Emergency and Support Contacts for Girls and their Families
In a crisis, pick up the phone and call 911, or take the person to an emergency room or walk-in clinic at a hospital. Do not leave the person alone until help is available.
Austin, Texas Psychiatric Hospitals and Emergency Rooms
Seton Shoal Creek Hospital http://www.seton.net 3501 Mills Avenue, Austin, TX (512) 324-2080
Seton Medical Center Austin 1201 West 38th Street, Austin, TX 78705 (512) 324 -1000
Dell Children’s Medical Center http://www.dellchildrens.net 4900 Mueller Boulevard Austin, Texas
St. David’s HealthCare http://www.stdavids.com/locations-facilities.aspx
St. David’s Medical Center (512) 476-7111
St. David’s North Austin Medical Center (512) 901-1000
St. David’s South Austin Medical Center (512) 447-2211
St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center (512) 341-1000
St. David’s Georgetown Hospital (512) 943-3000
24/7 Hotlines and Chat Services
If you are currently having an emergency or are considering hurting yourself or someone else, please call:
Austin Travis County Integral Care Crisis Hotline 512-472-HELP
The Crisis Hotline operated by Austin Travis County Integral Care provides access to licensed counselors 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Hotline callers receive immediate assessments, crisis intervention services if needed and referral to additional community resources. However, if the caller is in imminent danger, a staff member will contact 911.
Crisis Hotline clinicians offer support to anyone seeking help, working quickly to identify how they can best be served and linking them with the most appropriate care.
Texas Youth Hotline 1-800-98-YOUTH
The Texas Youth Hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provides prevention services to youth, parents, siblings, and other family members who are in need of a caring voice and listening ear. Hotline counselors also assist youth advocates, such as, police, caseworkers, counselors and school officials by locating state and local resources.
The Hotline also provides free information and outreach materials to those working with youth and families. The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) also has a separate 24 hour hotline (Texas Runaway Hotline) specifically dedicated to help runaway teens and their families.
The Trevor Lifeline 1-866-4-U-TREVOR
Are you going through a difficult time? Feeling confused, lonely or blue? Call the Trevor Lifeline!
The Trevor Project staffs the Lifeline with trained counselors who are ready to talk to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you’re a young person looking for someone to listen and understand without judgment, or if you’re feeling suicidal, please call the Trevor Lifeline. It’s free and confidential. There is hope, there is help.
Other Mental Health Resources for Austin Adolescents
Texas Council of Community Mental Health Mental Retardation Centers, 512-794-9268, http://www.txcouncil.com
Texas Department of State Health Services, http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/
Texas Underage Drinking Hotline, 1-888-843-8222
Texas Suicide and Crisis Hotlines, http://www.txcouncil.com/crisis.html
Texas Youth Commission, 512-424-6336, http://www.tyc.state.tx.us
Texas Youth Hotline, 1-800-210-2278
Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Safe Place 1515A Grove Boulevard Austin, TX 78701 24 hour hotline: (512) 267-7233
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Texas (NAMI Texas), 1-800-633-3760
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Austin (NAMI Austin) http://www.namiaustin.org
Office Manager: Gisele Schaefer
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM / Friday, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
It is always advisable to call first before visiting, to make sure that someone is available in the office to help you.
Austin State Hospital 4110 Guadalupe St. Bldg. 781, 4th Floor, Room 419 Austin, TX 78751
NAMI Education Programs
- NAMI Basics
- Provider Education
- In Our Own Voice
- Parents & Teachers As Allies
NAMI Support Groups
- Family Support Group
- NAMI Connection
- Daughters & Sons Support Group
- Families Of Young Children Support Group
National Institute of Mental Health, www.nimh.nih.gov
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1-800-333-7636, http://www.aacap.org