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://www.dshs.texas.gov/mhsa-crisishotline
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.
You may also Dial 211 to be connected to Mental Health & Substance Abuse services in your area. You may also visit 211 online.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK or (800) SUICIDE
NAMI Information Line
The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST. Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call 1 (703) 524-7600.
Veteran’s Crisis Line
THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
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: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mhservices/default.shtm
You may also use this online mental services search form to find services in your area: http://www.dshs.texas.gov/mhservices-search
CRISIS AND SUICIDE
Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
National Hopeline Network
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 442-HOPE (4673)
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