Crisis Information

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)
Fax # 979-826-7689

Colorado Co. Youth & Family Services
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:

  • Suicide Hotline: 988 or 211
  • Suicide Textline:  Text HOME to 741741
  • Suicide Chat:
  • Human Trafficking Hotline    1-888-373-7888   (*text- 233733)
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