Terrell State Hospital

1200 East Brin
Terrell, TX 75160
Fax 972-551-8053

Services include:

  • Adult psychiatric services.
  • Child and adolescent psychiatric services.
  • Geriatric psychiatric services.
  • Forensic competency restoration services.

Visitor Information

All visitors must register at the Martha Allen Family Center. Terrell State Hospital is a tobacco free facility.

Visiting Hours

For adult patients, including geriatric patients:
7 to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. weekends and holidays

Visits with patients in the Child and Adolescent Unit are typically on the weekend and arranged with the treatment team. Visitors to adult patients other than Geriatric patients must be 14 or older; visitors from the ages of 14 and to 17 must be accompanied by an adult. Visits outside these visiting times and visits with children 13 and younger can be arranged by contacting the patient’s treatment team.

The Martha Allen Family Center

The Martha Allen Family Center is designed to help bring families together. It provides a pleasant, homelike environment away from treatment units, where families and patients can visit and have the opportunity to take part in the therapeutic activities designed to help families.

Families may be referred for overnight stay by the patient’s treatment team. Contact your relative’s assigned social worker who will provide assistance. Five suites are available for overnight stays. Each suite contains a bedroom with two twin beds, a living room and a bath. Linens are furnished and a washer and dryer are available. A playroom is also available for families with children.

Call 972-551-8784 or 972-551-8561 for reservations. The center staff is available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. weekends and holidays. The Martha Allen Family Center is free of charge to any family members who need the facility.

Educational groups called “Family Talks” are held at 6 p.m. every Monday, except for major holidays, at the Martha Allen Family Center. Families are encouraged to attend. Please call 972-551-8784 to confirm your intention to attend.