National Alliance on Mental Illness – CLICK for NAMI website

Main: (703) 524-7600

Help Line: 1-800-950-6264

NAMI provides support to persons affected by mental illness and their families across the nation through local chapters. Contact national NAMI at the numbers above.



NAMI RGV is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. We hold monthly support group meetings for persons living with mental illness and their loved ones in McAllen, Brownsville and Harlingen. Other group and educational events are also scheduled from time to time, so make sure to check our calendar by clicking Local Calendar in the menu on the left.

Tropical Texas Behavioral Health (TTBH) – CLICK for website

(956) 289-7000

1901 S. 24th Avenue, Edinburg, TX 78539

Adults’ and children’s services for mental health, intellectual disabilities, and substance abuse. Also offers veterans’ services and peer support groups. Outpatient services.

Renaissance Behavioral Center – CLICK for website

(956) 362-4357

(956) 362-877

5510 Raphael Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539

Outpatient and inpatient services for Children, adolescents and adults/geriatric patients – mental health and substance abuse services.

Hope Family Health Center – CLICK for website
(956) 664-3319 or (956) 994-9377
2332 Jordan Road W, McAllen, TX 78503

Provides affordable mental health counseling services to the uninsured in the Lower RGV. Primary areas of counseling are depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, abuse, domestic violence, marital problems, and parent/child relations. (IMPORTANT: In  “Referrals/Scope of Practice” in webpage, please read limitations regarding what can and cannot be addressed by this agency.)

UT-RGV Autism Services Program – CLICK for website

(956) 665-2183

UT-RGV, Edinburg Campus

1201 W University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539

From the Program website: “The mission of the UTRGV Autism Services Program is to provided high quality ABA services to children and adolescents affected by autism in the Rio Grande Valley. We provide individualized support to increase communication and social skills and decrease problem behavior.:

Abundant Grace Counseling Center – CLICK for website

(956) 381-4394

(956) 878-8498

2110 S. McColl Road, Edinburg, TX 78539

NO COST mental health and substance abuse counseling by licensed counselors. May also have a 12-Step program for persons struggling with substance abuse.

Pura Vida Counseling Services

(956) 502-5526

918 W Nolana Loope, Pharr, TX 78577

Mental health counseling and outpatient substance abuse treatment for children, adolescents and adults. Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and private pay accepted.

Silver Ribbon Community Partners (United Way Agency)

(956) 682-1301

Services and resources for seniors 65 or older, including financial assistance and resources for the emergency payment of prescription drugs, shelter, transportation, utilities and cooling costs. May also provide emergency supplies such as diabetes supplies, some medical items and equipment, ensure, glucerna, clothes, and food items,

Loaves and Fishes Ministries – CLICK for website

(956) 423-1014

514 South E Street, Harlingen, TX 78550

Some of the services offered are assistance with prescriptions and durable medical goods, as well as life skills classes. Also provides meals, homeless shelter, GED classes, some computer training, and coaching in interview skills and job leads.


OK2TALK – CLICK for website

An online community for teens and young adults affected by mental illness. OK2TALK encourages teens and young adults to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, struggle, tragedy or hope. Anyone can share creative content like poetry, inspirational quotes, photos, videos, song lyrics and messages of support in a safe and moderated space.

Mental Health America – CLICK for website

(703) 684-7722

(800) 969-6642

MHA is a national organization with local chapters (no RGV chapter) that promotes mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated care and treatment for those who need it. Recovery is the goal.

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