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Much research has been done on mental health practices and service delivery. Significant findings and reports can be found through these links, as well as answers to frequently asked questions.
Please dial 911 if you think the situation you are dealing with is an emergency.
Please note: The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute does not provide health services of any type—mental health, substance abuse or other services.
24-Hour Crisis Intervention Hotlines
A list of 24-hour crisis intervention numbers for each Texas county is available and maintained by Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
Public Mental Health Services & Information
Information for a variety of available local mental health services and resources throughout Texas can be found on mentalhealthtx.org*:
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*The information available on this website may not always be fully up-to-date.
Public Substance Abuse Prevention & Treatment
Information on substance abuse services that are available in Texas counties can be accessed by clicking on the following link on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission website:
Your Insurance Plan
If you have health insurance, it should cover mental health and substance abuse services, though sometimes it may not.
Please contact your health plan to learn more about which services are available and about how to access services you might need.
In addition, many of the public mental health and substance abuse services providers at the links above can help you access services available through your insurance.
Please dial 911 if you think the situation you are dealing with might be an emergency or if you are in doubt about what you should do.