Youth Support

Specialized services for all ages

Behavioral Health Response Youth Connection Helpline offers 24/7 crisis support for children, youth, and their families. Youth 19 years and under who reside in St. Louis City or County, St. Charles County, and Franklin County can chat with a clinician.
Get Help

24/7 confidential, compassionate support.

BHEARD to 31658 Message and data rates may apply.
We listen with compassion and guide with care.

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Follow-Up Support

We support those in need, as long as they need us

Our Youth Services include follow-up programs to ensure the safety and support of those in need. Our coordinators provide emotional support, referral assistance, and continued follow-up until a crisis situation has been resolved.


We work together to create a brighter future

Our Youth Support Program is a collaboration among multiple partners along with Behavioral Health Response including Youth In Need and the St. Louis County Safe Place Network in the St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County areas.