• Mental Health Crisis Resources
    **If you are in crisis or need immediate help, please dial 911**


    Local Emergency Interventions


    Travis County

    Integral Care Psychiatric Emergency Services

    Richard E. Hopkins Behavioral Health Building

    1165 Airport Blvd., Second Floor, Austin, TX 78702

    24/7 Crisis Line:  (512) 472-HELP(4357)

    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-10:00pm, Sat-Sun and Holidays 10:00am-8:00pm


    Austin Police Department Crisis Intervention Team: 512-854-3450

    Travis County Crisis Intervention Team:  512-854-3430

    Pflugerville Police Department: 512-990-6700

    Youth Helpline/Lifeworks 24 Hour Hotline:  512-735-2400


    Williamson County

    Bluebonnet Trail Community Services

    24/7 Crisis Line:  1-800-841-1255


    Williamson County Mobile Crisis Outreach Team:  512-943-3545



    Psychiatric Inpatient Facilities

    Austin Oaks Hospital

    1407 W. Stassney Ln., Austin, TX 78745


    Hours:  24/7


    Cross Creek Hospital

    8402 Cross Park Dr., Austin, TX 78754


    Hours:  24/7


    Dell Children’s Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit

    4900 Mueller Blvd., Austin, TX 78723

    512-324-0029 (answered 24/7)

    *This facility does not take walk-ins; must call to schedule an assessment


    Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute

    3101 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626


    Hours:  24/7

    Hospital Emergency Rooms

    North Austin Medical Center Emergency Room:  512-901-1100
    Brackenridge Emergency Room: 512-324-7010
    Dell Children’s Emergency Room: 512-324-0000
    Seton Emergency Room: 512-324-1010
    Seton Northwest Emergency Room:  512-324-6010
    Seton Southwest Emergency Room:  512-324-9010
    St. David’s Emergency Room:  512-397-4240

    National Resources

    Hotlines/Text lines

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255
    Ayuda en Español:  1-888-628-9454
    Crisis Text Line:  Text NAMI to 741741
    Live Chat Programs

    I’m Alive
    Live online network using instant messaging to respond to people in crisis
    Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Smartphone Apps

    My 3
    This app allows users to plan ahead by listing 3 personal contacts who can be called in times of crisis and creating their own safety plan where they can detail their own warning signs, coping strategies, and ideas to keep themselves safe. It also provides an easy link to National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone number.
    For more information:  http://my3app.org/
    Operation Reach Out
    This app is created by the military but useful for all people.  It is a free intervention tool that helps people having suicidal thoughts get help.
    For more information:  http://www.4mca.com/suicide_prevention_app/
    Suicide Safety Plan
    This app walks users step-by-step through the creation of a safety plan.  It includes listing personal warning signs, coping strategies, places for distraction, and contacts to reach out to.
    For more information:  http://www.suicideapp.com/
    Helpful Websites
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention                      www.afsp.org
    Survivors of Suicide                                                            www.survivorsofsuicide.com
    Suicide Awareness Voices of Education                              www.save.org
    National Institute of Mental Health                                      https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
    National Alliance on Mental Illness—Austin                       https://www.namiaustin.org/
    Suicide Prevention Resource Center                                    www.sprc.org
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline                                    www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org