Resources for Parents and Students

Mental  Health

Texas Health and Human Services has launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line

24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll-free at 833-986-1919.

Counseling services are confidential and free of charge to people who call the hotline.


For general health-related information and precautions on COVID-19, people can visit the DSHS webpage and the CDC webpage. To stay up-to-date on the latest news impacting Health and Human services and regulated providers, people can visit the Health and Human Services COVID-19 webpage.

For more information on mental health resources, find your local mental health authority here.

If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or know someone who is, please refer to the following resources. 

For life threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1.

Hays County Mobile Crisis Outreach Team 

This is 24/7 free service in Hays County.

1-877-466-0660 (assessment)


Dell Children’s Emergency Room

512-324-0029 (Choose Option 1 then Option 2) 

4900 Mueller Blvd. Austin, TX 78723 


Ascension Seton Hospital Kyle


6001 Kyle Pkwy. Kyle, TX 78640

Cross Creek Hospital

24/7 Free Assessment 


8402 Cross Park Dr. Austin, TX


Austin Oaks Hospital

24/7 Free Assessment 


1407 W Stassney Ln. Austin, TX