Resources

EMERGENCY SERVICES
EMERGENCY HOUSING
HEALTH SERVICES
DRUG/ALCOHOL ABUSE
EATING DISORDERS
MENTAL HEALTH
ABUSE/SEXUAL ASSAULT
GLBT SUPPORT
GRIEVING
INTERNET SAFETY, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY
FAMILY SUPPORT
ACADEMIC SUPPORT

EMERGENCY SERVICES

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KUTO (Kids Under Twenty-One) Crisis Hotline
Helpline run by students for students dealing with issues of abuse, addiction, health & safety, or suicide
Weekdays: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Weekends: 4:00 pm- 12:00 am
314-644-5886
www.kuto.org

Life Crisis Suicide Hotline
24 hour suicide prevention and crisis hotline
314-647-4357
800-273-8255

YES (Youth Emergency Services)
Program to assist families and teens in crisis offering an immediate safe place to live because of abuse, neglect, homelessness or family conflicts
314-727-6294
www.epworth.org/programs-youth-emergency-service.php

Youth In Need Helpline
Crisis hotline and counseling services
636-946-3771
www.youthinneed.org

EMERGENCY HOUSING

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Covenant House
Provides shelter and other services to youth in need
800-999-9999
www.covenanthouse.org

Run-A-Way Hotline
Provides help to teenagers who are thinking of running from home, are looking for help for a friend, or are runaways and are ready to return home
800-RUNAWAY
www.1800runaway.org/

Youth In Need Helpline
Provides shelter to youth in need 
636-946-3771
www.youthinneed.org

HEALTH SERVICES

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American Pregnancy Helpline
Confidential helpline for questions and information concerning pregnancy
866-942-6466
www.thehelpline.org

Birthright Saint Louis
Confidential hotline for questions and information concerning pregnancy
314-962-5300
www.birthrightstl.org

City of St. Louis - Department of Health
Provides medical and health-related information and services
www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/health/

Missouri Regional Poison Center 
Provides information and services regarding poisonous substances/materials
314-772-5200

Planned Parenthood
Provides reproductive health care, referrals, and information
800-230-PLAN
www.plannedparenthood.org/

St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute
Provides information and services to help individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, eating disorders, chronic pain and other issues
314-534-0200
www.slbmi.com

St. Louis County Health Department
Provides medical and health-related information and services
314-615-1630
www.stlouisco.com/doh

The SPOT
Offers HIV and STD testing services and personal counseling
Monday-Friday 1:00- 5:00 pm
314-535-0413
http://thespot.wustl.edu/

DRUG/ALCOHOL ABUSE

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Al-Anon/Alateen
Provides support for teens who are dealing with an alcoholic parent, loved one, or friend
314-645-1572
www.al-anon.alateen.org

Alcoholics Anonymous
For adults and teens recovering from alcohol abuse
314-647-3677
www.aa.org

Narcotics Anonymous
For adults and teens recovering from nicotine dependence
314-830-3232
www.na.org

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - St. Louis
Information, referral and free assessment services
314-962-3456
www.ncada-stl.org

SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)
Organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions including drinking, drug use, risky and impaired driving, teen violence, and teen suicide
877-723-3462
www.sadd.org

The Crossroads Program
Provides drug and alcohol abuse treatment to adolescents and young adults ranging in ages from 13 - 25
636-532-9991
www.thecrossroadsprogram.com

The Partnership at Drugfree.org
Information to help teens stay drug-free
www.drugfree.org/

Bridgeway Behavioral Health
Center providing medical-assisted residential and outpatient alcohol and drug treatment
8770-946-6854
www.bridgewaybh.com

EATING DISORDERS

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McCallum Place
Eating Disorder Treatment Center for individuals with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorders and compulsive exercise
314-968-1900
www.mccallumplace.com

National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA)
Provides support to individuals and families affected by eating disorders by offering a means of providing prevention, cures, and access to quality care
800-931-2237
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute
Provides evidence-based behavioral health treatment for a range of mental health issues, including eating disorders
www.slbmi.com/

MENTAL HEALTH

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Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Provides information about anxiety and how to find help   
www.adaa.org

National Alliance on Mental Illnesses/St. Louis
Provides information about mental illnesses and resources for those in need
800-950-6264
www.namistl.org

Helpguide.org
Provides information about mental, emotional and physical health
www.helpguide.org

ABUSE/SEXUAL ASSAULT

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National Domestic Violence Hotline
Provides information about domestic violence and how to get help
800-799-SAFE
www.ndvh.org

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)
Helpline that will transfer the caller to the nearest rape crisis center  
800-656-HOPE
www.rainn.org

R.A.V.E.N. (Rape and Violence End Now)
Provides domestic violence intervention and prevention services to those at-risk to commit violence for men (ages 18 and over) 314-289-800
www.ravenstl.org

GLBT SUPPORT

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Growing American Youth/Rainbow Youth Hotline
Social support organization for youth who live near St. Louis and who are 21 and under and may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or question their sexual orientation or gender identity
314-821-3524
www.growingamericanyouth.org

TransParent
Provides support, information and resources about parenting a gender independent child
www.transparentstl.org

It Gets Better Project
Mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them
www.itgetsbetter.org

PFLAG St. Louis (Parents Families Friends and Allies)
An education and advocacy organization that offers monthly support groups
314-821-3524
www.pflagstlouis.org

The SPOT
Offers HIV and STD testing services and personal counseling for youth 13-24 years old
314-535-0413
http://thespot.wustl.edu/

GRIEVING

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Annie’s Hope
Provides support services for children, teens, and their families who are grieving the death of someone significant
314- 965-5015
www.annieshope.org

Griefnet
Offers online support groups for those mourning the loss of a loved one
www.griefnet.org

INTERNET SAFETY, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY

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National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Offers a means for reporting crimes against children - Reports may be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week
800-846-5678
www.cybertipline.com

Nets Smartz
Online resource geared toward parents for accessing information about Internet safety, computers, and the web
www.netsmartz411.org

Common Sense Media
Provides information and education about technology and media
www.commonsensemedia.org

Your Sphere for Parents
Information about helping families live healthy digital lives
www.internet-safety.yoursphere.com/

FAMILY SUPPORT

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Kids In The Middle
Non-profit organization that provides counseling, education and support for kids and families when parents decide to separate and divorce
314-909-9922
www.kidsinthemiddle.org/

Children's Services Coalition
Connecting youth and their families to resources for healthy lives
www.csc-stl.org

Parent Further
Offers information on raising caring, healthy, responsible, successful kids
www.parentfurther.com

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

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How To Study
Offers tips and tricks to improving study habits
www.howtostudy.com

Study Guides and Strategies
Offers information on effective study habits
www.studygs.net

Quizlet
Quizlet's flashcards, tests, and study games make learning fun and engaging for students of all ages
quizlet.com

Khan Academy
An internet library of academic lessons, including interactive challenges, assessments, and video lessons
www.khanacademy.org