In an Emergency
If you are faced with a medical emergency, please dial 9-1-1. If you are contemplating suicide, please call
- 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or TTY 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
- Red Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
- Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1
To find mental health services in your area, please search for the referral line phone number of your Local Mental Health Authority (LMHA) using the online mental health services search form. You may call the referral line of the LMHA in your area for confidential help 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Children and Adolescents
For more information on services specifically for children and adolescents, please see our page on mental health services for children and adolescents or our child and adolescent services overview page.
Teen Crisis Hotlines
• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889) A free, 24-hour hotline, with a person available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Confidential online chat is also available at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.
• Red Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
• Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1
• Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender or Questioning Youth (LGBTQ) call The Trevor Hotline toll-free at 1-866-488-7386
• Texas Local Mental Health Authority (LMHA) Crisis Hotlines – These centers operate or contract with a hotline provider for persons in crisis. You may view an alphabetical list of LMHAs and their crisis numbers on our LMHA Crisis Hotline page, or you may search for the crisis hotline number by county, city, or ZIP code on our mental health services search page.
Behavioral Health Referral List
How To Contact Us
We understand that finding help for older adults and people with disabilities can be overwhelming. That’s why we have Trained Specialists who will guide you to the right service options to help meet your needs. They are available to assist you Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. If you live within the 23 counties we serve, call the number below and follow the instructions.
- then Press 1
- Press 1 again
- Enter the ZIP Code of the person receiving care or assistance
After following these easy steps, your call will be transferred to our Trained Information and Referral Specialists who are ready to listen to your concerns and provide you with information for a variety of service providers, including publicly funded and private pay services.
Whether you are looking for long-term care services or supports for yourself or someone else, please give the ADRC number a call.