Your Mental Health Resource Guide

Everyone has mental health. And everyone could use some extra emotional support to get through the challenges of COVID-19, the holidays and winter blues. If you are experiencing depression, anxiety, physical symptoms of stress (like headaches and difficulty sleeping), or thoughts of ending your life, help is available, regardless of whether you have health insurance or not.

Free Emotional Support within Travis County

Integral Care | (512) 472-4357Press 1 for English, then 1 for immediate support
24 hours a day, 7 days a week | Interpreters available in many languages

Free Texas-wide COVID-19 Support Line | (833) 986-1919
Toll-free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
English and Spanish

Crisis Text Line | Text TX to 741741

Information on local resources for health care, utilities, food, housing and more |
In Texas, dial 2-1-1-Press option 6 for information on COVID-19

Free Suicide Prevention and Emotional Support for LGBTQ individuals under 25

Trevor Lifeline | (866) 488-7386
Text START to 678-678
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Heroes Texas First Responders Helpline | (833) 367-4689
Free screening and referral service navigating individuals with mental health challenges or drug and alcohol use to treatment and recovery

Domestic Violence Resources in Austin

Hope Alliance | (800) 460-7233
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Emergency shelter, counseling, children’s services and more
English and Spanish

Safe Alliance | (512) 267-7233 or text (737) 888-7233
Emergency shelters, transitional housing and counseling services

Asian Family Support Services of Austin | (877) 281-8371
Toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Access to emergency shelter and housing, safety planning, counseling, and more
Services in various languages

Veterans Crisis Line | (800) 273-8255 or text 8388255

Online Support Groups within Central Texas

Free groups and classes offered by the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Central Texas chapter

For individuals who experience mental health challenges as well as their families

Online Support Groups Outside Central Texas

Free groups and classes offered by the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)

For individuals who experience mental health challenges as well as their families

Tips Sheets About Managing and Coping with Stress and Anxiety

CDC Resources for Coping with Stress During COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) online guidance on coping with a variety or stressors and situations during the pandemic

  • Occupational stress
  • Healthcare personnel and first responders
  • Adults who use alcohol and/or substances
  • People experiencing abuse
  • Veterans
  • Support for children, adolescents, and young adults
  • Grief and loss

Need someone to talk to? Call us at 512-472-4357.
Free 24/7 Emotional Support Helpline