24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (877)SAFEGBC or (877)723-3422 Mental Health & Substance Abuse Issues

6502 Nursery Drive, Suite 100
Victoria, TX 77904
Fax: (361)578-5500
Regular Hours: M-Fri 8am - 5pm
Every 3rd Thurs of the Month - Extended Hours Until 7 pm

Crisis Intervention Services

Gulf Bend Center offers mental health crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the phone and in the community.  Our crisis services help people recover from a mental health crisis and rebuild their well-being.  Services can be provided in many languages.

A helpline is available for anyone who needs immediate emotional support.

24 Hour Toll-Free Crisis Hotline:  877.723.3422

Crisis Intervention Services Include:

  • An assessment on the degree of danger an individual poses to self or others;
  • The coordination of emergency care services in accordance with the Texas Administrative Code;
  • Behavior skills training to assist the individual in reducing stress and managing symptoms;
  • Problem-solving;
  • Reality orientation to help the individual identify and manage their symptoms of mental illness;
  • Providing guidance and structure to the individual in adapting to and coping with stressors.


  • Crisis intervention services may be provided to:
  • An adult; or
  • A child or adolescent
  • Must be provided one-to-one
  • May be provided:
  • On-site; or
  • In-vivo
  • Must be provided by a QMHP-CS
  • May not be provided to an individual who is currently admitted to a CSU
  • May be provided to an individual who is currently admitted to a CSU
  • May be provided to an individual without first obtaining authorization from the department or its designee in accordance with the Texas Administrative Code
  • May be provided without a treatment plan described in the Texas Administrative Code

Fees: Services are available regardless of ability to pay

Please click on the links below to view our Crisis Services rack cards:

Crisis Brochure (English)

Crisis Brochure (Spanish)