Providing Behavioral Health Services in Rural South Texas

Crisis Services ~ 24/7 Crisis Hotline

Coastal Plains community Center offers an innovative array of psychiatric crisis services available around the clock. If you or someone you're concerned about needs assistance during a time of crisis, call the 24/7 toll free Crisis Hotline at 1-800-841-6467 or come to one of our service locations. Dedicated professionals work closely with individuals and their families to resolve an immediate psychiatric crisis while ensuring safety in a respectful, compassionate manner.


A psychiatric crisis can include, but is not limited to:

● Feeling that you’re at risk of hurting yourself or someone else

● The sense that you can no longer cope with life

● Feelings of severe or overwhelming anxiety or fear


Psychiatric Crisis services are available to all persons in our nine (9) county catchment area.



Suicide Prevention Hotlines:


National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline number for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and for those with speech disabilities who use a TTY 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)


Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender Youth Suicide Hotline 1-866-4U-TREVOR


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Hotline & Helpline 1-800-784-2433


Texas Suicide Support Groups

Go to for listing support group in Texas.

Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT)


The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT) goes into the community in the Coastal Plains nine (9) county catchment area to provide crisis services and support to individuals in a mental health crisis. MCOT often evaluates and provides services to individuals in their home, school, the local emergency room, places of business, or anywhere in the community.


MCOT team is made up of an array of qualified and highly trained mental health professionals.

MCOT services are available for immediate response 24 hours a day.

MCOT services focus on providing timely crisis assessments and development of a treatment plan unique to the individual’s needs.

MCOT team member will often also follow up with individuals after a crisis to ensure they receive the support needed.

MCOT works closely with local law enforcement, other mental health community providers, psychiatric hospitals and other community partners to ensure the highest level of collaborative assistance.

MCOT receives referrals on individuals of all ages from community agencies, schools, law enforcement, local hospitals, families, and individuals.

Suicide Prevention Associations:


Mental Health America TexasTexas has 15 Suicide Prevention CoalitionsVisit to locate the one nearest you.


Texas Suicide Prevention Council1210 San Antonio Street, Suite 200Austin, Texas 78701512-454-37061-800-633-3760

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center

Suicide Fact Sheets

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

SAMSHA Suicide Prevention in Primary Care

Texas Suicide Prevention Council

Preventing Suicides: A Toolkit for High Schools



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