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Community Behavioral Health Resources

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Contact our behavioral health services at 210-358-3108 to speak with a member of our team.
Community Behavioral Health Resources

If you are having a mental health emergency – especially if you are having thoughts of suicide or self-harm – please call 911 immediately, or dial the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 9-8-8.

Please contact Bexar County Department of Behavioral Health to address further concerns or needs. For additional local support, visit

Crisis Services

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24/7 free, confidential support.
  • The Center for Health Care Services (CHCS)
    • 24-hour Crisis and Substance Use Helpline: 1-800-316-9241 or 210-223-SAFE (7233)
    • Crisis Care Center: 601 N. Frio, San Antonio; 24/7 walk-in services.
    • Mobile Crisis Outreach Team: 210-223-7233; Face-to-face assessments where you are.
    • Crisis Counseling Program: 210-540-7401; (Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.); Free for all Bexar County residents; in person or virtual appointments. Provides emotional support and help finding other resources.
  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    • National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
    • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Hotline: (Toll-free English/Español) 1-800-985-5990
  • Battered Women & Children’s Shelter Crisis Line: 210-733-8810

Outpatient Services in San Antonio

Reach out to your primary care provider if you have one.

Inpatient Services in San Antonio

If you need immediate evaluation, you can go to one of the following hospitals:

Support Groups, Education, Referral Services

Read the full list
Read our full list of community behavioral health resources for adults, teens and children.
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    Carlos Velez, MD
  2. Christopher Wallace, MD
    Christopher Wallace, MD
  3. Jessica Sandoval, MD
    Jessica Sandoval, MD
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