Mental Health/Counseling/Addiction

Al-Anon / Alateen / Young Alateen

Al-Anon, Alateen, and Young Alateen provide strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers. They are fellowships of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. Alateen and Young Alateen are designed specifically for young people.

Missouri Al-Anon website:
Missouri Alateen/Young Alateen meetings:
National Al-Anon website:
National Alateen website:

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Central office:
14 Sunner Drive, Suite 144
St. Louis, MO 63143
Phone: (314) 647-3677

Local website:
National website:

Behavioral Health Response Crisis Hotline / Youth Connection Helplines

Behavioral Health Response (BHR) provides confidential telephone counseling 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to people in mental health crises. BHR also provides mobile outreach services, community referral services, and critical incident stress management. The 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. Youth Connection Helplines provide 24/7 crisis intervention, including mobile outreaches to home and/or community agencies to provide emotional support, referral information, and linkage of services for children, youth, and their families in the St. Louis County area.

BHR Hotline: (314) 469-6644 or 1-800-811-4760

St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline (for youth 19 and younger who live in the St. Louis County area):
Phone: (314) 628-2929 or (877) 928-2929
Text: 4HLP to 31658

St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline (for youth 18 and younger who live in the St. Charles County area):
Phone: (636) 642-0642 or (855) 642-0642
Text: BSAFE to 31658

Youth Specific Help:
Youth In Need Servies:

BJC Behavioral Health

BJC Behavioral Health strives to improve mental health and well-being by providing and coordinating mental and behavioral health services for Missouri citizens in St. Louis City and in St. Louis, St. Francois, Iron, and Washington counties.

BJC Behavioral Health
Administrative Offices
Suite 400
1430 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Daytime Phone: (314) 729-4004
After Hours Phone: (314) 469-6644

Hope Center / Hopeline

The Kristin Brooks Hope Center’s focus is suicide prevention, awareness, and education. Help and hope are provided through crisis hotlines, online crisis chat, a music outreach tour, and college campus awareness events.

National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
General hotline: 1-800-442-HOPE (1-800-442-4673)
Veterans peer support line: 1-877-VET2VET (1-877-838-2838)
Spanish-speaking suicide hotline: 1-800-SUICIDA (1-800-784-2432)
Teen-to-teen peer counseling hotline: 1-877-YOUTHLI (1-877-968-8454)
Grad student hotline: 1-800-GRADHLP (1-800-472-3457)
Post-partum depression hotline: 1-800-PPD-MOMS (1-800-773-6667)

Hotlines outside the US:
Online chat support:,, or

Hopewell Center

The Amanda Luckett Murphy Hopewell Center provides comprehensive mental health, residential, and transportation services to uninsured and medically underserved adults and youth in the northern and central parts of The City of St. Louis and the greater metropolitan area. Emergency services, including a crisis bed and mobile outreach, are available twenty-four hours per day. The Hopewell Center is run by a multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, counselors, social workers, educators, and support staff.

Central Site
1504 S. Grand (Corner of Park and Grand)
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 531-1770

Prince Hall Family Support Center
4411 N. Newstead Ave. Suite 203
St. Louis, MO 63115
Phone: (314) 531-1770

Residential Care Facility
5117 Waterman Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 361-4059

Kids Under Twenty One

The mission of Kids Under Twenty One (KUTO) is to prevent suicide and foster the emotional well-being of youth. KUTO prepares teens with the skills, confidence, and courage to help their peers, and themselves, cope before, during, and after crisis.

Crisis Helpline: 1-888-644-KUTO (1-888-644-5886)
Staffed by trained youth volunteers every day after 4 pm CST



The mission of Marygrove is to provide quality mental health services to severely disturbed children, young adults, and their families who are economically disadvantaged.

2705 Mullanphy Lane
Florissant, MO 63031
Phone:(314) 830-6201

McCallum Place

McCallum Place is a nationally acclaimed, comprehensive eating disorder treatment center for preadolescents, adolescents, and adults, both males and females. McCallum offers onsite medical and psychiatric management and care combined with intensive individualized psychotherapy.

231 W. Lockwood Avenue, #201
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 1-800-828-8158

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri’s mission is to promote mental health and improve the care and treatment of persons living with mental illness through advocacy, education, and service.

Helpline: (314) 773-1399

1905 S. Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 773-1399 or 1-800-359-5695
Fax: (314) 773-5930

Mental Health Resources for Youth Handbook

The Handbook

Missouri Division of Behavioral Health

The Division of Behavioral Health, formerly the Divisions of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Comprehensive Psychiatric Services, is responsible for assuring the availability of substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for the State of Missouri. Individuals and families requiring substance abuse services can find the help they need.

Phone: (573) 751-4942 or 1-800-575-7480

National Alliance on Mental Illness St. Louis

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) St. Louis’ mission is to improve the quality of life of persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and their families, and promote and provide community support, education, advocacy, and understanding. NAMI St. Louis provides courses and information about mental illness, support groups, a helpline, and a referral service.

Crisis Hotline: 1-800-811-4760

St. Louis Office
1750 S. Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 511
St. Louis, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 962-4670
Fax: (314) 962-4678

St. Charles Office
200 S. Kingshighway, Suite 101
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 940-7440 or 1 (877) 724-2977

St. Louis:
National website:

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse – St. Louis Area

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse – St. Louis Area (NCADA) is the place to turn for matters related to alcohol and drugs. This is a community health agency serving eastern Missouri that provides crisis counseling, information and education, youth leadership programs, community service projects, drug-free alternative activities, intervention planning, referral, and school-based prevention services. The website offers a link to anonymously email questions to a counselor.

Helpline: (314) 962-3456
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Main Office:
8790 Manchester Road
Brentwood, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 962-3456

City Office:
1723 Pennsylvania Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 664-7550

Franklin County Office:
3033 Highway A, Suite 102
Washington, MO 63090
Phone: (636) 239-7652

Provident Counseling and Life Crisis Services

Provident seeks to help individuals and families to a brighter future through counseling, crisis intervention, and community support programs. This mission includes counseling, a support group for survivors of suicide, and Life Crisis Services, which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

Crisis Hotline: (314) 647-HELP (314-647-4357) or 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Counseling Offices:
2650 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 371-6500

North County
409 S. Florissant Road
Ferguson, MO 63135
Phone: (314) 884-6099

Creve Coeur
12755 Olive Boulevard
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: (314) 898-0100

3675 W. Outer Road, Suite 203
Arnold, MO 63010
Phone: (314) 898-0102

2634 Highway 109, Suite E
Wildwood, MO 63040
Phone: (314) 802-2600

141 Market Place Drive, Suite 206
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Phone: (618) 398-7250

Administrative Office:
2650 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 371-6500

To schedule a first appointment, call (314) 533-8200 or 1-800-782-1008
For group information, call (314) 802-2672
For general information or questions, email

Life Crisis Services:
General website:

Queen of Peace

Queen of Peace Center is a family-centered behavioral healthcare provider for women with addiction, their children, and families. The gender-focused female recovery center provides a variety of treatment options to women with co-occurring disorders and those affected by trauma, including comprehensive substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation, clinical services to clients and their family members, pregnant and postpartum support, and therapeutic daycare services for children.

325 N. Newstead
St. Louis, MO 63108

Phone: (314) 531-0511
Fax: (314) 652-2637

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

General Phone: (877) SAMHSA-7 or 1-800-487-4889

National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)
Text telephone (TTY): 1-800-487-4889

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
TTY: 1-800-799-4889

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
TTY: 1-800-846-8517
Text: TalkWithUs to 66746

Find treatment for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems:
General website:

Unmasking Suicide, Incorporated

Unmasking Suicide, Incorporated addresses the stigmas surrounding suicide to provide support to families that are suicide survivors and to conduct and participate in education, awareness, and prevention efforts surrounding suicide.

Unmasking Suicide, Inc.
11220 West Florissant, #283
Florissant, MO 63033
Phone: 1-877-600-1028

Youth in Need

Youth In Need’s programs and services include Early Head Start, Head Start, counseling, Project Safe Place, a street outreach program, an emergency shelter, a transitional living program, a teen parent program, and assistance with foster care and adoption.

24-Hour Help Line: (636) 946-3771 (includes St. Louis City)
St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline: (314) 628-2929 or 1-877-928-2929
St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline: (636) 642-0642

Central Office:
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 946-5600