How to Access Treatment Services in Texas

With the help of Texas Health and Human Services, you are able to have access to many resources to help in your time of need. Below is a list of resources taken from,

Outreach, Screening, Assessment and Referral Centers (OSARs) may be the first point of contact for those seeking substance use disorder treatment services. Regardless of ability to pay, Texas residents who are seeking substance use disorder services and information may qualify for services based on need. OSARs are now located at Local Mental Health Authorities (LMHAs) in 11 Health and Human Service regions.

For immediate and confidential help, 24 hours a day, seven days a week please call the OSAR/LMHA in your region. (Note: Counties served by each OSAR are listed below the contact information in the list of OSAR/LMHAs.)

You may also call or contact 211 Texas. Dial 2-1-1 or call 877-541-7905.


List of all LMHA/OSAR centers in Texas:


HHSC Regions

1. StarCare Specialty Health System

1950 Aspen Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79404
Crisis Phone: 806-740-1414 or
(800) 687-7581
Intake Phone: 806-740-1421

Serving Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Cochran, Collingsworth, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Garza, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, King, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Terry, Wheeler and Yoakum Counties


2 Helen Farabee Centers

1000 Brook St.
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Crisis Phone: 800-621-8504
Main Phone: 940-397-3300
Substance Use Disorder: 940-397-3391
Appointments and Information: 325-673-2242 Abilene, Texas and surrounding counties
Appointments and information: 940-224-6200 Wichita Falls and surrounding counties

Serving Archer, Baylor, Brown, Callahan, Clay, Coleman, Comanche, Cottle, Eastland, Fisher, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Jones, Kent, Knox, Mitchell, Montague, Nolan, Runnels, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger and Young Counties


3 LifePath Systems

1515 Heritage Drive
McKinney, TX 75069
7304 Alma Drive
Plano, TX 75025
Crisis Phone: 1-877-422-5939
Main Phone: 1-877-422-5939

Serving Collin County


3 MHMR of Tarrant County

3840 Hulen Tower North
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Crisis Phone: 800-866-2465
Substance Use Disorder Information, Screening and Referral Phone: 800-866-2465
Main Agency Phone: 817-569-4600

Serving Cooke, Denton, Erath, Fannin, Grayson, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant and Wise Counties


3  North Texas Behavioral Health Authority (NTBHA)

9441 LBJ Frwy, Suite 350
Dallas, TX 75243
Crisis Phone: 866-260-8000
Main Phone: 1-877-653-6363
Substance Use Screening: 844-275-0600
Serving Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties


4 Andrews Center Behavioral Healthcare System

2323 West Front St.
Tyler, TX 75702-7747
Crisis Phone:  1-877-934-2131
Main Phone: 903-597-1351
For Substance Use Disorder Information, Screening or Referrals please call East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Direct: 903-753-7633 or 1-800- 441-8639

Serving Anderson, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood Counties


5 Burke

2001 S. Medford Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75901-5699
Crisis Phone: 800-445-8562 or 800-392-8343
Main Phone: 936-634-5753
Burke Website:
Substance Use Disorder Screening:

Serving Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler Counties

6 The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)

9401 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77074
Helpline: Main Line: 713-970-7000/Toll free: 866-970-4770
For people with hearing impairments: 800-735-2988
Serving Harris County
For Substance Use Disorder Services please call The Council on Recovery
303 Jackson Hill St., Houston, TX 77007
Direct: 713-942-4100 or The Helpline: 713-970-7000
Serving Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Walker, Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Matagorda, Waller and Wharton Counties


6 Gulf Coast Center

123 Rosenberg, Ste. 6
Galveston, TX 77550
Crisis Phone: 866-729-3848
Main Phone: 409-944-4365
Toll Free: 844-704-1291

Serving Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Matagorda, Waller and Wharton Counties

7 Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

1009 N. Georgetown St.
Round Rock, TX 78664
Crisis Phone: 800-841-1255
Main Phone: 1-844-309-6385

Serving Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Brazos, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Grimes, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano, Madison, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, Washington and Williamson Counties


8 The Center for Health Care Services

601 N. Frio, Bldg. II-Entrance C
San Antonio, TX 78207
Crisis Phone: 800-316-9241 or  210-223-7233
Main Phone: 210-261-3076 or email

Serving Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, La Salle, Lavaca, Maverick, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Wilson and Zavala Counties


9 Permian Basin Community Centers for MHMR

401 E. Illinois
Midland, TX 79701
Crisis Phone: 844-420-3964
Main Phone: 432-570-3333
Substance Use Disorder Referrals: 844-420-3964

Serving Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward and Winkler Counties


10 Emergence Health Network (EHN)

7760 Alabama
El Paso, TX 79904
Office: 915-747-3605
Fax: 915-757-2621
Appointments and Information: 915-747-3605
Fax: 915-757-2621
Crisis Phone: 915-779-1800
EHN Main Phone: 915-887-3410

Serving Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis and Presidio Counties


11 Tropical Texas Behavioral Health

1901 S. 24th Avenue, Edinburg TX
Hours of operation: 8am-5pm
Crisis Phone: 1-877-289-7199
Main Phone: 1-800-813-1233