Patient Resources

Resources for your family

At Texas Children’s Hospital, we’re proud to partner with you to make daily life a little bit easier. We’ve assembled a variety of resources intended to help you understand and address common childhood challenges and better access support and services in our local community.

Community resources

The Behavioral Health team has assembled an extensive list of community resources and other information for parents and caregivers. This downloadable PDF includes contact information for local resources related to:

  • ADHD and disruptive behavior
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Autism and developmental concerns
  • Bullying
  • Crisis intervention
  • County mental health services
  • Family services and resources
  • Learning disability and educational resources
  • Nonsuicidal self-injury
  • Parenting
  • Substance abuse

Note that this list of resources does not represent an endorsement of the agencies or providers. It may assist you in obtaining appropriate services for your child.

When immediate action is needed: If you or your child is thinking about harming themselves or attempting suicide, tell someone who can help right away:

  • Call your doctor’s office.
  • Call 911 for emergency services.
  • Go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
  • Call the toll-free, 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255); TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (1-800-799-4889).
  • Ask a family member or friend to help you make these calls or take you to the hospital.

Information for caregivers

We also offer helpful information and guidance on common topics caregivers may have questions about when seeking treatment for their child or teen.