On campus

Student Health Counseling Services: (314) 362-2404

  • Dr. Allyson Bass, Staff Psychiatrist
  • Dr. Gladys Smith, Sexual Violence Prevention Therapist and Licensed Psychologist
  • Dr. Kenton Wertman, Staff Psychologist
  • Dr. Rimiko Thomas, Staff Psychologist

Student Health Service: (314) 362-3523

WUSM Security & Law Enforcement: (314) 362 – HELP (4357)

Dr. Lisa Moscoso: (314) 362- 6843

In the community

Local hospitals include:

  • Barnes/Jewish Hospital: (314) 362-9123
  • Missouri Baptist Hospital: (314) 996-5225

Hot lines and advocacy

YWCA Women’s Resource Center program is available free of charge. The mission of the YWCA Women’s Resource Center is to provide support and advocacy to victims of sexual assault and abuse within the St. Louis metropolitan area, to help coordinate services provided to victims, and to serve as a resource on issues regarding awareness and prevention of sexual assault and abuse.

Other resources include:

  • Rape and Violence End Now (Raven), 314-645-2075
    Individual and group therapy for men who abuse women physically or emotionally.
  • Hotline, (314) 531(RAPE)-7273.
    Offers crisis intervention at hospitals (Sexual Assault Response Team). Counseling is at no cost to the client. Therapy peer groups are also available.
  • Women’s Support and Community Services, (314) 531-2003
    Offers a 24-hr. crisis hotline for women who have experienced physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Individual counseling is also offered.
  • Crime Victim Advocacy Center, (314) 658-4357  Offers a 7 day, 24 hour hotline for victims of all types of crime.  Provides emotional first aid, information and referral
  • Life Crisis Services, (314) 647-HELP (4357) Offers a 7 day, 24 hour hotline, especially for suicide prevention.  http://www.providentstl.org/Home.aspx 
  • Text “help” to (314) 226-1147
  • If you are having thoughts of suicide or feel suicidal, call for help immediately. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1 (800) 273-8255, call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room.