24/7 Hotlines:

  1. Austin Crisis Hotline 512-472-HELP (512-472-4357)
  2. National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)
  3. National Cutting Hotline 1-800-DONTCUT (800-366-8288)
  4. Austin Safe Alliance (Domestic Violence and Child Abuse) 512-267-SAFE (512-267-7233)
  5. National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233)
  6. Child Protective Services or call 800-252-5400
  7. The Trevor Project Crisis Hotline for LGBTQ Youth 866-488-7386
  8. Crisis Text Line Text Home to 741741

Group Therapy:

  1. Austin Group Psychotherapy Society – A great site where you can search for an assortment of support and process groups throughout Austin.
  2. Self Help and Advocacy Center – Free support groups available for many different issues.
  3. DBSA – The depression and bipolar support alliance offers free support groups.
  4. NAMI – Free support groups and classes with the National Alliance on Mental Illness
  5. The Austin Center for Grief and Loss – therapist led and peer support groups for loss of loved ones and divorce
  6. The Christi Center – free support groups for loss, including suicide, crime and pregnancy
  7. Postpartum Support International

Substance Abuse:

  1. Austin AA Meetings or call 512-444-0071
  2. Austin Narcotics Anonymous 512-480-0004
  3. Austin Alanon Meetings or call 512-441-8591
  4. Recovery International – cognitive-behavioral based free support groups for addiction.
  5. Sober Austin
  6. Life Ring Austin

Outpatient Psychiatrists, Inpatient Services, and Intensive Outpatient Programs:

  1. Pathlight Mood and Anxiety Center
  2. Austin Lakes
  3. Seton Behavioral Health Care
  4. Austin Travis County Integral Care
  5. Lone Star Circle of Care
  6. Recovery Unplugged
  7. Center for Discovery
  8. Dr. Priscilla Sierk
  9. Austin Family Mental Health
  10. Greater Austin Psychiatry

Reduced Fee Counseling:

  1. Capital Area Counseling
  2. Therapy Austin
  3. YWCA
  4. Samaritan Center
  5. Waterloo Counseling expertise in gender, sexual and cultural diversity
  6. UT Counseling and Mental Health Center for UT students
  7. SIMS Foundation for musicians and their families
  8. SAFE Alliance – for survivors of abuse
  9. St. Edwards Community Clinic

Local Resources:

  1. Capital Area United Way or call 211.
    Referral to community resources for health care, finances, employment, counseling, housing, transportation, etc.
  2. Travis County Resources Page
  3. NAMI – great collection of resources put together by NAMI Austin
  4. ACC Resources Page


  1. Texas State Board of Professional Counselors – License verification and information.
  2. EMDR Institute
  3. EMDR International Association
  4. Psychology Today – General counseling information and Find-a-Therapist directory.
This list of resources is included as a courtesy. I am not responsible for the information provided by these links, and I do not guarantee the outcome of visiting the websites listed on this page.