Crisis, Emergency and Veteran Resources
If you or a loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis and need to speak to someone immediately, the following resources are available 24/7:
- Harris Center Hotline – 713-970-7000 (option 1)
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline – 1-800-273-8255
- Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741
- Harris County COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line: 1-833-251-7544
- National Domestic Violence Hotline and Safety Information – 1-800-799-7233/www.nocovidabuse.org
Medical or Mental Health Emergency
If you or a loved one has an emergency:
- On HBU Campus – Call HBU Campus Police: 281-649-3911
- Off Campus— Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room
Urgent Mental Health Care Resources—Houston
Hours of operation less than 24 hours:
- HHCI’s Free Mental Health Peer Support Warmline (Monday-Sunday 5pm-8pm) – 832-831-7337
- A warmline is a telephone service (aka a call line) for people who are looking for someone to discuss their daily struggles. Warmlines are staffed with peers who have lived experience of mental health struggles themselves and who are open to sharing their stories of challenging situations, recovery, and perseverance. Moreover, they listen to callers share their own struggles.
- Memorial Hermann Mental Health Crisis Clinics – 713-338-MHCC (6422)
- Visit www.memorialhermann.org/mental-health for more information.
- The hours at each clinic location is different — call ahead for hours of operation.
- Crisis counseling and emergency medication administration available.
- Payment accepted via health insurance or sliding scale fee based on income.
Online Mental Health Resource for US Military Veterans and Families
- Visit the South Central MIRECC webpage for online self-help content about anxiety, depression, PTSD, job readiness, and more.