I am available to existing clients for after hour emergencies. However, if there is a psychiatric emergency that requires immediate attention (e.g. suicidal plan or intent or feelings of wanting to harm someone else), please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
Hotlines and Crisis Intervention Services are available below and can be useful for those who need assistance or support:
St. Louis Area Mental Health Crisis Lines
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.
Kids Under Twenty One - 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 314-644-5886 in the local calling area, or 1-888-644-5886 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.
Life Crisis Services at Provident, Inc. - Phones are answered 24/7 by trained volunteers. Call 314-647-4357.
Kristin Brooks Hope Center - Call from anywhere in the country and get connected to the suicide prevention hotline closest to you. Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433).
Veterans Crisis Hotline- National Holtline Call 1-800-273-8255
LGBT National Help Line-Call 24 hours/Day Call 1-888-843-4564
LGBT National Youth Talk Line Call 1-800-246-7743
DISCLAIMER: These web pages are for your information only. The material included on this site is intended for informational purposes only and in no way is meant to substitute for individualized mental health therapy provided in person by a professional.