If you are having suicidal thoughts or thoughts about hurting yourself, call one of these crisis lines:

Adapt 24/7 Mobile Crisis Hotline


Suicide & Crisis Center of North Texas 24/7 Crisis Line


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


North Texas Behavioral Health Authority​

NTBHA is the designated Local Behavioral Health Authority for the Dallas Metro Area.

or 1-214-366-9407​

Happy People

You are not alone.

Mental health problems are common. They are treatable. But no one is born knowing how to deal with a mental health issue. Looking for help and resources is an important step in feeling better or helping someone else.

The resources on our site have been carefully prepared to help connect people to experts and providers who can help them.

Want to talk to someone in person?  Southern Area Behavioral Health has a walk-in clinic.

4215 Gannon Lane
Dallas, TX 75237Phone: 972-283-9090Fax: 972-499-0367
Monday: 2pm – 10pm
Tuesday: 2pm – 10pm
Wednesday: 2pm – 10pm
Thursday: 2pm – 10pm
Friday: 2pm – 10pm
Saturday:  2pm – 7pm
Sunday: 2pm – 7pm

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Boarding Homes

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas supports safe, clean boarding homes for those that are recovering from mental illness. For a list of boarding homes, go to

For the most updated, accurate and recent information regarding boarding home facilities and regulations, contact the City of Dallas at 214-670-1972.

*MHA is not responsible for licensing boarding homes.  Contact the City of Dallas at 214-670-1972 to learn about licensing procedures.

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