Addiction Recources

Addiction help and resources

Child Abuse Hotlines
(Call this number for help if you have been abused, suspect a child or teenager is being sexually abused, or if you are an abuser.) For hearing impaired, call 1-800-222-4523. Texas
Toll-Free: (800) 252-5400
Online reporting
Can be used to communicate information to the authorities about child pornography or child sex trafficking. Hotline: 800-THE-LOST (843-5678)

Crisis Hotlines
Crisis text line in US, Text CONNECT to 741741 in the United States
OR Text NAMI to 741741
OR Dial 9-8-8 anywhere in US for mental health crisis

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: Williamson County 1-800-841-1255
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: Travis County 1-512-472-TALK (4357)
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: Bell County 1-800-888-4036

Virtual crisis online chat center

IMALIVE is a program of the Kristin Brooks Hope Center (KBHC), a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.

The focus is suicide intervention, prevention, awareness, and education. The team provides help and hope through online crisis chat, educational on-campus and virtual college events, and awareness campaigns.

Depression Hotline
Depression Hotline
Call 1-630-482-9696 to speak with a trained interventionist. Depressed Anonymous

Domestic Violence Hotlines
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) Staffed 24 hours a day by trained counselors who can provide crisis assistance and information about shelters, legal advocacy, health care centers, and counseling.

Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women: 1-888-743-5754

STAND Against Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline: 888-215-5555
provides training and technical assistance on civil, legal, and criminal justice system issues related to violence against women, including survivors who have been charged with crimes.
DC Alliance, Empowering Homicide Survivors, Inc. provides support to victims, co-victims and survivors of domestic violence or homicides. We will do everything we can to meet your expectations. Our mission is to act as a clearing house for direct and indirect services through outreach, and to help rebuild the lives of victims, survivors, and their families.
works to obtain legal representation for domestic violence survivors in interstate custody cases and to provide technical assistance to domestic violence victim advocates and attorneys in such cases.
provides legal information and support to victims of domestic violence and assault.

Eating Disorders Hotline
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD): 888-375-7767

Elder Abuse Hotline Texas
Toll-Free: (800) 252-5400
Nationwide: (800) 252-8966
Online reporting

Grief and Bereavement Links

Human Trafficking Hotline
1-888-373-7888 – OR text 233733. Caller can report a tip; connect with anti-trafficking services in their area; or request training and technical assistance, general information, or specific anti-trafficking resources.

Medical-Specific Resources
Visit or call 877-800-5722

LGBTQQIP2SAA Resource Site
50+ resources for LGBTQIA Allies

Mental Health Hotlines/Resources
NAMI Texas
(512) 693-2000
1-800-662-HELP (4357)
(Resources on mental disorders and related topics)
(Information on antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, stimulants, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Military-Specific Resources
a national nonprofit organization that gives free mental health care to U.S. Military personnel and their families.
National Center for PTSD
The Real Warriors Campaign is a multimedia public awareness campaign designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds.
Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) works to reform veterans’ services to ensure high quality health care and benefits for women veterans and their families, and secure equal opportunity and freedom to serve without discrimination, harassment, or assault.
1015 15th Street, Suite 600,
Washington, DC 20005
Email Address
The Soldier’s Project is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing free, confidential psychological services to US military veterans and their loved ones who have served at any time after September 11, 2001.
Learn more about military sexual trauma (MST), treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to overcome the effects of MST.
A website with resources and information about military sexual trauma for veterans.

Parents Hotline
Parent Hotline Call 800-840-6537 if in a crisis or visit for education/resources on baby care, childbirth, child disease, child health, parenting, or pregnancy tips.

PTSD/Trauma Links
This organization offer grants that provide the finances necessary for patients to get therapy, psychiatry, inpatient treatment, and any other therapeutic services they need and deserve. They also help by directing survivors to local resources as well as books and other written materials that may aid in their healing.
The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those who suffer from trauma and stress, and their families. The Traumaweb site contains information regarding trauma, stress, resiliency, and coping, and offers useful advice and self-help strategies by the center’s professional staff. This website gives information in Hebrew, English, Russian and Arabic. French coming soon.
Sharing knowledge on trauma and mental health with the community.

Rape/Sexual Assault Hotlines
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Safe Helpline 877-995-5247 Rainn also operates a sexual assault support line specifically for members of the DoD (Department of Defense) community
Safe Horizon Rape, Sexual Assault, and Incest hotline:
Take Back the Night Foundation Hotline: 567-SHATTER: Legal support for survivors in every state.

London Victim Support hotline: 0845 303 0900
Montreal, Quebec Rape Crisis Centre hotline: 514-934-4504
Ottawa, Ontario Rape Crisis Center hotline: 613-562-2333
Toronto, Ontario Rape Crisis Centre hotline: (416) 597-1171
United Kingdom National Helpline: 0808 802 9999 (open daily from 12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm UK time)
Victoria, British Columbia Women’s Sexual Assault Centre hotline: 250-383-3232

Runaway or Homeless Youth Hotlines
National Runaway Safeline: 1-800-RUNAWAY ( 1-800-786-2929 )-a national, toll-free hotline for runaway and homeless youth, teens in crisis and concerned family/friends. Completely confidential.

Covenant House 1-800-999-9999(Youth and Parents, 24-hour, toll-free crisis hotline which provides crisis intervention, referral and information services to homeless, runaway, and other troubled youth and their families throughout the U.S.

Self-Injury Hotline
Self-Injury Hotline 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES® is a nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base, which is committed to helping you and others achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.
As part of a collaboration between the University of Guelph and McGill University, SiOS is a non-profit outreach initiative providing information and resources about self-injury to those who self-injure, those who have recovered, and those who want to help.

Stalking Hotlines
Call 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) or visit for information/resources on support groups for survivors of stalking, community programs, court programs, counseling services, and Project SAFE lock replacement.
Visit for a comprehensive list of victims’ services and points of contact and information on the No FEAR Act.
a detailed, grassroots, self-help guide to protecting oneself from social media and other online predators.
The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.

Substance Abuse/Alcoholism Hotlines, Resources, and 12-step Groups

Austin Al-Anon Alateen Information Center
6301 Manchaca Rd Ste F, Austin, TX 78745
(512) 441-8591
This is an online source for all 12-step and support groups for both those suffering from an addiction as well as the family member(s). Confidential; 24/7 access to meetings and groups.
1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Visit these sites for education, resources, meeting guides, and literature.
Visit this site for education, resources, meeting guides, and literature.
or call 310-534-1815
Food Addicts Anonymous
or call 772-878-9657
Friends and family of sexaholics
or call Austin Hotline Number: (512) 860-2958
DFW Hotline Number: (817) 371-0624
Houston Hotline Number: (855) 442-7105
San Antonio Hotline Number: (210) 705-4429
Survivors of Incest Anonymous

Therapy Databases/Locators