For mental health or substance use emergencies where there is a current danger to the safety of yourself or others, dial 9-1-1.
If you are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis but there is not a current danger to the safety of yourself or others, please call or text 9-8-8 or chat online at 988lifeline.org. For people who are deaf or hard of hearing use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.
The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Dial 9-8-8
Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 9-8-8, option 1
Spanish Crisis Line: Dial 9-8-8, option 2
LGBTQ+ Crisis Line: Dial 9-8-8, option 3
24/7 Crisis Text Line: Text TX to 741741
Texas 2-1-1: Dial 2-1-1, option 8
24/7 Local Mental Health Authority Crisis Hotline for substance use and other crisis services
If you have a concern about access to behavioral health services for mental health or substance use disorder or would like to file a complaint about services received at a community mental health center or state hospital, please contact the HHS Ombudsman for Behavioral Health (OBH) or call the hotline at 1-800-252-8154, Option 1. OBH serves as a neutral party to help consumers, including consumers who are uninsured or have public or private health benefit coverage, and behavioral health care providers navigate and resolve issues related to consumer access to behavioral health care.