Mental Health Resources

Local Mental Health Authorities:

Denton County:

Denton County MHMR
2519 Scripture
PO Box 2346
Denton, TX 76201

Dallas County:

North Texas Behavioral Health Authority
9441 LBJ Freeway, Suite 350
Dallas, TX 75243
Main Number: 214-366-9407
Crisis Hotline: 1-866-260-8000

Harris County:

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD
1502 Taub Loop
Houston, Texas 77030

Harris County Outpatient Mental Health Clinics

Texas Telephone Crisis and Suicide Prevention Lines:

  • Denton County Crisis Line: 800-762-0157
  • Dallas Suicide and Crisis Center: 214-828-1000
  • Houston/Harris County Crisis Line: 713-970-7000

National Telephone Crisis Lines:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988 or 800-273-8255
  • Crisis TEXT Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • The Trevor Project: Crisis and Suicide Prevention Helpline for LGBTQ Youth: 866-488-7386
  • Veteran’s Crisis Line: 800-273-8255
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault:

Denton County:

Friends of the Family 
Crisis Line: 800-572-4031

Dallas County:

Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support
Crisis Line: 214-946-4357

The Family Place
Crisis Line: 214-941-1991

Harris County:

Houston Area Women’s Shelter 
Domestic Violence Hotline: 713-528-2121
Rape Crisis Hotline: 713-528-7273


Dallas County:

Resource Center
5750 Cedar Springs Rd.
Dallas, TX 75235


The Montrose Center 
401 Branard Street Houston, TX 77006


Denton County:

Veterans Service 
1505 East McKinney Street, Ste. 151
Denton, Texas 76209-4525

Dallas County:

VA North Texas Health Care System
4500 S. Lancaster Rd.
Dallas, TX 75216

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare
16160 Midway Rd., Suite 218
Addison, TX 75001

Harris County:

Harris County Veterans Services Offices
2929 McKinney St.
Houston, TX 77003

Substance Abuse:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA): This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community based-organizations.

SAMSHA National Helpline: 800-662-4357

Additional Resources:

If you are unable to locate a particular service from this list of resources, feel free to call TWU Counseling and Psychological Services at 940-898-3801 for further assistance.

Page last updated 12:14 PM, June 6, 2024