Crisis Assistance

For immediate assistance in all crises:

  • Call 911 for emergency services
  • Go to the nearest hospital emergency room


If you are thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or want emotional support call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255.

The Lifeline is available for everyone, is free, and confidential.


The Department of Public Safety and the Missouri School Boards’ Association have teamed up to prevent school violence with the “Courage 2 Report” confidential school safety reporting tool. In operation around-the-clock for over two years now, Courage2Report allows for confidential reporting by phone, online or through its own app.