Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Local Resources

NAMI St. Louis HelpLine

During this time of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have extended our HelpLine hours to 7 days per week. Sometimes it’s the little things that help people get through the day, like a kind helpful voice on the other end of the telephone line.

The NAMI St. Louis HelpLine is available everyday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

You can reach us at 314-962-4670 or by email at

The NAMI St. Louis HelpLine offers service referrals to local community organizations that offer:

  • Housing
  • Food
  • Treatment
  • Case Management
  • Vocational Programs
  • Entitlements
  • Legal Advise
  • Estate Planning

Online Resources

Circle of Care Report: Mental Health Guide

View the guide here.

United Way of Greater St. Louis or call 211

Attorney Referral

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri – or 1-800-444-0514
Missouri Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis – or 314-421-4134

Crisis Response

If it is a true emergency – call 911 and ask for a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer
Behavioral Health Response (BHR) – or 314-469-6644


Missouri HealthNet –

Future Care Planning

Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE Accounts) –

Financial Assistance

Start Here STL –


Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services – or 800-392-8667

Psychiatrist/Therapist Referral

Psychology Today -
For those without insurance, or with Medicaid and/or Medicare, call our HelpLine at 314-962-4670

Local Support Groups

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri Support Groups

MHA-EM assists individuals and professionals who are searching for groups to meet their needs or the needs of a client. Potential participants are encouraged to contact groups for more information before attending. If you would like personalized assistance or would like more information contact 314-773-1399 or email

Survivors of Suicide Support Group

The loss of a loved one to suicide is an experience unlike any other, leaving survivors with grief that is complex, intense, and difficult for others to understand. There is no charge to attend these meetings and walk-ins are welcome. Contact Provident Behavioral Health staff at 314-446-5158 or for more information or click here.

ShowMe OCD and Anxiety, Depression Support Group

This support group welcomes persons who face concerns with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, anxiety disorder, and/or depression. Participants engage at whatever level is comfortable for them.  Members have a desire to better manage their illness and feel better. Group dynamics focus on motivation, improved problem-solving and action. Family and friends welcome. For more information click here.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance Support Groups

Currently DBSA St. Louis operates about 30 support groups a month at a variety of community locations for people whose lives are affected by mental illness. Most of our meetings are open to both consumers and their friends and families. Some of our groups have a special focus and are open to targeted groups. For more information about our groups call 314-652-6100 or visit the website. If you would like a package of information about DBSA, please call the office and one will be sent to you.

The Samaritan Group for Family & Friends of Those Dealing with Chronic Mental Illness

2nd Saturday of Each Month
10:00 – 11:30 am
Central Presbyterian Church
7700 Davis Drive
Clayton, MO 63105
Contact Sharai Rudolphi at or 314-603-5864.

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