The Austin Travis County Suicide Prevention Coalition is providing this information to you as a courtesy. This volunteer group of Austin and Travis County community members is working to successfully implement the Austin Travis County Plan for Suicide Prevention : Guidelines for Suicide Prevention which was submitted to Mayor Will Wynn in August 2005
The APD Austin Crisis Intervention Team office can be reached at 512-854-3450.
IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS OR NEED IMMEDIATE HELP DIAL 911.
Seton Shoal Creek Hospital — 512-324-2029
Seton Shoal Creek Hospital provides mental health and substance abuse services, which include intensive psychiatric stabilization for patients dealing with issues such as emotional crises, depression and drug and alcohol dependence on a 24-hour basis. Children, adolescents, adults and senior adults are treated on an inpatient or outpatient basis. The hospital facilitates a wide range of support groups which meet on a regular basis. Licensed staff are on-call 24 hours a day.
Austin State Hospital (ASH) — 512-419-2810
ASH is a publicly funded hospital that provides psychiatric care to a 36-county region in Central Texas. The focus of treatment is stabilization of acute psychiatric illness and return to the community. ASH provides care through three large services — Adult Psychiatric Services, Specialty Adult Services, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services.
St. David’s Pavilion — 512-867-5800
Located in downtown Austin, St. David’s Pavilion provides inpatient and outpatient services to stabilize symptoms of depression, anxiety and other behavioral health disorders complicated by aging. Assessments can be arranged by calling the facility. The diagnosis of need for admission in Texas can only be determined by a licensed physician. Services are covered by Medicare and most insurance plans.