Below is a list of organizations serving the St. Louis Metro Area helping individuals get resources to treat their depression, trauma, stress and other mental health related issues. Most of these agencies below provide select referrals to sliding scales (based on your ability to pay) or free services. Please go over our list to find the services that may fit YOUR specific needs, and don’t forget to #spreadtheGOODNews…

Alive & Well STL

A community-wide effort focused on reducing the impact of stress and trauma on our health and well being through education and outreach. For more information please visit their website at

Behavioral Health Response BHR

Need to talk? Feeling depressed? In a crisis? Have thoughts of Suicide? Then contact BHR a 24/7 hotline where you can talk to a clinician free of charge every day of the year. You can call NOW at 314-469-6644 or 1-800-811-4760 you can also find more information on their website at


Chad’s Coalition offers support and counseling for adolescents and their parents/caregivers experiencing signs of self-injury, bullying, explosive anger, depression, anxiety, and/or signs of suicidal thought/actions. For more information please call 314-952-2046 or visit their website at


DBSA offers support for anyone battling depression, bipolar depression, anger management, and substance abuse through self help groups, peer mentoring and classes. For more information or to get involved  please call 314-652-6100 or you can visit their website at

If you feel like you’re going through your battle alone and need a friend to talk to please call their friendship line at 1-866-525-1442


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. This is not a 24/7 line. To call the helpline please dial 1-888-644-5886 or 314-644-5886. For more information on KUTO and their resources please visit their website at


Mercy provides sliding scale counseling down to $1 for adults, teens and sometimes for children, always for families and couples. For more information please call 314-993-8818

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, helping millions of Americans affected by mental illness. They offer information, resources, crisis intervention training, and other services on their website at

To reach their St. Louis Helpline please call 314-962-4670 for their Crisis Hotline please call 1-800-811-4760


The Trevor Project is a 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 are available. For more information or to get involved please call 1-866-488-7386 or visit their website at


The University of Missouri St. Louis has a non profit that provides affordable psychological services to residents of the St. Louis metropolitan area. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 314-516-5824 or visit their website at

If you know of an organization or have an organization yourself that helps with anxiety, depression, stress, trauma or other mental health issues through free or low cost resources and education in the St. Louis Metro Area please contact us at

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