BEXAR COUNTY, Texas -- Isolation brought about by social distancing measures put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to create or exacerbate feelings of loneliness or despair.
If you are suffering, know that there are numerous community resources available to you. Some of these are government agency initiatives, and others come via nonprofits and community groups.
Here is a list of just some of the mental health resources available to Bexar County residents. Please note that some facilities' physical locations are currently closed but many offer online support or support over the phone. It is best to call or visit the facility's website in order to make that determination.
National Crisis Helpline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
National Youth Crisis Hotline
San Antonio Police, Crisis Intervention Team
Centro Med (behavior health clinics)
Good Samaritan Community Services (adult and senior services)
1600 Saltillo St.
House of Neighborly Service (50-plus outreach)
407 N. Calaveras. St.
Jewish Family Services
12500 N.W. Military, Ste. 250
8026 Floyd Curl Dr.
Northeast Baptist Hospital (55-plus)
8811 Village Dr.
University Health Systems (inpatient behavior health)
4502 Medical Dr.
Veterans Administration Hospital
7400 Merton Minter
San Antonio Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
8550 Huebner Rd.
San Antonio Counseling and Behavioral Center
4201 Medical Dr. #330
Pathways Youth & Family Services (individuals, groups, family in-home or office counseling)
4243 Piedras Drive East, Ste. 100
Children's Bereavment Center (grief support, grief counseling)
205 W. Olmos Dr.