Immediate Assistance

If you or someone you know needs help:


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources, and best practices for professionals. Spanish and hearing impaired communication available.

National Helpline

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Helpline
Free, confidential, 24/7 (even holidays), treatment referral and information service (English and Spanish), for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use issues.

Disaster Helpline

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline
(1-800-985-5990) or Text 66746
Provides 24/7 (even holidays) assistance with crisis counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Call or text options available.


Crisis Text Line
(text the word HOME to 741741)
Trained Crisis Counselors who volunteer their time to provide 24/7, free and confidential support for people in crisis, utilizing active listening and collaborative problem solving.


The Trevor Project
A 24/7 resource for LGBT youth struggling with a crisis or suicidal thoughts. The line is staffed by trained counselors.

Additional hotlines and helplines:

Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline (Missouri): 1-800-392-0210
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline (Missouri): 1-800-392-3738
Compass Health Hotline (Mid-Missouri ACI Hotline): 1-800-833-3915
Eating Disorders Helpline (USA): 1-800-931-2237
Missouri’s Report School Violence Tipline: 1-866-748-7047
Narcotics Anonymous Helpline (Mid-Missouri): 1-800-945-4673
National Domestic Violence Hotline (USA): 1-800-799-7233
National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children Helpline (USA): 1-888-818-7662
National Sexual Assault Hotline (USA): 1-800-656-4673
National United Way Helpline (USA): 211
Treatment Referral Routing Service Helpline – Mental Health Conditions and Substance Use Disorders (USA): 1-800-662-4357

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