Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral Centers (OSARs)


How to Access Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Outreach, Screening, Assessment and Referral Centers (OSARs) may be the first point of contact for those seeking substance abuse treatment services. Regardless of ability to pay, Texas residents who are seeking substance abuse services and information may qualify for services based on need. OSARs are now located at Local Mental Health Authorities (LMHAs) in 11 Health and Human Service regions.

For immediate and confidential help, 24 hours a day, seven days a week please call the OSAR/LMHA in your region. (Note: Counties served by each OSAR are listed below the contact information in the list of OSAR/LMHAs.)

You may also call or contact 211 Texas. Dial 2-1-1 or call 877-541-7905.

 


List of all LMHA/OSAR centers in Texas:

 

HHSC Regions

1. StarCare Specialty Health System

1950 Aspen Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79404
Crisis Phone: 806-740-1414 or
(800) 687-7581
Intake Phone: 806-740-1421
Website: http://www.starcarelubbock.org

Serving Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Cochran, Collingsworth, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Garza, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, King, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Terry, Wheeler and Yoakum Counties

 

2 Helen Farabee Centers

1000 Brook St.
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Crisis Phone: 800-621-8504
Main Phone: 940-397-3143
Substance Abuse: 940-397-3391
Website: http://www.helenfarabee.org/

Serving Archer, Baylor, Brown, Callahan, Clay, Coleman, Comanche, Cottle, Eastland, Fisher, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Jones, Kent, Knox, Mitchell, Montague, Nolan, Runnels, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger and Young Counties

 

3 MHMR of Tarrant County

3840 Hulen Tower North
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Crisis Phone: 800-866-2465
Substance Abuse Information, Screening and Referral Phone: 800-866-2465
Main Agency Phone: 817-569-4600
Website: http://www.mhmrtc.org/

Serving Cooke, Denton, Erath, Fannin, Grayson, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant and Wise Counties

 

3  ValueOptions - NorthSTAR Program

Access Line Phone: 1-888-800-6799
Crisis Phone: 1-866-260-8000
Website: www.valueoptions.com/northstar/services.htm

Serving Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties

 

4 Andrews Center Behavioral Healthcare System

2323 West Front St.
Tyler, TX 75702-7747
Crisis Phone:  1-877-934-2131
Main Phone: 903-597-1351
Website: http://www.andrewscenter.com/

Serving Anderson, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood Counties

 

5 Burke

2001 S. Medford Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75901-5699
Crisis Phone: 800-445-8562 or 800-392-8343
Main Phone: 936-634-5753
Website: http://www.myburke.org/

Serving Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler Counties


6 The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)

9401 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77074
Helpline: Main Line: 713-970-7000/Toll free: 866-970-4770
For people with hearing impairments: 800-735-2988 
Website: http://www.mhmraharris.org
Serving Harris County 
For Substance Abuse Services please call The Council on Recovery
Direct: 281-200-9240 or The Helpline: 713-970-7000
Serving Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Walker, Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Matagorda, Waller and Wharton Counties

 

6 Gulf Coast Center

123 Rosenberg, Ste. 6
Galveston, TX 77550
Crisis Phone: 866-729-3848
Main Phone: 409-944-4365
Toll Free: 844-704-1291
Website: http://www.gulfcoastcenter.org/

Serving Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Matagorda, Waller and Wharton Counties


7 Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

1009 N. Georgetown St.
Round Rock, TX 78664
Crisis Phone: 800-841-1255
Main Phone: 1-844-309-6385
Website:  http://www.bbtrails.org/

Serving Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Brazos, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Grimes, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano, Madison, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, Washington and Williamson Counties

 

8 The Center for Health Care Services

601 N. Frio, Bldg. II-Entrance C
San Antonio, TX 78207
Crisis Phone: 800-316-9241 or  210-223-7233
Main Phone: 210-261-3076 or email OSAR@chcsbc.org
Website: http://www.chcsbc.org/

Serving Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, La Salle, Lavaca, Maverick, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Wilson and Zavala Counties

 

9 Permian Basin Community Centers for MHMR

401 E. Illinois
Midland, TX 79701
Crisis Phone: 844-420-3964
Main Phone: 432-570-3333
Substance Abuse Referrals: 844-420-3964
Website: http://www.pbmhmr.com/

Serving Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward and Winkler Counties

 

10 Emergence Health Network (EHN)

9565 Diana Drive
El Paso, TX 79924
Appointments and Information: 915-747-3605 
Fax: 915-757-2621
Crisis Phone: 915-779-1800
EHN Main Phone: 915-887-3410
Website: http://emergencehealthnetwork.org/osar/

Serving Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis and Presidio Counties

 

11 Tropical Texas Behavioral Health

1901 S. 24th Avenue, Edinburg TX  
Hours of operation: 8am-5pm
Crisis Phone: 1-877-289-7199
Main Phone: 1-800-813-1233
Website: http://www.ttbh.org/

Serving Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Cameron, Duval, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Webb, Willacy and Zapata Counties

 

Last updated September 1, 2016