Local & National Crisis Hotlines

If you are having a medical or mental health emergency, please call someone you trust, 911, or one of the local or national hotlines listed below FIRST. We still welcome your call AFTER you are in the process of receiving the immediate help that you need.

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A lifeline for LGBTQ+ youth in crisis, The Trevor Project is run by trained counselors who are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, calling the TrevorLifeline now might be helpful for you.

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Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Their vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid.

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This is a live-voice helpline for the entire St. Louis region. Safe Connections is here for adults and youth of all genders who have experienced rape, domestic or dating abuse (physical, sexual or emotional), sex trafficking, and/or childhood sexual abuse.

BHR provides confidential telephone counseling to people in mental health crises as well as mobile outreach services, community referral services, and critical incident stress management (CISM). BHR’s crisis hotline and mobile outreach services are provided free of charge to the public by paid professional staff who have masters degrees in their respective behavioral science disciplines.

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The Provident team can help whatever life crisis you are facing. Their mental health experts are a non-judgemental, caring source of information that listen and help you discover what the next steps can be toward overcoming your personal challenges.

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The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Our Helpline

Toll Free | 844-785-SQSH (7774) Local | 314-380-SQSH (7774)

Our Hours

Friday - Monday 1 PM-7 PM

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About Us

We connect the LGBTQIA+ community in Greater St. Louis with peer-support services, including a volunteer-run phone helpline, public resource manual, and resources for the queer+ community and their allies.