Emergency Hotline Available For Area Residents

(St. Louis) Help is available for southeast Missouri residents living in Jefferson, Iron, St. Francois and Washington Counties going through emergency situations. They are included in the service area of Behavioral Health Response, or BHR, out of St. Louis. Tara Stevens is a community engagement liason for BHR. She says people can call their emergency hotline for a number of reasons.

And then there’s COVID-19.

That emergency hotline is 1-800-811-4760. Stevens says they average over 30 thousand phone calls every month.