment placement, and continued support through the recovery process. Also legal services available on a sliding scale basis.

OXFORD HOUSE

2715 Osage St. 63118

www.oxfordhouse.org 314-772-6771‎

National, Self Run, Self Supported, Addiction Recovery Houses. Clients age 21 and older are eligible for subsidized rent and meals in separate buildings and programs for men and women. There are additional locations throughout the area. Call or check their websites under Houses/Directory to find Missouri locations.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (NCADA) 

www.ncada-stl.org/

Resources, counseling, information, self-help groups, prevention programs, and much more.

PREFERRED FAMILY HEALTHCARE, INC. (Several locations)

3800 S. Broadway 63118

www.pfh.org  314-772-2205

A comprehensive behavioral health non-profit organization offering substance abuse treatment, prevention, and mental health services throughout Missouri and Kansas including eight locations in St. Louis and the Metro area. Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors), Payment assistance.

QUEEN OF PEACE CENTER

325 N. Newstead St. 63108

www.qopcstl.org  314-531-0511 Ext. 1

Drug and alcohol addiction services, halfway house. Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women.

SAMHSA

www.samhsa.gov 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Opioid Treatment Program Directory. Medication-Assisted Treatment for Substance Abuse Disorders.

SATOP Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program 

www.dwiprograms.com

ST. LOUIS VALLEY HOPE

www.valleyhope.org

12777 Olive Blvd. 63141 314-514-9220 or 800-544-5101

Boonville: 1415 Ashley RD, Boonville 65233-0398  660-882-6547

Drug and alcohol addiction services. Individualized treatment and variable lengths of stay Residential and out-patient. Self payment. Privately provided health insurance. Sliding scale. 

ST. PATRICK CENTER

800 N. Tucker Blvd. 63101

www.stpatrickcenter.org  314-802-0693

Drug and alcohol addiction services and Shamrock Club.

SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255)

A comprehensive website that provides a treatment locator and many other resources and services.

YOUTH SERVICES

24-Hour Help Line: 636-946-3771

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

1-800-RUNAWAY

Or use the online services to chat, email, or post on the forum. http://www.1800runaway.org/

CRISIS TEXT LINE: Text START or GO to 741741

http://www.crisistextline.org/

Crisis Text Line serves young people (and others) in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7, emotional support and information. A live, trained specialist receives the text and responds quickly. This page on their website provides additional national resources. 

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS

www.bbbsemo.org

Headquarters: 501 N. Grand Blvd., Suite 100 63103  314-361-5900

St. Charles: 1236 Jungermann Rd., Suite G St. Peters 63376  636-939-2227

Enroll a child or volunteer.

BJC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Administrative Offices, Referrals and Call Center

1430 Olive St., Suite 400 63103

www.bjcbehavioralhealth.org  314-729-4004 toll-free: 877-729-4004

After hours: 314-469-6644 or toll-free 800-811-4760

Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Call or check their website for other locations and more Behavioral Health services.

Support for GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER (GLBT) YOUTH

GLBT National Youth Talk 800-246-7743 (Monday-Friday, 4:00 pm-12:00 am EST/Saturday, 12;00 pm-5;00 pm EST

The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386 (24/7)

National organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

JEWISH FAMILY AND CHILDREN SERVICES

10950 Schuetz Rd. 63146

www.jfcs-stl.org 314-993-1000

Counseling and prevention programs.

KIDS UNDER TWENTY ONE (KUTO)

KUTO Crisis Helpline: 314-644-5886 Toll Free: 888-644-5886

Kids Under Twenty One strives to be a lead agency in utilizing youth and adult partner volunteers in providing crisis prevention, suicide intervention.Staffed by trained youth volunteers serving youth under 21 Sunday-Thursday: 4:00 pm-10:00 pm.Friday and Saturday: 4:00 pm-midnight. Call for Help (Metro East-Illinois) 618-397-0963 24-hour crisis intervention and emergency mental health services. 

ST. LOUIS COUNTY YOUTH CONNECTION HELPLINE

314-628-2929 or 877-928-2929 Text: 4HLP to 31658

YOUTH IN NEED

YOUTH IN NEED HEAD START

www.youthinneed.org  636-946-5600 Crisis Hotline: 636-946-3771

Based in St. Charles, with outreach programs in St. Louis City. Many resources on their website. Emergency shelter and transitional housing available.

If you are a youth in crisis, you can access help 24 hours a day…

In St. Louis County, call the St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline at 314-628-2929.

In St. Charles County, call the St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline at 636-642-0642.

In St. Louis City, call Youth In Need’s 24-Hour Help Line at 636-946-3771.

MISCELLANEOUS

CATHOLIC CHARITIES: COMMUNITY SERVICES MIDTOWN

1202 South Boyle 63110

www.midtowncc.org  314-534-1180

Several locations throughout area providing numerous services.

CRISIS NURSERY

www.crisisnurserykids.org  314-768-3201

Serves parents, with children up to age 12 in poverty without resources.

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

(VA) 400 South 18th Street 63103

www.va.gov  800-827-1000

The VA interviews homeless veterans for service-connected disability or pension benefits, if eligible. Job referral service is available through the Missouri State Employment Service.