If you suspect your young person is suffering from serious depression and/or having thoughts of suicide you can contact the following support systems.

Your personal family physician, who may make a referral to any of the following:

  • Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Psychotherapists
  • Social Workers with the Advanced Clinical Practitioner certification
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist and other health professionals (See local directories for those available in Austin Co.) 

Texana Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority (Hempstead, TX)
1-800-285-2228
979-826-4141
Fax # 979-826-7689

Colorado Co. Youth & Family Services
1-800-256-7321
Fax # 979-732-2580

*In an emergency situation you may also call:

  • 911
  • Sealy Police Department 979-885-3330
  • Austin Co. Sheriff's Department 979-865-3111

*You or your student can also access immediate support through the following crisis hotlines:

  • 1-800-SUICIDE     1-800-784-2433
  • 1-713-HOTLINE    1-800-468-5463
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