Crisis Assistance

For immediate assistance in all crises:

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

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you or someone you know is in a mental health, suicide, or substance use crisis, help is available.

Reach out to the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline by calling or texting 988, or chatting at

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a free and confidential service available to everyone.


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.