Other Community Resources
Austin has a large variety of available services for addiction and recovery. In addition to the other pages in this section, the information resources below have extensive databases of both funded and fee-based programs and services locally as well as throughout Texas.
2-1-1 Texas is the number to dial when you don't know who to call.
Their extensive database of information is available at http://www.211texas.org
No matter where you live in Texas, you can dial 2-1-1 and find information about resources in your local community. Whether you need help finding food or housing, childcare, crisis counseling or substance abuse treatment, one number is all you need to know.
2-1-1 Texas is a free, confidential information and referral line answered by nationally certified specialists 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When callers dial 2-1-1, they are connected to area information centers in their region. These trained experts have access to the most comprehensive database of community-based organizations, government agencies and nonprofits that exist in Texas. Information can be provided in almost any language. 2-1-1 Texas is a public/private partnership of United Way in Central Texas and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
Interoffice and cell phones may have difficulty connecting with 2-1-1.
Toll Free 1-877-541-7905
Texas Department of State Health Services
The Texas Department of State Health Services Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division offers a variety of services for those seeking assistance with substance use disorders and mental health issues. In addition, they provide licensing and regulatory information for treatment providers and/or those seeking to develop treatment services in Texas.