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)
    Press 1 for English, then 1 for Mental Health Crisis support
    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:  512-864-8277


    Psychiatric Inpatient Facilities

    Austin Oaks Hospital

    1407 W. Stassney Lane, Austin, TX 78745
    Hours:  24/7

    Cross Creek Hospital

    8402 Cross Park Drive, 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

     Rock Springs Hospital

    (partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient)
    1335 E. Whitestone Blvd., Suite Z200
    Cedar Park, TX 78613
    Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
    Phone: 512-746-7163 

    Hospital Emergency Rooms

    North Austin Medical Center Emergency Room:  512-901-1100
    Dell Children’s Emergency Room: 512-324-0000
    Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin Emergency Room: 512-324-1010
    Ascension Seton Northwest Emergency Room:  512-324-6010
    Ascension Seton Medical Center Williamson Emergency Room:  512-324-4170
    St. David’s Emergency Room:  844-533-5437

    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
    The Trevor Project (LGBTQ):

    • Trevor Lifeline 1-866-488-7386
    • TrevorChat: Text 'Start' to 678-678
      Live Chat Programs

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

    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: 

    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:

    Calm Harm 

    Manages self-harm
    This app helps to resist or manage the urge to self-harm. You choose from a range of activities, learn to identify and manage "emotional mind" with positive impact. For more information, visit

    Helpful Websites

    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention         
    Survivors of Suicide                                                   
    Suicide Awareness Voices of Education                  
    National Institute of Mental Health                            
    National Alliance on Mental Illness—Central Texas
    Suicide Prevention Resource Center                        
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline                         
    The Trevor Project