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Are you feeling anxious, depressed, lonely, scared, or struggling to cope with the world around you and looking for help?

Please look through our list of local and national mental health resources below to find support in coping and managing these issues.

  1. Free Mental Health Resources and Services at the HHCI
  2. Local Houston Mental Health Resources and Services
  3. Various State and National Mental Health Resources and Services
If you have further questions or want to speak with someone, please call our Behavioral and Mental Health Referral Line at 713-871-1004 Ext. 570  or send a message through our online form and our trained staff will reach out and assist you.


Free Mental Health Resources and Services at the HHCI
Mental and Behavioral Health Referral Line

Our clinical team is available to speak with through our Mental and Behavioral Health Referral Line (713-871-1004, Ext. 570) daily and continue to provide mental health referral and support to callers Monday through Friday. If you don’t know what you need, but know you don’t feel mentally well, please call us. If it is an emergency, please dial 911.

Online Mental Health Support Groups

Through our Facebook page, we’re able to currently offer two virtual mental health support group communities:

For more information or to connect with a group, please visit our Facebook page.

During this time, support groups physically hosted at our facilities are not available. Please visit our support groups page to connect with several of those organizations.

Online Trauma Group Training

Through our Gateway to Hope program, we are offering online trauma group training, online mental health support group training, and self-care for faith community leaders and teams who will be helping individuals respond to the needs of their community.

Mental Health Video Resources
While we hope our videos are helpful resources, they can’t and shouldn’t take the place of a trained mental health professional. Please call 713-871-1004 Ext. 570 today to connect with one our staff members who can further assist you.


Local Houston Resources and Services
Please keep in mind: With rapid changes occurring due to COVID-19, some resources below may change their policies and availability. Be sure to call before going anywhere, and try to allow flexibility where possible. *This list does not constitute endorsements of the listed services. There may be costs associated with some of the services listed. Please use any services at your own discretion.
The Harris Center

The Harris Center

Low cost outpatient mental health services and Psychiatric emergency program.

Crisis Line: Currently experiencing a mental health or IDD crisis? Call The Harris Center’s 24-hour Crisis Line at 713-970-7000 option 1.

The Menninger Clinic

The Menninger Clinic

Virtual therapy visits to new clients coping with mental illnesses like depression, anxiety and substance use disorders and to those who might need professional care during COVID-19 climate. Call 713-275-5400 to schedule an appointment.

Memorial Hermann Crisis Clinics

Memorial Hermann Crisis Clinics

Low cost mental health crisis support: social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists on staff to help.

Procedures: Patients can bring no more than one support person with them (or come by themselves). Please do not go if you are experiencing symptoms. Call your doctor. Patients will be screened at the door for COVID-19 symptoms.

Three locations in the Greater Houston Area.

Jewish Family Services

Jewish Family Services

Jewish Family Service of Houston is offering internet group sessions via Zoom Conference Calls to discuss coronavirus anxiety and stress. These sessions will help participants manage their stress and anxiety.

Krist Samaritan Counseling Center

Krist Samaritan Counseling Center

Therapy – Works with insurance and has sliding scale.

The Lovett Center

The Lovett Center

Video therapy and groups sessions available. Lovett Center accepts self-pay and is willing to work with individuals on cost depending on the basis of need.

The Montrose Center

The Montrose Center

Teletherapy, counseling, disaster relief, addiction recovery, LGBTQIA, and more.

Clearhope Counseling and Wellness

Clearhope Counseling and Wellness

Self-pay counseling in Pasadena and Sugar Land.

Mental Health Match

Mental Health Match

Create an account and search for a therapist in your area who meets your financial needs.


Various State and National Resources and Services
Texas Health and Human Services Commission Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line

HHS offers Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic a toll-free Mental Health Support Line open 24/7. Call 833-986-1919 to connect today.

You can also find a list of mental health crisis services provided around Texas.

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute provides a list of resources for parents, caregivers, healthcare professionals and providers, those in need of mental health services, as well as other information pertaining to mental health needs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health)

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health)

NAMI provides a COVID-19 related information and resources document with common questions pertaining to mental health needs and other issues.

They also provide a list of national warmline options for family and friends throughout the country. A warmline is a confidential, non-crisis emotional support telephone hotline staffed by peer volunteers who are in recovery. Callers will find an empathetic listener to talk through their feelings.

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

The CDC includes recommendations and resources for preventing spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as well tips and support options for stress and coping during the pandemic.

You can also find additional related information at the National Institutes of Health.

MHA (Mental Health America)

MHA (Mental Health America)

Visit Mental Health America for an extensive list of mental health and COVID-19 related information and resources.

APA (American Psychological Association)

APA (American Psychological Association)

The American Psychological Association lists a number of helpful articles and resources related to specific issues for individuals during the COVID-19 outbreak.

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

They also provide a list of coronavirus related resources and information.

Intimate Partner Violence and Child Abuse Considerations During COVID-19

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free, confidential, 24/7 support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for individuals, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

You can also message web chat online here.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides highly trained expert advocates 24/7 to speak with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. All call are free and confidential. Call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

If you don’t feel safe to make a call, they offer a message web chat service as well.

Additional Resources
*This list does not constitute endorsements of the listed services. There may be costs associated with some of the services listed. Please use any services at your own discretion.

Crisis Text Line

Text “Home” to 741741 when you are feeling depressed, sad, or going through an emotional crisis, and a crisis worker will text you back immediately and continue to text with you. It’s a free service.

Better Help

Affordable, private online counseling.

Therapeer

Free online peer-to-peer support groups.

Support Group Central

Online peer support groups; free and low cost support groups for different mental health diagnoses. Some groups offered in Spanish.

Talkspace

Online chat therapy. Starts at $65 per week.

If you have any questions, or are looking for further resources, please call us and leave a message at 713-871-1004 Ext. 570. If you are having an emergency, please call 911.

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