Out Youth's counselors can help with a wide range of problems, but we are not an emergency services center.
If you are currently having an emergency or are considering hurting yourself or someone else, please call:
The Trevor Lifeline
Are you going through a difficult time? Feeling confused, lonely or blue? Call the Trevor Lifeline!
The Trevor Project staffs the Lifeline with trained counselors who are ready to talk to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you’re a young person looking for someone to listen and understand without judgment, or if you’re feeling suicidal, please call the Trevor Lifeline. It’s free and confidential. There is hope, there is help.
Austin Travis County Integral Care Crisis Hotline
The Crisis Hotline operated by Austin Travis County Integral Care provides access to licensed counselors 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Hotline callers receive immediate assessments, crisis intervention services if needed and referral to additional community resources. However, if the caller is in imminent danger, a staff member will contact 911.
Crisis Hotline clinicians offer support to anyone seeking help, working quickly to identify how they can best be served and linking them with the most appropriate care.
Texas Youth Hotline
The Texas Youth Hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provides prevention services to youth, parents, siblings, and other family members who are in need of a caring voice and listening ear. Hotline counselors also assist youth advocates, such as, police, caseworkers, counselors and school officials by locating state and local resources.
The Hotline also provides free information and outreach materials to those working with youth and families. The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) also has a separate 24 hour hotline (Texas Runaway Hotline) specifically dedicated to help runaway teens and their families.