Mental Health Outline

In crisis? Text HOME to 741741 for free, 24/7 support in the US from a trained Crisis Counselor.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) connects the caller to a certified crisis center near where the call is placed.
Harris Health Crisis Hotline: 713-970-7000
Crisis Outreach Team: 713-970-7520
Fort Bend County Crisis Hotline: 800-633-5686
Youth Mental Health Line: 1-888-568-1115
Child-Help USA: 1-800-422-4453 (24 hour toll free) Coping With Stress.

KeepSafe Connections from The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD – Community Training Department.

Mental Health Support Resources

Child and Adolescent Services

Call 713-486-2700 to schedule an appointment.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

One of the leading providers of psychiatric care for children and adolescents in the Greater Houston area. Our clinical faculty and staff offer a wide range of assessments and treatments in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • UT Physicians Outpatient Clinics offer comprehensive services at multiple convenient locations throughout the region.
  • UT Physicians Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic–BBSB offers additional specialty services listed below in the Texas Medical Center. Call our clinic at 713-486-2700 to schedule an appointment.
  • UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC) offers inpatient psychiatric services.
  • The UT Physicians Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic provides treatment for children and adolescents experiencing mood disorders, including major depressive disorder (MDD), treatment-resistant depression and dysthymia. Led by board certified child and adolescent psychiatrists, our team will work with the patient and their family to develop a plan that may combine medication, psychotherapy and other innovative treatment options.
    Services include:

    • Psychiatric Evaluation
    • Medication Management
    • Psychological Testing
    • Second Opinion Assessments
    • Individual Therapy
    • Family Therapy
    • Group Therapy
    • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
    • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
    • Pharmacogenomic Testing (genetic testing to assist in guiding selection of psychiatric medications)

    UT Physicians Psychiatry provides comprehensive psychiatric outpatient services to children, adolescents, and adults to assess psychological and physical concerns. Our psychiatrists provide a wide range of diagnostic services and develop an individualized treatment plan for each patient. Our medical professionals will work with you to set goals, develop a customized plan based on your needs, and monitor progress. Patients come from around the Greater Houston area and beyond for our clinical expertise.

    UT Physicians Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic-BBSB
    Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences Building (BBSB)
    1941 East Road , Suite 2100
    Houston, TX 77054
    (713) 486-2700

    UT Physicians is a preferred provider for many health plans. Check the list of contracted insurance plans below. If you don’t see your plan listed, please contact them at 888-4UT-DOCS (488-3627). We are committed to assisting you in accessing our health care services.

    Prior to Appointment

    • UT Physicians will verify your insurance.
    • Check with your health insurance carrier for final determination regarding specific covered services since they are subject to change.

    Geriatric Psychiatry Clinics

    UT Physicians Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic-BBSB
    1941 East Road, Suite 2100
    Houston, TX 77054
    (713) 486-2700. Breno S. Diniz M.D.