Mental Health Crisis Services

Contact the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Call or text: 9-8-8


Find your local mental health authority or local behavioral health authority.


Facing a Mental Health Crisis?

If you or someone you know are faced with a mental health crisis, please call the crisis hotline of the local mental health or local behavioral health authority for your county. You may find this number by using the online mental health services search form or by calling one of the numbers below.

Crisis services are available 24 hours/7 days a week and include prompt face-to-face crisis assessment, crisis intervention services, crisis follow-up and relapse prevention services. The HHSC Crisis Services Guide (PDF) has information on various state-funded crisis services and organizations that can help connect people to resources.

LMHA Mental Health Crisis Numbers

LMHA Name Crisis Number Counties Served
ACCESS 800-621-1693 Anderson and Cherokee
Andrews Center Behavioral Healthcare System 877-934-2131 Henderson, Rains, Smith, Van Zandt and Wood
Austin Travis County Integral Care 512-472-4357 Travis
Betty Hardwick Center 800-758-3344 Callahan, Jones, Shackleford, Stephens and Taylor
Bluebonnet Trails Community Services 800-841-1255 Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Lee and Williamson
Border Region Behavioral Health Center 800-643-1102 Jim Hogg, Starr, Webb and Zapata
Burke Center 800-392-8343 Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler
Camino Real Community Services 800-543-5750 Atascosa, Dimmit, Frio, La Salle, Karnes, Maverick, McMullen, Wilson and Zavala
The Center for Health Care Services 800-316-9241 or 210-223-7233 Bexar
Center for Life Resources 800-458-7788 Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, McCulloch, Mills and San Saba
Central Counties Services 800-888-4036 Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas and Milam
Central Plains Center 800-687-1300 Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Floyd, Hale, Lamb, Motley, Parmer and Swisher
Coastal Plains Community Center 800-841-6467 Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak and San Patricio
Community Healthcore 800-832-1009 Bowie, Cass, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Red River, Rusk and Upshur
Denton County MHMR Center 800-762-0157 Denton
Emergence Health Network 877-562-6467 El Paso
Gulf Bend Center 877-723-3422 Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Lavaca, Refugio and Victoria
Gulf Coast Center 866-729-3848 Brazoria and Galveston
Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center 866-752-3451 or 254-776-1101 Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone and McLennan
Helen Farabee Centers 800-621-8504 Archer, Baylor, Childress, Clay, Cottle, Dickens, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, King, Knox, Montague, Stonewall, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise and Young
Hill Country Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities Centers 877-466-0660 Bandera, Blanco, Comal, Edwards, Gillespie, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Llano, Mason, Medina, Menard, Real, Schleicher, Sutton, Uvalde and Val Verde
Lakes Regional MHMR Center 877-466-0660 Camp, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris and Titus
LifePath Systems 877-422-5939 Collin
MHMR Authority of Brazos Valley 888-522-8262 Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson and Washington
MHMR of Tarrant County 800-866-2465 Tarrant
MHMR Services for the Concho Valley 800-375-8965 Coke, Concho, Crockett, Irion, Reagan, Sterling and Tom Green
North Texas Behavioral Health Authority 866-260-8000 Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall
Nueces Center for Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities 888-767-4493 Nueces
Pecan Valley Centers for Behavioral & Developmental HealthCare 800-772-5987 Erath, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker and Somervell
Permian Basin Community Centers for MHMR 800-542-4005 or 877-475-7322 Brewster, Culberson, Ector, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Midland, Pecos and Presidio
Spindletop Center 800-937-8097 Chambers, Hardin, Jefferson and Orange
StarCare Specialty Health System 806-740-1414 or 800-687-7581 Cochran, Crosby, Hockley, Lubbock and Lynn
Texana Center 800-633-5686 Austin, Colorado, Fort Bend, Matagorda, Waller and Wharton
Texas Panhandle Centers 800-692-4039 or 806-359-6699 Armstrong, Carson, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman and Wheeler
Texoma Community Center 877-277-2226 Cooke, Fannin and Grayson
The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD 866-970-4770 Harris
Tri-County Services 800-659-6994 Liberty, Montgomery and Walker
Tropical Texas Behavioral Health 877-289-7199 Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy
West Texas Centers 800-375-4357 Andrews, Borden, Crane, Dawson, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Howard, Kent, Loving, Martin, Mitchell, Nolan, Reeves, Runnels, Scurry, Terrell, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler and Yoakum

Need Help?

If you are thinking about suicide, please contact:

Phone Apps

  • ASK & Prevent Suicide – Easy steps to preventing suicide (iTunes) (Google Play)
  • Breathe2Relax– Stress management tools and exercises (iTunes) (Google Play)
  • Self-help Anxiety Management – Helps people manage anxiety (iTunes) (Google Play)
  • Suicide Safer Home – Practical tips for parents and caregivers (iTunes) (Google Play)
  • Texas Veterans – Access local, state and national resources (iTunes) (Google Play)
  • Virtual Hope Box – Stores personal messages, information and pictures to promote mental wellness and crisis support (iTunes) (Google Play)