Mental Health Resources

ACC's Clinical Counseling & Wellness

Mental health counseling for students 

Referral form (student self-referral in section 2)

Employee Mental Health Resources (ACC) 

New Mental Health Clinic at Eastview Campus 512-223-5095

The Amplify Center offers young adult-specific mental health support focused on improving overall psychological well-being and is open to ACC students ages 18-29.Services will be offered in face-to-face, phone, and virtual formats. To schedule an appointment complete this form or call.

Austin Area Hotline/Crisis Care

Integral Care 512-472-HELP (4357) / Toll-free: 844-398-8252 (Travis County)
Hotline callers receive immediate assessments, crisis intervention services (if needed) and referral to additional community resources.

SAFE 512-267-SAFE (7233) / Text: 737-888-7233
For those seeking counseling and help with sexual or domestic violence.

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services Hotline 800-841-1255 (Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell,  Lee and Williamson)

24/7. Hotline callers receive immediate assessments, referral to additional community resources, and if needed, crisis intervention services.

Hays Caldwell Women’s Center 512-396-4357 

24/7 confidential crisis and information line for victims of abuse. 

ULifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) / Text “START” to 741-741

Resource for suicide prevention, drugs, and mental health. 

Family Crisis Center 512-303-7755

Refuge for individuals facing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking with a 24/7 hotline. 

Aware Central Texas 254-813-0968

24/7 Hotline and more resources for those who have experienced violence and trauma in Central Texas. 

National Hotline/Crisis Care

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline / español English: 800-273-8255 Spanish: 888-628-9454

Suicide prevention network available 24/7 to anyone in crisis. 

National Helpline / español 1-800-662-HELP (4357) / Text: 435748 (HELP4U)

Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Disaster Distress Helpline / español 800-985-5990

Free, 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Phone number: 988

Provides a 24/7, toll-free hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Veterans Crisis Line / español 988 press 1

Free, 24/7, confidential support that can help even if you’re not enrolled in VA benefits or health care. Chat online, call, or text 838-255.

Crisis Text Line 

Text HOME 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. Free 24/7 support. 888-373-7888

Mental Health America Warm Line 817-546-7826

Warmlines offered M-F 1pm-5pm along with information, resources, and a free and confidential mental health screening.


Mental health resource hub.

1in6 1-800-656-4673

24-hour helpline chat for male victims of sexual abuse or assault. 

love is respect/ español 866-331-9474 / Text: “loveis” to 22522

24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships. Call, chat online, or  text.

National Domestic Violence Hotline / español 800-799-7233 / Text: “start” to 88788 24/7 free confidential domestic violence support. Call, live chat online, or text. 

RAINN – National Sexual Assault Hotline / español 800-656-4673

 24/7 free confidential sexual assault helpline with programs that prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice. Call or chat online. 

Maternal Mental Health Hotline 833-943-5746

The hotline is accessible by phone or text at 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS in English and Spanish.

BIPOC-centered Resources

National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network / español

NQTTCN Clearinghouse of Resources / español

Includes directories, hotlines, organizations and other online support resources.

NAMI: Black/African American Mental Health Resources 

Clearinghouse with links to many resources, directories, and websites filled with information.

Therapy for Black Girls

Online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. (directory – search by location)

Therapy for Black Men (Texas Certified Providers) 646-780-8278

Directory primarily of therapists (and some coaches) who aim to provide judgment-free, multiculturally-competent care to Black men. NY-based organization.

Black & African American Therapists in Austin (Psychology Today Directory)

Black Men Heal Blog 

Info-only; counseling limited to specific regions / Philadelphia-based

Therapy for Latinx / Texas Providers

Therapy for Latinx was created to help find therapists that honor who you are, provide services with dignity, and can code switch like the best of them.

Asian American Mental Health Collective 

Asian, Pacific Islander, and South Asian American (APISAA) Therapist Directory (Texas)

South Asian Therapists

DESI LGBTQ+ Helpline for South Asians  908-367-3374

Support for South Asian LGBTQIA+.

Call Blackline 800-604-5841
Peer support and counseling for LGBTQ+ Black Femme Lens. 

Asian Family Support Services of Austin 877-281-8371

AFSSA supports survivors of domestic violence & sexual assault with free, confidential services. 24-hour hotline.

LGBTQIA-centered Resources

Trans Lifeline / Microgrants / español 877-565-8860

Offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.

LGBT National Help Center 888-843-4564
Provides free and confidential peer-support and local resources. 

Waterloo Counseling Center 512-444-9922

Specializing in LGBTQ+ and counseling for all based on your income. 

Out Youth  512-419-1233 ext.1102

Individual counseling for youth and young adults ages 12 to 23 who cannot afford private therapy or need help finding sexual orientation and gender-affirming therapists. Online Referral/Screening Form 

The Trevor Project 866-488-7386 or text 678-678

Information and support to LGBTQIA+ young people 24/7 call or text.

LGBT National Help Center 888-843-4564

Hotlines and peer support with local resources.

Grief, Loss & Trauma

The Christi Center 512-467-2600

A free resource for any grieving person in Central Texas.

My Grief Angel

Free grief group support and resources. 

The Austin Center for Grief & Loss 512-472-7878

Grief and trauma counseling for free or sliding scale fees. 

Center for Survivors of Torture  512-358-4612

Trauma and grief counseling services for free.
Trauma-Informed Care

Austin Area General Mental Health - Low Cost & Sliding Scale (maybe free)

National Alliance on Mental Health Central Texas (NAMI) / español / Central Texas Mental Health Resource Guide (NAMI) 512-420-9810

The Mental Wellness Network 

Consolidated list of places offering free/affordable mental health services.

Lone Star Circle of Care 877-800-5722

Psychiatry and behavioral health specialists for all. Patients must first be seen and referred by one of their primary care providers. 

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services 844-309-6385

Counseling services with potential financial assistance. 

St. Edward’s Community Counseling Clinic 512-428-1242


Lifeworks 512-735-2100

Affordable/free mental health counseling for young adults and families. 

Capital Area Counseling 512-302-1000

Low-cost counseling determined by one’s ability to pay. 

YWCA Greater Austin 512-326-1222

Affordable therapy, groups and support services that are equity and trauma-informed. 

Austin Child Guidance Center 877-800-5722

Family therapy services offered on a sliding scale fee and some insurance accepted. 

Hand to Hold 855-424-6428

Hand to Hold® provides personalized support before, during and after a NICU stay to help ensure all NICU families thrive. 

Austin Family Institute 512-329-6611

Affordable counseling based on income. 

Kaleidoscope Counseling and Assessments 512-981-8787

Affordable counseling based on your income. 

Sol Community Counseling  512-366-0954

Affordable counseling based on your income.

Center for Relationships 512-465- 2926

Affordable relationship focused counseling. 

Austin DBT Associates 512-902-3282

Affordable treatment of borderline personality disorder and complex post-traumatic stress disorder. 

Catholic Charities of Central Texas 512-651-6150

Counseling services with sliding scale fees based on income. 

The Samaritan Center for Counseling 512-451-7337

Affordable counseling based on income. 

Just Mind Affordable Counseling in Austin

A list of options that vary from free to $100 per session depending on where you go.

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Behavioral Health Services 512-394-7249

Youth Advocate Programs offers Behavioral Health support to children and adolescents (ages 3-20) in their homes and community. 

Integral Care Adult Services / español 512-472-4357

Helps adults living with mental illness and substance use disorder rebuild and maintain their mental and physical health. 

Hill Country MHDD Center 877-466-0660

Services for adult and child behavioral health, intellectual developmental disability, substance abuse, crisis care, and justice involved services. 

HOPE Alliance 800-460-7233

Resource center and emergency shelter for those affected by family and sexual violence. 

National General Mental Health - Low Cost & Sliding Scale (maybe free)

NAMI National Helpline Resource Directory 

Free classes for individuals and family and friends of individuals dealing with mental illness. Their site offers resources for crisis and suicide prevention.

Open Path Psychotherapy Collective 

Nonprofit network committed to providing affordable mental health care ($30-$60 for individual -$80 for couples/families)

Austin Area Free Mental Health Resources

Lifeworks 512-735-2100

Affordable/free mental health counseling. 

Hays Caldwell Women’s Center 512-396-4357

Free counseling services. 

Christi Center 512-467-2600

Free grief support center with resources. 

The Mental Wellness Network 

Consolidated list of places offering free/affordable mental health services.

National Free Mental Health Resources

The Jed Foundation 800-273-8225

Information and resources to help teens and young adults navigate life’s challenges. 

Mental Health Resources for College Students 

Health services sites, support groups, and general online resources.

Learn Psychology 

A comprehensive guide to help college students identify common mental health disorders, their warning signs, when to seek treatment and how to manage them.

Wonders and Worries  844-939-6633

Free, professional coping support to children and teenagers during a parent’s serious illness.

Communities for Recovery 512-758-7686

Peer Support Meetings / Substance Abuse Support Meetings. 

These resources are for the convenience of our community and do not represent sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of any agency or service. For assistance accessing resources contact

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