The following links can assist you in finding resources Smith County and the state of Texas.

  • Local Mental Health Authority
  • Counties served: Smith, Wood, Rains, Van Zandt, Henderson
  • Adults: Provides help and support to individuals and families managing: Depression, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and IDD.
  • Children and Adolescents: ADHD, Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances, Mental Illness, IDD
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Fees are based on the individual’s ability to pay
  • www.andrewscenter.com

  • Lifeline Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • Lifeline Chat available 24 hours a day
  • Lifeline Chat is available for individuals in crisis
  • Lifeline Chat is also available to provide crisis resources for loved ones and professionals
  • Contact is free and confidential
  • Contact: 1-800-273-8255 (deaf and hearing-impaired services are available)
  • https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families.
  • Founded in 1979 there are now over 1100 local groups in communities across the country
  • Local affiliates offer monthly support groups for individuals and families
  • Contact: (903) 308-0200
  • www.namityler.org

  • Aunt Bertha is a national search engine for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.
  • Aunt Bertha’s network connects people seeking help and verified social care providers that serve them
  • www.auntbertha.com

  • An online social services directory to ensure that people can easily find help in times of need
  • Local search engine serving Anderson, Cherokee, Rusk, and Smith Counties.
  • Links include: mental health services, food, healthcare, housing and general support
  • A project of East Texas Human Needs Network
  • www.903Help.org

  • Do you need help finding mental health resources near you?
  • Go to https://mentalhealthtx.org/ for easy access to the information you need.
  • You’ll find information on mental health conditions, hotline numbers, social services, resources, and much more – including resources to help you get through COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Information is also available en español.

Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team  

C/O ETHNN   I   PO Box 7042, Tyler, TX 75711  I   903.216.3211