If In Crisis
If you or someone you know are faced with a mental health crisis, please call the crisis hotline for the Local Mental Health Authority for your county. Here is the list of Texas mental health crisis hotlines (search by county): https://hhs.texas.gov/services/mental-health-substance-use/mental-health-crisis-services
If you or someone you know is a danger to themselves or others, please call 911
Many law enforcement agencies have officers who have been trained to respond to persons who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis.
Dial 211 to be connected to Mental Health & Substance Abuse services in your area. You may also visit 211 online.
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
or (800) SUICIDE (784-2433)
In Spanish (888) 628-9454
(800) 950-NAMI (6264)
The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST
Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one?
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
There are many ways to connect with a Responder
Call (800) 273-8255 and press 1
Chat online https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/chat
Support for Deaf and hard of hearing, call (800) 799-4889
The Texas Department of State Health Services is the agency of state government charged with the responsibility of delivering health, mental health and substance abuse services to Texans. To learn more about DSHS community mental health services that are available in your area for adults or children, you can contact your local mental health authority.
To find the proper mental health authority and their telephone number, please go to the DSHS website: https://hhs.texas.gov/services/mental-health-substance-use/mental-health-crisis-services
You may also use this online mental services search form to find services in your area: http://www.dshs.texas.gov/mhservices-search
STARRY Counseling Program Crisis Hotline (800) 440-9789
The STARRY Counseling Program provides 24/7/365 crisis phone coverage for families across Texas. Crisis hotlines are designed for emergency use only, to help families avoid imminent abuse, neglect, runaway, and severe family conflict.
CRISIS AND SUICIDE
Crisis Text Line
Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor, free 24/7
Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
National Hopeline Network
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 442-HOPE (4673)
The Trevor Project (LGBTQ suicide help)
Text (202) 304-1200
Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
Alcohol and Drug Helpline
Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National US Child Abuse Hotline
Texas Youth Helpline
Trained volunteers provide guidance to youths, parents, siblings, and other family members on youth-related concerns, referral information, or to simply listen.
(800) 989-6884 or use chat