National Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 1 – 7 is recognized as National Mental Illness Awareness Week.

Visit these sites for information and support regarding mental illness:

Mental Health Texas:

Texas Health & Human Services Mental Health and Substance Abuse:

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness):

Very Well Mind:

If you or someone you know is in crisis, you can call or text the number 988, or chat through the site Deaf or hard of hearing individuals may access the service by calling 711 and then 988. The hotline also provides Spanish-speaking staff and interpreter services for more than 240 languages and dialects.