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Mental Health in Texas

  • 1 in 5 adult Texans will experience a mental health concern at some point this year.
  • Over 20% of children ages 9-17 have a diagnosed mental illness.

This website was developed with the goal of providing information, resources and direction to Texas residents who may have mental health related needs or who want to support someone who does.

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan

Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability

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Get Help Now in Texas:

If you or someone you know are experiencing a mental health or substance abuse crisis or you require immediate assistance, call the numbers below to talk to someone 24/7.

2-1-1

Dial 211 to be connected to Mental Health & Substance Abuse services in your area.

Suicide Crisis Line

If you are thinking about suicide:
call 1-800-273-8255 (for TTY: 1-800-799-4889)

Veterans Crisis Line

Veterans, if you are thinking about suicide:
call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1

Mental Health Help
2-1-1 Texas

Find Texas mental health services including crisis helplines, counseling, support groups and more.

2-1-1 Texas

Speak Your Mind
Speak Your Mind

Find out how to support teens and young adults who have mental health and substance use issues.

Speak Your Mind Texas

Mental Health Training
Mental Health First Aid

Learn the skills to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

MentalHealthFirstAid.org

Substance Use
SAMHSA

Find information and resources about substance use and mental illness prevention, treatment, and recovery.

www.samhsa.gov

Children with Disabilities

Families can find resources offering support and inspiration for children with disabilities or special health-care needs.

Resources for families of children with disabilities

Veterans Resources
Texans Veterans Portal

Find assistance, services, benefits, and information for veterans, their families and survivors.

Texans Veterans Portal

Mental Health Awareness Posters

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Training

The Office of Mental Health Coordination is now offering free online training for Texas' behavioral health frontline workers.

Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability is a six-part training series for direct service workers and others who work with people with an intellectual disability or disorder and a co-occurring behavioral health condition.

This website was developed by the HHSC Office of Mental Health Coordination.