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Information/Resources:  Opioids and Overdose/Overdose Prevention and Naloxone
Texas Overdose Naloxone Initiative (TONI) Distributes naloxone and provides overdose response training

Links individuals with opioid use disorder to care

Mark Kinzly:
markkinzly022@gmail.comCharles Thibodeaux:
You can access 2-1-1 using the telephone or internet:




2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need.

Whether by phone or internet, the goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from over 60,000 state and local health and human services programs.

Telephone: Dial 2-1-1
When you dial 2-1-1, select a language, and then choose: Option 1: for information on services available in your area
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  all year.Outside of Texas, toll free alternate access number at 1-877-541-7905. For TTY access, please dial 1-877-833-4211. Internet: Visit
The Austin Harm Reduction Coalition (AHRC)


Works to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C among injection drug users.

Provides HIV & Hepatitis C testing, drug treatment referrals, medical care, and resources to prevent disease transmission such as condoms, alcohol pads, and supplies for safe injection.

Work is done from a mobile van, reaching directly into the communities most affected by HIV and Hepatitis C.

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 13482 Austin, Texas 78711

For more information, call & leave a message:



Lifework’s Street Outreach


Provides a food pantry for individuals ages 23 and under.


Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 12-4pm

408 W 23rd St. Austin, TX 78705

(512) 735-2300


Mental Health Care, Medication Assisted Recovery,

Crisis, Inpatient and Intensive Out Patient Settings

  Description Contact Information
Austin Travis County Integral Care



Psychiatric Crisis line and other services for Travis County residents



The Crisis Hotline provides 24/7 access to qualified crisis staff. Hotline callers receive immediate assessments, crisis intervention services (if needed) and referral to additional community resources.

Can assist with medically assisted recovery (e.g., methadone and soboxone)

Integral Care’s Psychiatric Emergency Services clinic  Nadine L. Jay Bldg, 56 East Ave. , Austin, Texas 78701
Accessible through Capital Metro bus routes 17, 21, 22
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Psychiatric Crisis Contact Info:

512-472-HELP (4357)
Toll-Free: 844-398-8252
Deaf/Hard of Hearing, use VRS
TTY: 512-703-1395




Maintenance And Recovery Services (MARS)


MARS offers quality, affordable methadone and Suboxone maintenance treatment where the patient’s personal growth, recovery and individuality are highly respected and valued.

Maintenance And Recovery Services’ commitment to improving the quality of methadone treatment available to patients includes attempts to reduce stigma and to promote patient advocacy.

Two priorities are networking with, and educating, the community and supporting an autonomous Patient Advocacy Group (PAG).


North Austin  512-339-9757
305 Ferguson Drive
Austin, TX 78753

South Austin  512-899-2100
2627 Jones Road
Austin, TX 78745


Austin Recovery Quality inpatient rehab and other services, for some of the best prices in the country, accepting many forms of insurance. Additionally, AR provides residential addiction treatment for those without resources through funding from the State of Texas, local cities and counties and generous community groups and gifts.

Various programs attending to specific populations and needs including:  Family-based Treatment, Men’s Programs, Women’s Programs, Family House (mothers with babies/young children), and Outpatient/Aftercare.


Address: 4201 S Congress Ave, Austin TX


Phone:  (512) 697-8600



The Arbor


The Arbor Behavioral Healthcare is a privately held and owner operated company based in Austin, Texas.

The Arbor Continuum of Care includes a variety of services and settings including assessment, in-patient, out-patient, sober living, and extended care settings.

Phone:   844.413.2690

1443 County Road 103, Georgetown, TX 78626



Seton Psychiatric Emergency Services


Opened in the late spring of 2014 at University Medical Center Brackenridge to meet the needs of people in crisis, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

The emergency department provides urgent help and immediate options with a fully trained staff to diagnose and treat behavioral health emergencies.

Behavioral health patients who need emergency medical care are treated first in emergency rooms at University Medical Center Brackenridge and other hospitals. Then, as determined by their treatment team, the patients will be transferred to the new psychiatric emergency department for evaluation after they are medically stabilized.


601 E. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-324-7000

Email: Not provided



Austin Oaks



Offers comprehensive behavioral health and stabilization treatment for children, adolescents and adults

Mental Health Services: inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, social learning behavior modification

Chemical Dependency: detoxification and dual diagnosis

Mobile Assessment Team: group of experienced mental health professionals provides free private assessment and helps determine the appropriate treatment options. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


1407 W. Stassney Ln

Austin, TX 78745-2947

Phone: 512-440-4800

Email: Built into website


Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute




A state-of-the-art 118-bed acute care psychiatric hospital offering comprehensive mental healthcare programs and services for adults, teens, active duty military members and older adults.

In addition to offering inpatient acute care services, GBHI provides outpatient programs that help support patients as they discharge or as an alternative to hospitalization.

Adolescent programs serve boys and girls age 12-17. The inpatient adolescent unit is separate from the adult units.


3101 S Austin Ave.
Georgetown, TX 78626

Phone: 512-819-1100

Email: Built into website


Rock Springs



72-bed specialty hospital located in Georgetown, Texas; provides inpatient and outpatient treatment services to adults suffering from mental illness and/or addiction

Using the latest advancements in program curriculum such as web-based COGNIT®, Good Days Ahead®, and the Hazelden® Co-Occurring Disorders Program, individualized treatment plans are developed and used to begin the journey to recovery and mental wellness


700 Southeast Inner Loop, Georgetown, TX 78626

Phone: 512-819-9400



Seton Shoal Creek




For more than 40 years, Seton has been caring for children, adolescents, adults and seniors who may be experiencing emotional or substance abuse difficulties

Inpatient services at Shoal Creek Hospital include intensive psychiatric stabilization for patients dealing with emotional crises, depression and drug/alcohol dependence

The hospital also facilitates a wide range of support groups and outpatient programs



3501 Mills Ave

Austin, TX 78731

Phone: 512-324-2000

Email: Built into website


 Peer Support Services
  Description Contact Information
Al-Anon & Al-Ateen

Austin Al-Anon/Al-Ateen Information Center

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)


Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
To find meetings near you, please call the 24 Hour Hotline or visit the website.Al-Anon offers hope, and help to families, and friends of alcoholics. Al-Ateen does the same for those under age 20. To find meetings near you, please call (512) 441-8591 or visit the website.
For Al-Anon literature or information about meetings, please visit the Information Center. Hill Country Intergroup 1825 Fortview Road
Suite #104
Austin, Texas 78704
24 Hour Hotline (512) 444-0071www.austinaa.orgAlanon Information Center     6301 Manchaca Road, Ste. F
Austin, TX 78745
Office hours: 10 AM to 2 PM Monday – Friday (512) 441-8591
12 Step 24 Hour Club The 24 Hour Club is always open for anyone in recovery from alcoholism and addiction to be in fellowship with each other.

NA24 has the above services and several beds for those needing a brief transitional place to stay overnight.

1000 Prairie Austin, TX. 78758 (512) 837-9362


Austin Clubhouse


Offers a supportive community for people diagnosed with mental illness. Services include transitional employment, supported employment, and independent employment, as well as social events.

Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9:00AM-4:00PM

4425 Red River St. Austin, TX 78751 (512) 925-5877



Communities for Recovery


A community of individuals supporting life in long-term recovery from substance use and co-occurring mental health issues.

There are three available recovery programs: Back to Basics; Cross Talk; and Dual Disorders Recovery Achievers and two recovery services (Volunteer Peer Support Services and Peer Recovery Coaching) available though Communities for Recovery

The support center offers a computer lab, career closet, resource center, recovery room, and café

There are multiple open meeting times and opportunities to volunteer to give back


Located on the Austin State Hospital Campus

4110 Guadalupe, Bldg. 635

Austin, TX 78751

Phone: 512-758-7686

Email: Multiple options available under “Contact Us” on the website


Palmer Drug Abuse Program (PDAP)



Provides free services to teenagers and young adults who seek and have a desire to live a life free from the effects of drugs and alcohol

Built upon a spiritually based foundation, although non-denominational, the program for the young person consists of 12 steps to recovery emphasizing peer support, weekly meetings, group activities and encouragement

Individual & Family sessions with a licensed chemical dependency counselor

Supervised social activities



Riverbend Church Quad 1 or Quad 2
4214 Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78746

4201 S. Congress Ave. #202
Austin TX 78745


Phone: 512-927-0422



Intensive Out Patient / Residential Treatment
  Description Contact Information
Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center, Austin





As a top rated drug rehab center in Texas, Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) has an Intensive Outpatient (IPO) drug and alcohol rehab program that provides treatment to adolescents (ages 13-18) and adults to help them build a strong foundation for recovery from drug and alcohol abuse.

PaRC also provides family-centered counseling and education to help individuals support their loved ones during drug and alcohol treatment.

Services are offered in the evening, which enables individuals to maintain their day-to-day work or school routine. The program consists of 24 sessions over a five-week period, during which patients attend group counseling sessions for a total of 10 to 15 hours each week.

The program is 12 step based

Collaboration with alternative peer group to provide ongoing age-appropriate sober support to enhance the recovery process


11645 Angus Road, Suite A-3
Austin, TX 78759

Phone: 512-382-6610

Email: Built into the website




Sage Recovery Services and Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program


Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) provides much needed support for high school-aged adolescents who struggle with mental health and/or substance abuse.

Adult services include mental health and substance use disorder therapies with a holistic approach.

Encourage family and/or legal guardians to be involved in the healing process.

Schedule for IOP: 5:00-8:00pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday for 7 weeks


7004 Bee Caves Rd.
Bldg. 2, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78746

Phone: 512-306-1394





Texas Neuro Rehab




A specialized treatment facility located ten minutes from downtown Austin on 67 wooded acres

Provides complex medical and brain injury rehab, dual diagnosis and substance abuse treatment for adults and neuropsychiatric treatment for adults and youth. The capabilities of the facility as a whole allow for integrated and specialized care for children, adolescents and adults facing difficult challenges.

The Ranch Achievement Program is available for children and adolescents between the ages of 8-17 and provides intensive psychiatric day treatment.

The treatment team evaluates and treats psychiatric and behavioral symptoms that are too severe to be managed in outpatient therapy alone, but do not require a 24-hour controlled environment.


Center1106 West Dittmar Road

Austin, Texas 78745

Phone: 512-444-4835


The Ranch:

Phoenix House



Phoenix House offers residential drug and alcohol addiction treatment services for teen males ages 13 – 17 who struggle with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health problems

Clients participate in 12-step work for substance abuse and both cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma-informed therapy to address the underlying co-occurring issues that may be present

Fully accredited AISD credit recovery


400 W Live Oak Street

Austin, TX 78704

Phone: 844-411-5665



 University of Texas at Austin
  Description Contact Information
Counseling & Mental Health Center CMHC provides counseling, psychiatric, consultation, and prevention services that facilitate students’ academic and life goals and enhance their personal growth and well-being.

Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

UT Student Services Building (SSB)

100 W Dean Keeton St, Austin TX, 78712

(512) 471-3515

Center for Students in Recovery CSR provides a safe space and supportive community for students in recovery or seeking recovery from addiction

Come hang out at CSR during our open hours, come to a support group meeting, attend a sober social event or just get in the loop about volunteer opportunities and upcoming activities.

Students at other area schools are also welcome at our meetings.

Programming includes student-organized and student-led peer support group meetings (some of which are 12-Step), as well as sober social activities, service opportunities and educational programming.

CSR is run by full-time staff members and part-time student assistants who are knowledgeable about recovery resources on and off campus


The University of Texas at Austin

Bellmont 222

2109 San Jacinto Blvd.

Austin, TX 78712

Phone: 512-475-6778



Faculty Liaison: Lori Holleran Steiker, Ph.D. (512)415-7308

Drug and Alcohol Public Awareness



A registered student organization at the University of Texas at Austin

Provides tutoring and events for the sober high school and support for the Center for Students in Recovery.

Address: The University of Texas at Austin SSW 1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX 78712

Phone: 512-232-9330


ALPHA 180 Alpha 180 is a lifestyle support program for college students in sobriety. Though we are not part of the Greek system we function as a sober fraternity, incorporating brotherhood & sisterhood, community outreach, and fellowship through a common call to purpose. We are situated in the heart of the West Campus student housing district – walking distance from the University of Texas and Austin Community College. Address: 1904 Nueces St., Austin, TX

Phone: 833-257-4218