Emergency & Other Resources

If you or someone you care about is facing a life-threatening emergency, including a threat of injury to self or someone else, call 911 immediately.


If you or someone you care about is experiencing a mental health crisis, please be aware of these local resources as good places to look for the support you need:


Your Primary Care Physician. A great place to start initial mental health screening and care is at your regular doctor or pediatrician. PCPs can rule out potential medical causes for symptoms and help with a referral in the right direction for the appropriate level of care.

Your local county’s mental health service provider. For example, Collin County's mental health services are provided free or on a sliding scale by LifePath. Visit www.lifepathsystems.org for more information about the many services LifePath offers.


The Crisis TextLine. Text HELP to 741741 to text with a trained crisis worker for free.


Your local county's mobile crisis team. In Collin County, the mobile crisis team can be reached at 877-422-5939.


Your local behavioral hospital. In the McKinney area, adults can receive treatment at Medical City Behavioral Health McKinney (855-341-1025). Carrollton Springs in Carrollton (972-382-5855) is another recommended option for adults. For child or adolescent behavioral hospital care, consider Carrus Health in Sherman (903-870-2600).


Your local Emergency Room. As with a medical emergency, any ER can assess and transfer patients to appropriate providers for urgent behavioral health intervention.