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.
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.
Through our Facebook page, we’re able to currently offer two virtual mental health support group communities:
- Managing Your Mental and Spiritual Needs in Light of COVID-19
- Sharing Our Grief Journey: A Group for Those Dealing with Grief During COVID-19 – Ongoing throughout the week
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.
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 Tips during Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic – Find a series of short videos from our staff that highlight mental health cycles and triggers, setting healthy boundaries, importance of routines, and tips for managing anxiety during COVID-19.
- Educational Programs on Mental Health Related Subjects – Visit our library of previous seminars from local mental health professionals on a variety of subjects, whether for personal knowledge of applicable topics for you.
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.
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.
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 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.
Therapy – Works with insurance and has sliding scale.
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.
Teletherapy, counseling, disaster relief, addiction recovery, LGBTQIA, and more.
Self-pay counseling in Pasadena and Sugar Land.
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 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 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.
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.
Visit Mental Health America for an extensive list of mental health and COVID-19 related information and resources.
The American Psychological Association lists a number of helpful articles and resources related to specific issues for individuals during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.
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)
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)
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.
Affordable, private online counseling.
Free online peer-to-peer support groups.
Online peer support groups; free and low cost support groups for different mental health diagnoses. Some groups offered in Spanish.
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.