Suicide Awareness

Every life matters

In an emergency, dial 911 or call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or Harris County Neuropsychiatry Center (NPC) Help Line 713-970-7070.

Programs for awareness of suicide
The area of suicide awareness is a new initiative with the goal to provide awareness and educational resources to clergy and the parish community.

 Educational Presentations are 45 minutes long and are available for parishes at any time during the year.

 

Resources

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is the nation's largest non-profit dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide

Crisis Intervention of Houston, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with the sole mission to help people in crisis. They offer free, confidential, anonymous crisis and suicide prevention counseling, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


They offer the only Survivor of Suicide Support Group serving Houston/Harris County and immediate surrounding counties.  

THE HOTLINE:  832-416-1177

TEEN: 832-416-1199 (call) |  TEEN: 281-201-4430 (text)

 

During psychiatric emergencies, the following options are available

Neuropsychiatric Center  
A person who voluntarily seeks treatment may call or go to either of these facilities, located in the Texas Medical Center:

  • (NeuroPsychiatric Center (The Harris Center, or MHMRA) 
    1502 Taub Loop, Houston, TX
    713-970-7070, or

  • Ben Taub General Hospital (HCHD)
    1504 Taub Loop, Houston, TX
    713-793-2000