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Community Resources - VIII. Suicide Prevention
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Suicide Prevention

Kids Under Twenty-One (KUTO)

Our best-known program, the KUTO Crisis Helpline, has helped thousands of teen callers identify and develop solutions for their problems. Trained youth Crisis Workers assist callers in working through feelings of anxiety, loneliness, depression or thoughts of suicide and develop action plans to manage stress, mediate conflict and overcome despair. Nearly one in ten callers report that a friend referred them to the KUTO Crisis Helpline.

Crisis Line: Local number – (314)-644-5886; toll free crisis number – 1-(888)-644-5886; or text “Hello” (43556) to 741-741

Available after 4pm CST, staffed by Youth

Office contact: (314)-963-7571

Office address: 2718 S Brentwood Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Office hours: Mon-Fri 10:00am - 5:30pm




Tags: Crisis Line Crisis Intervention/Safety Planning Mental Health Services Youth Resources


Provident Behavior Health

Provident Behavioral Health provides suicide prevention and intervention assistance 24 hours per day, 365 days per year to help individuals and families to a brighter future.

Crisis Hotline: (314)-647-4357 (Available 24/7)

For appointments and information: (314)-533-8200



Tags: Crisis Line Crisis Intervention/Safety Planning Mental Health Services




National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - St. Louis

NAMI St. Louis’ mission is to improve the quality of life of persons with severe and persistent mental illness and their families, and promote and provide community support, education, advocacy, and understanding. NAMI can offer service referrals for housing, treatment, entitlements, vocational programs, legal and estate planning, medication via their helpline and email.


Office Address: 1810 Craig Rd, Ste 124, Maryland Heights, MO 63146

Contact: (314)-962-4670 |


Tags: Mental Health Services


The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth (ages 13-24).

Crisis Line: 1-(866)-488-7386 (Available 24/7)

Text “START” to 678-678 (Available Mon-Fri 2:00pm - 9:00pm CST)

Online chat (Available daily 2:00pm-9:00pm CST)


Notes: More resources on gender identity, sexual orientation, and relationships available online under “Resources” tab

Tags: Crisis Line Crisis Intervention/Safety Planning Gender Inclusive Mental Health Services Youth Resources