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It is our sincere hope and goal to respond to calls, emails, and texts within two business days; however, in the event of a crisis we request that you call 911, go to the nearest emergency room, or call one of the below crisis numbers. Please read below to know what to do in the event of a mental health emergency.
If you or someone you know is having a mental health emergency:
Any of the following situations constitutes a mental health emergency and requires IMMEDIATE professional attention:
- Thoughts to harm yourself or someone else (Suicidal or Homicidal)
- Hallucinations, delusions, or paranoia (Psychosis)
- Cutting on one's self or having self-harm behaviors (Self-injury)
- Experiencing physical withdrawal symptoms of alcohol or drugs
2. What should I do if I am NOT having a mental health emergency but I would like to speak with someone after hours?
Please call the following numbers for 24 hour mental health concerns that are not mental health emergencies.
Crisis Intervention of Houston
Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority
Neuro Psychiatric Center Hotline
National Crisis Hotline
For additional mental health and substance abuse resources please refer to the following websites:
List of Mental Health Hospitals in Houston
The University of Houston: Local crisis information resources.
The University of Texas: Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC): Local mental health, substance abuse, and social service crisis resources.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Houston: Local mental health, support groups, and social service crisis resources.
If you learn from your suffering, and really come to
understand the lesson you were taught,
you might be able to help someone else
who's now in the phase you may have just completed.
Maybe that's what it's all about after all...