Mental Health Resources
There are no clear lines between mental health, substance use disorders and co-occuring conditions. All are interrelated and integrated pieces of the addiction puzzle. There are times when mental health issues are the primary diagnosis and other times when chemical dependency is the primary diagnosis, but for the majority of people who seek help from alcohol and/or drugs, both areas need to be addressed for long term recovery.
2014 Guide to Understanding Mental Health Systems and Services in Texas, Second Edition
Austin Travis County Integral Care
1430 Collier St.
Austin, TX 78704
Austin Travis County Integral Care is a publicly funded, non-profitorganization. The Center provides community-based mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services to adults and children who are the most severely disabled and who are most in need of services. A comprehensive array of services is delivered through four networks and three support divisions located in over 60 facilities and numerous sub-contracted entities across the city and county. These services include information and referral, psychiatric evaluation, 24-hourcrisis intervention, medication support, inpatient treatment, employment and vocational services, care coordination, service coordination, family support and respite care, housing, supported living and residential services.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
P.O. Box 50434
A tax-exempt, non-profit organization and an affiliate of NAMI(National Alliance on Mental Illness) and NAMI Texas, NAMI AUSTIN, a volunteer network of families, consumers, friends, and concerned professionals working together to improve the quality of life for those affected by severe and persistent mental illness. Their goal is to enable each individual affected by a major brain disorder to live the best life possible. NAMI Austin provides a place to meet and learn from others and to let others learn from you.
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Promoting mental health in Texas since 1940
Current initiatives include:
Developing the mental health workforce
Improving public policy
Lake Austin Centre, 4th Floor
3001 Lake Austin Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78703-4200
Mental Health in Texas
Information, resources and direction to Texas residents who may have mental health related needs or who want to support someone who does.