WHAT ELSE DO YOU WANT TO KNOW?

here are some ways you can reach out

On teenhealthstl.org, we’ve tried to answer some of your biggest questions about your own health and sexual health.

But we know there’s much more info — and support — out there to help answer your questions and keep you strong. 

Our friends at Teen Health and Wellness put together a comprehensive list of where to go if you have questions or need help. Below, we’re linking to some that you may be best for you. 

Have a question or suggestion for teenhealthstl.org? Contact us below!

(please note that we are not a crisis or helpline. If you need help, access the resources listed below)

7 + 10 =

Local Helplines

St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline
For St. Louis County residents 19 years and under or anyone concerned about these youth
CALL: (314) 628-2929 or Toll Free (877) 928-2929
*TEXT: 4HLP to 31658
WEB CHAT: www.keepingkidsfirst.org/GetHelpNow
GO: To see a list of National Safe Place sites to go to, visit www.nationalsafeplace.org

St. Louis City Youth Connection Helpline
For St. Louis City residents 18 years and under or anyone concerned about these youth
CALL: (314) 485-4635 or Toll Free (844) 336-2435
*TEXT: 2TALK to 31658
WEB CHAT: www.stlmhb.com

St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline
For St. Charles County residents 18 years and under or anyone concerned about these youth
CALL: (636) 642-0642 or Toll Free (855) 642-0642
*TEXT: BSAFE to 31658
WEB CHATwww.stcharlescountykids.org

Sexuality and Sexual Health

American Sexual Health Association
919-361-8488
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday
http://www.ashastd.org

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) INFO
800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.cdc.gov

Crisis Call Center
800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://crisiscallcenter.org/crisisservices-html/

GLBT National Youth Talkline 
800-246-PRIDE (7743)
4 p.m. to 12 a.m. EST, Monday to Friday
12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Saturday
http://www.glnh.org/talkline

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line (Canada)
1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275
http://www.youthline.ca/

National AIDS Hotline
800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/

Planned Parenthood National Hotline 
800-230-PLAN (7526) – for routing to local resources
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.plannedparenthood.org

Thursday’s Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline
800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thursdayschild.org

Trans Lifeline
U.S.:(877) 565-8860
Canada: (877) 330-6366
This hotline is staffed by volunteers who are all trans identified and educated in the range of difficulties transgender people experience. Operators are generally available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Bullying, Depression, & Mental Health

Crisis Call Center
800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://crisiscallcenter.org/crisisservices-html/

Crisis Center and Hotlines Locator by State
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

CyberTipline
800-843-5678
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.cybertipline.com

Depression and Bipolar Support 
800-273-TALK (8255)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.dbsalliance.org

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line (Canada)
1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275
http://www.youthline.ca/

National Mental Health Association Hotline
800-273-TALK (8255)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.nmha.org

National Suicide Hotline
800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
800-442-HOPE (4673)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.hopeline.com

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK (8255)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Thursday’s Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline
800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thursdayschild.org

The Trevor Lifeline (U.S. only)
866-4-U-TREVOR (488-7386)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thetrevorproject.org

Wristband Resources: Suicide Awareness and Prevention Resources
https://www.wristband.com/content/suicide-awareness-and-prevention

Your Life Iowa: Bullying Support and Suicide Prevention
(855) 581-8111 (24/7) or text TALK to 85511 (4–8 PM every day)
Chat is available Mondays–Thursdays from 7:30 PM–12:00 AM
http://www.yourlifeiowa.org

Teen Pregnancy & Parenting

American Pregnancy Helpline 
866-942-6466
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thehelpline.org

Baby Safe Haven
Confidential toll free hotline: 888-510-BABY (2229)
Safe Haven Infant Protection Laws enable a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously. As long as the baby has not been abused, the person may do so without fear of arrest or prosecution.
State finder map: http://safehaven.tv/states

Birthright International
800-550-4900
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.birthright.org

Boys Town National Hotline
Serving all at-risk teens and children
800-448-3000
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.parenting.org

Crisis Call Center
800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://crisiscallcenter.org/crisisservices-html/

Planned Parenthood
800-230-PLAN (7526) – for routing to local resources
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.plannedparenthood.org

Postpartum Support International
800-944-4PPD (4773)
Calls returned within 24 hours
http://postpartum.net

Thursday’s Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline
800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thursdayschild.org

Your Life Iowa: Bullying Support and Suicide Prevention
(855) 581-8111 (24/7) or text TALK to 85511 (4–8 PM every day)
Chat is available Mondays–Thursdays from 7:30 PM–12:00 AM
http://www.yourlifeiowa.org

Rape, Sexual Violence, and Domestic Violence

Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
https://www.childhelp.org

Crisis Call Center
800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://crisiscallcenter.org/child-abuse-reporting/

loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
(866) 331-9474
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.loveisrespect.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.ndvh.org

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
800-656-HOPE (4673)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.rainn.org

Safe Horizon’s Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest Hotline
Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-621-HOPE (4673)
Crime Victims Hotline: 866-689-HELP (4357)
Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest Hotline: 212-227-3000
TDD phone number for all hotlines: 866-604-5350
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.safehorizon.org

Thursday’s Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline
800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thursdayschild.org

Your Life Iowa: Bullying Support and Suicide Prevention
(855) 581-8111 (24/7) or text TALK to 85511 (4–8 PM every day)
Chat is available Mondays–Thursdays from 7:30 PM–12:00 AM
http://www.yourlifeiowa.org

Alcohol and Drugs

Al-Anon/Alateen
888-425-2666
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday
https://al-anon.org/newcomers/teen-corner-alateen/

Crisis Call Center
800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://crisiscallcenter.org/substance-abuse/

Kids Help Phone (Canada only)
800-668-6868
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.kidshelpphone.ca

The National Alcohol and Substance Abuse Information Center
800-784-6776
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.addictioncareoptions.com

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
800-662-HELP (4357)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

Thursday’s Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline
800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thursdayschild.org