Mental Health and Wellness Resources

We can all use mental health and wellness support at different points in our lives.

Whether you are looking for counseling, addiction recovery programs, parenting classes, or could use help with a major life issue, there are a number of places to start in Bexar County.

Below are free or affordable resources to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

  • Clinics & Nonprofits
  • Hospital & Crisis Resources
  • Support Groups
  • Schools
  • Churches
  • Exercise, Arts Groups & Clubs
  • Parents and Youth Services
  • Resources for Schools & Mental Health Providers

If this is an emergency, call 988 for the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

Thank you to Health Confianza’s Community Health Workers and Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT program), housed at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, for reviewing our resource lists.  

Disclaimer: Placement on this list is not an endorsement of the services available at these clinics, businesses, providers or community centers. Thes lists are not intended to be a complete list of local Bexar County health providers nor does it list all location providers may offer. Last reviewed 5/2/2023.

Clinics & Nonprofits

There are a number of clinics and nonprofits that provide free or affordable therapy, services and/or classes, both in-person and online. If you are not sure where to begin, your trusted neighborhood Community Health Workers/Promotoras can help guide you on your options.

Clinics and NonprofitsServicesPhoneAddressZip
Alamo Area Resource Center - AARCOffers mental health services for people living with HIV. In person or virtually.
(210) 625-7200 303 N Frio St 78207
Auravia Therapy & WellnessOffers counseling services to children, teens, individuals, and families.(210) 858-61278331 Fredericksburg Rd, #1604 78229
Department of Behavioral Health | Bexar County, TXOffers access to mental health support to individuals who cannot afford insurance or pay for services.
Call or text: 988
Corazon Harm ReductionServes homeless and marginalized people by providing a day center and resource hub, medical clinic, harm reduction outreach, housing case management, hot meals, clothing, warm showers, hygiene items, access to recovery groups and spiritual services.
(210) 226-8341 504 Ave E
CrosspointProvides residential support with outpatient treatment services for men with co-occurring disorders in need of post-crisis stabilization or early justice system intervention.(210) 225-0864301 Yucca St78203
Ellie Mental HealthOffers therapy, couples therapy, online therapy, family therapy, children’s therapy, medication management, grief therapy, trauma-informed therapy, EMDR Therapy and art therapy. (210) 538-6335, Send email  8207 Callaghan Rd, #350 78230
EndeavorsOffers faith-based mental health and wellness services.210-399-48386363 De Zavala Rd, #30078249
Esperanza Eating Disorders CenterProvides evidence-based treatment approaches, skill building and healthy coping behaviors for recovery.(210) 253-9763140 Heimer Rd, #400 78232
Evidence of GraceOffers counseling services to children, teens, individuals, and families.(210) 436-2339803 Castroville Rd, #134 78237
Family ServiceOffers support for anxiety, child abuse and neglect prevention, depression, domestic violence, grief support, LGBTQ issues, substance abuse outpatient treatment, life skills, parenting and more.(210) 299-2406702 San Pedro Ave, various locations78212
Guardian HouseProvides support for children and parents in high-conflict divorce situations.(210) 733-3349 1818 San Pedro Ave78212
Harvey E Najim Hope Center - The Children's ShelterOffers children an outpatient mental health clinic, family support services; psychiatric services.(210) 212-25002939 W Woodlawn Ave 78228
HereforTexas.comOffers a mental health navigation line that connects you to a trained mental health navigator who can offer support and information about mental health services and resources in your area.
(972) 525-8181
Jewish Family ServiceOffers traditional and non-traditional mental health services.JFS provides wrap-around support through partners to ensure clients have access to basic necessities, transportation, child care and more.(210) 302-6920, inf@jfsi-sa.org12500 NW Military Hwy, #250, services available to all of San Antonio and surrounding counties.
Methodist Hospital Specialty and TransplantOffers adult and geriatric behavioral health services.(210) 575-05008026 Floyd Curl Dr78229
Mission Reach Wellness & Counseling CenterOffers mental health services.(210) 533-11121151 Mission Rd78210
Narcotic Anonymous - Esperanza AreaOffers a fellowship for men and women in recovery. This website serves the Esperanza Area of Narcotics Anonymous, which includes San Antonionio and surrounding cities.(210) 434-0665 , (800) 221-9091
New Season Treatment Center Offers opioid addiction treatment and recovery services in San Antonio and surrounding areas including Castroville, Macdona, Von Ormy, Somerset, Lytle, Leon Valley, Helotes, Alamo Heights and China Grove. (877) 284-70743701 W Commerce78207
Nueva Vida Behavioral Health Associates Inc.Provides individuals and families with programming focused on coping, life transitions and life skills.(210) 616-08289500 Tioga Dr, various locations
Presa Community CenterProvides counseling services 210-532-5295; raquirre@presa.org3721 S. Presa78210
Rape Crisis Center San AntonioOffers free, confidential counseling services to survivors of sexual violence and anyone else who’s been impacted, including survivors’ non-offending acquaintances, friends, family and partners.(210) 349-7273, Support Groups Office, (210) 521-7273, Hotline 24-hour, (210) 349-72734606 Centerview Dr, #240 78228
Rise RecoveryOffers programs and services for teens, young adults and families overcoming the effects of drugs and alcohol. Offers telehealth recovery support(210) 227-2634P.O. Box 15322, The Charlie Naylor Campus, 2803 Mossrock78212, 78230
SA Clubhouse - San Antonio Clubhouse - Form CommunitiesProvides resources for community-driven mental health programs, called Clubhouses. 6851 Citizens Pkwy #100 78229
San Antonio Recovery CenterOffers drug and alcohol addiction rehab programs tailored to individual medical, emotional, physical, and spiritual concerns.(866) 514-02755806 Culebra Rd,
8975 Cagnon Rd
78228, 78252
Stellar CounselingProvides counseling services to children, teens, individuals, couples and families. Sliding scale and reduced fees at around $85 per session.(210) 769-38111818 S. New Braunfels, Ave. Suite 30578210
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.National Helpline: (800) 662-HELP (4357) SAMHSA Disaster Distress Hotline: (Toll-free English/Español) (800) 985-5990
The Center for Health Care Services Provides integrated care for children and adults with mental health conditions, substance use challenges and intellectual or developmental disabilities.24-Hour Crisis & Substance line, (210) 262-CHCS (2427); Mobile Crisis Outreach Team, (210) 223-7233 6800 Park Ten Blvd, Suite 200-S,
Crisis Care Center: 601 N. Frio, 24/7 walk-in services,
The Center for Health Care Services' SMART ProgramOffers emergency and non-emergency mental health support through Bexar County's first responder infrastructure. (833) 501-2427,
If you are in crisis, call (210) 223-7233.
Bexar County, serves the area of unincorporated Bexar County and 26 suburban cities.
The Ecumenical CenterOffers counseling, support groups and events and workshops for all ages. Its services include: adolescent counseling, adult counseling, play therapy, marriage and couple counseling, active military and veteran counseling, and geriatric counseling.(210) 616-0885 or email Lejla Cenanovic at Lcenanovic@ecrh.org8310 Ewing Halsell Dr 78229
YMCA of Greater San AntonioOffers counseling services to members and non-members. Various locations throughout San Antonio.(210) 796-37321213 Iowa St78203

Hospital & Crisis Resources

Local and regional hospitals, government agencies and providers offer comprehensive mental health services and programs, as well as crisis and emergency services.

Hospital & Crisis ResourcesServicesPhoneAddressZipAffordable, Accept Medicaid, Reduced Fee or Sliding ScaleAge Range
988 Suicide and Crisis LifelineOffers 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, as well as prevention and crisis resources988No Cost5 years old and up, Adults
Baptist Health SystemProvides senior inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, intensive outpatient services, partial hospitalization services(210) 297-7411111 Dallas St78205Accepts Medicaid and MedicareSeniors 55 and up
Be Well Texas Provides addiction treatment and recovery services anywhere in Texas.(888) 85-BeWellNo cost
Cedar Hills BehavioralProvides inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, intensive outpatient services, partial hospitalization services(210) 876-50011975 Babcock Rd78229Accepts Medicaid and Medicare18 years old and up
Center For Health Care Services- Crisis LineOffers a 24-hour crisis and substance use helpline(210) 223-7233No Cost
Clarity Child Guidance CenterProvides inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, intensive outpatient services, partial hospitalization services(210) 616-03008535 Tom Slick78299Accepts MedicaidChildren 3-17 years old
Laurel Ridge Treatment CenterProvides inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, intensive outpatient services, partial hospitalization services(210) 491-940017720 Corporate Woods Dr 78259Accepts MedicaidAdults
Methodist Hospital Specialty and TransplantProvides inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, intensive outpatient services, partial hospitalization services(210) 575-05098026 Floyd Curl Dr78229Accepts MedicaidSeniors
San Antonio Behavioral HealthCare HospitalProvides inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, intensive outpatient services, partial hospitalization services(210) 541-53008550 Huebner Rd 78240Accepts MedicaidAdults and Seniors
University HospitalProvides inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, intensive outpatient services, partial hospitalization services(210) 358-40004502 Medical DrAccepts Medicaid

Support Groups

Support groups bring together people who are going through or have gone through similar life experiences. This could be cancer, addiction, grief or caregiving. These groups, which are often led by a trained or licensed facilitator, can be a source for resource connection, information and social support.

*Source Mayo Clinic

Support GroupsServicesPhoneAddressZip
Alcoholic AnonymousProvides a fellowship program for men and women in recovery from alchoholism.Helpline, (210) 828-6235; (210) 821-6325; Spanish Helpline, (210) 409-8524Across Bexar county and online.
Big Mama's Safe HouseOffers free group therapy sessions.(210) 212-2500; info@chshel.org214 Bluebonnet St 78202
Circle of Arms | Coffee ConnectionsOffers adult connections groups with discussions on health, relationships, employment, resources, and daily news topics. Once a month at different coffee locations around town. (210) 695-0687
Compadre Y Compadre (The Children’s Shelter)
Offers a 15-week group program for male caregivers to build their parenting knowledge and skills.
(210) 212-25151209 S St. Mary’s St 78210
Corazon Harm ReductionProvides a day center and resource hub for the houseless, medical clinic, harm reduction outreach, housing case management, hot meals, clothing, warm showers, hygiene items, access to recovery groups and spiritual services.
(210) 838-1183 504 Ave E
Eating Recovery CenterOffers free support groups for those struggling with an eating disorder, including anorexia, bulemia and over eating.(210) 529-7365205 E Basse Rd 78209
NAIMI | Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Support Group Offers a support group for Black, Indigenous, People of Color Community 18 years and over who are living with symptoms of a mental health condition. ?(210) 734-3349
NAIMI | Connection Over 40Offers a support group for people 40 years and older who are dealing with stress, anxiety, depression or any other challenges impacting mental health. (210) 734-3349
NAIMI | Veterans Support Group Offers a free support group led by trained veterans using the nationally acclaimed NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group model. Online and confidential.(210) 734-3349
NAIMI |General Mental HealthProvides support during difficult times, including stress, anxiety, depression, or any other mental health condition.(210) 734-3349
NAIMI |LGBTQIA+ CommunityOffers NAMI LGBTQIA+ Connection Recovery Support Group, a 90-minute recovery support group program designed for LGBTQIA+ individuals living with mental health conditions. (210) 734-3349
NAIMI |PTSD TraumaOffers free support groups led by trained veterans using the nationally acclaimed NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group model. (210) 734-3349
NAIMI |Women's Veterans Support GroupOffers free groups led by trained veterans using the nationally acclaimed NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group model. (210) 734-3349
Porter Loring Mortuaries & Cremation Services Offers grief support groups for men, fellowship in grief, women, younger women, forever loved,LGBTQ+ bereavement support, healing holidays
(210) 227-8221
SACADA – San Antonio Counsel on Alcohol and Drug Awareness Offers education, youth prevention programs, information resources and services to prevent alcohol and substance use disorders. (210) 225-4741South Texas Centre- Davy Coy Building, 7500 HWY 90 West, #201

San Antonio Fatherhood CampaignProvides support and education to fathers.(210) 227-3463  1616 E Commerce St 78205
TEKUOffers a free Wellness course providing foundational mental health education, brief yoga sessions, and guided meditations to foster mental health and
Texas Grandparents Raising ChildrenOffers free support groups that discuss relevant topics to grandpartents who are raising grandchildren. (210) 762-3208
The Center - Pride Center San AntonioOffers free group therapy with an experienced licensed marriage and family therapist.(210) 370-7743 (PRIDE)1303 McCullough Ave #160 78212
The Ecumenical CenterOffers an array of counseling and related consultation options. (210) 616-08858310 Ewing Halsell Dr 78229
Veterans Recovery Integrative Immersion Process (Vet TRIP)Offers PTSD Counseling programs, stress release/control sessions, yoga/Tai Chi/exercise classses.
Wounded Warrior ProjectOffers peer/support groups, marriage and family counseling for qualifying veterans.(210) 569-030012672 Silicon Dr, #10578249

Schools & Universities

Some local school and universities provide affordable or free mental health services for the local community.

Schools & UniversitiesServicesPhoneAddressZip
Community Counseling Service (Our Lady of the Lake University)Offers individual, couple/marital, or family counseling and psychological testing.(210) 434-1054,
590 N General McMullen78228
Family Life Center at St. Mary's UniversityProvides counseling services, including marriage and family counseling, mental health counseling, couples counseling, psychotherapy, and play therapy.(210) 438-6411251 W Ligustrum Dr78228
Harlendale Care CenterOffers a range of services to support the well-being of Harlandale ISD students, families and community members.(210) 989-52477026 S Flores St78221
UTSA Sarabia Family Counseling CenterProvides free counseling and psycho-educational services to the community through university-sponsored clinics and community partnerships.(210) 458-2055501 W César E. Chávez Blvd78207


Some local churches offer an array of mental health and wellness services. Keep in mind that some of these services and programs may be faith-based, so it is good to ask about this in advance to make sure it’s the right fit for you.

Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM)Offers faith-based mental health programs.(210) 223-4099, (210) 697-5771 1100 McCullough Ave, 5084 De Zavala 78215, 78249
Chrysalis MinistryOffers life skills classes, including anger management, 12-step faith-based substance abuse and recovery, healthy relationships, money management and parenting classes.(210) 299-4540 509 San Pedro Ave78212
Grace Counseling by Catholic Charities Archdioces of San AntonioProvides mental health care based on the need and request of the client: faith-based counseling, trauma-informed care, stress management, couples, family therapy, and groups.(210) 377-11332911 S New Braunfels78210
Heart 2 Heart Support and Recovery Groups  First Baptist Church of San Antonio Offers support and recovery groups, including divorce care, grief share, men's freedom group, Journey to Restoration, and cancer care.

(210) 226-0363, 515 McCullough Ave78215
Porter Loring Mortuaries | Grief SupportProvides support groups for men, fellowship in grief, women, younger women, forever loved, LGBTQ+ bereavement support, healing holidays and more.
(210) 227-8221
St Mark's Episcopal ChurchProvides support to cope with and recover from personal and community crises.(210) 226-2426315 E Pecan St78205
Women's Downtown Clinic at the First Presbyterian Church Offers women's studies and support groups.(210) 394-2045404 N Alamo St78205

Exercise, Arts Groups & Clubs

One proven way to improve mental health and wellbeing is to grow our social support systems. Joining a club, activity, exercise program or art group can help build community and personal resiliency.

Exercise, Arts Groups & ClubsDescriptionPhoneAddressZip
Health Confianza Community Health ClubsOffers Community Health Clubs, a neighborhood peer-to-peer format for learning, sharing and improving healthy behaviors. Clubs are free.Confianza@uthscsa.eduVarious locations
House of Neighborly ServicesProvides parents/caregivers with the tools and skills needed to strengthen the child/parent relationship for healthy growth and development. (210) 434-2301407 N Calaveras
St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church Mental Health MinistryOffers support groups and education programs, including Living Grace for adults living with mental health conditions, Family Grace for family and friends of adult living with mental health issues, and National Alliance on Mental Illness Family-to-Family, a free, 8-session education program.

NAMI San Antonio
(210) 734-3349, ext. 102, Donald & Mary O'Connor
202 W. Kronkosky St, Boerne, TX78006
Yanawana HerbolariosProvides programs that share, preserve, and honor cultural knowledge of the land and make it universally accessible as a means to empower and revive the practice of holistic living, medical botanical usage, water and land stewardship, and coming together as a community in times of need.(210) 872-8005Info@yanawanaherbolarios.org78114
YMCAOffers counseling and well-being services with licensed and pre-licensed professionals. It serves youth, veterans, seniors, and families and couples. In addition to counseling services, it provides support groups, workshops, seminars and events.(210) 796-37321213 Iowa, 3122 Roosevelt Ave, 5538 Walzem Rd, 2900 Ruiz St78203, 78214, 78218, 78228

Parents & Youth Services

There are a number of affordable or free programs and services available aimed at improving parenting and family relationships, and the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. See if one might be the right fit for you and your family.

Parents and Youth ServicesServicesPhoneAddressZip
Children's Bereavement CenterProvides grief support programs for children through young adulthood in South Texas.(210) 736-4847205 W Olmos Dr78212
Clarity Child Guidance CenterProvides children behavioral health services, including prevention and education, outpatient services, partial hospitalization program and crisis services and inpatient care.(210) 616-03008535 Tom Slick78229
Family Life Center at St. Mary's UniversityOffers counseling services, including marriage and family counseling, mental health counseling, couples counseling, psychotherapy, play therapy and more.(210) 438-6411251 W. Ligustrum Dr78228
Family Service- Early Childhood Well-being ProgramProvides free counseling, early childhood well-being and positive behavorial support for families with children aged 0 to 8 years.(210) 563-8988702 San Pedro Ave, various locations78212
Family Service- KidShare ProgramOffers KidShare, supervised visitations and safe exchange services for custodial and non-custodial parents.(210) 299-2476702 San Pedro Ave, various locations78212
Family Service- Parenting Education and SupportOffers Helping Children Cope with Divorce, a one-day class for divorcing parents to help families adjust to their new normal.(210) 299-2400702 San Pedro Ave, various locations78212
Pathways Youth & Family ServicesProvides trauma-informed mental health counseling, therapy and psychiatrists to youth and families.(210) 733-7117, referrals@mosaic-consult.com1919 NW Loop 410
Ste. 201
Roy Maas Youth AlternativesProvides comprehensive residential care and counseling services to children needing a safe place to live. (210) 340-8077; info@rmya.org3103 West Ave78213
St. PJ’s Children’s HomeProvides comprehensive care for children and families following abuse, neglect, or trauma (victim of crime). The Family First Parenting Program provides material assistance, counseling, referrals, parenting education, and other resources to strengthen families.(210) 533-1203, info@stpjhome.org919 Mission Rd78210
UT Teen HealthOffers Teen Health Clinic services, and Project YES - evidence-based, online modules for adolescents that may be feeling anxiety and stress. (210) 358-8255903 W Martin78207

Resources for Schools & Providers

If you are a mental health professional and/or work in a school district, take advantage of state-wide programs intended to connect people and students with mental health and wellness resources.

Resources for Schools & Providers (For Educators and Mental Health Professionals).ServicesPhoneZip
Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN)Offers real-time access to a multidisciplinary network of mental health experts in your Texas region—including child psychiatrists—for peer-to-peer consults by phone, vetted and personalized referrals and resources, and behavioral health CMEs.888-901-CPAN (2726)Texas
Strong StartOffers the STRONG STAR Training Initiative, which aims to meet the need for community mental health professionals who can effectively treat PTSD. The Consortium offers workshops, webinars, consultations and Continuing Education Credits.ADMIN@STRONGSTARTRAINING.orgTexas
Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT)Provides telemedicine or telehealth programs to school districts to help identify and assess the behavioral health needs of children and adolescents and provide access to mental health services.