Crisis Resources


If In Crisis:

For Emergency Response call 911

For Non-Emergency Response (See resources below)

If you or someone you know are faced with a mental health crisisplease 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):

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

988 is now active across the United States. This new, shorter phone number will make it easier for people to remember and access mental health crisis services.  It provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

The previous Lifeline phone number, 1-800-273-TALK (8255), will always remain available to people in emotional distress or suicidal crisis.

You can also text NAMI to 741-741.
 Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.

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.


 NAMI Information Line

(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

Veteran’s Crisis Line

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

There are many ways to connect with a Responder

Call (800) 273-8255  and press 1

Text 838255

Chat online

Support for Deaf and hard of hearing, call (800) 799-4889