24-hour Crisis Line: 713-970-7000, press 1
Crisis Text Line: Text “SUPPORT” to 713-970-TEXT from 6:00pm-1:00am
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Mental Health Outpatient

Comprehensive Psychiatric
Emergency Program

Intellectual Disability &
Autism Services

Mental Health Forensic


Crisis Care Available 24 Hours a Day 7 Days a Week.  

The NeuroPsychiatric Center (NPC) is a crisis and emergency center that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is the main public mental health emergency program in Harris County. The NPC serves over 10,000 consumers a year. Adults, adolescents, and children come to the NPC for help. Many of those served are indigent or uninsured. Individuals seeking services may come voluntarily or may be brought to the NPC by law enforcement.

The goal of NPC is to quickly and accurately evaluate consumers with mental health emergencies. NPC uses the least restrictive means possible to stabilize people so that they may return to the community and stay out of the hospitals and jails. The NPC has several programs that serve anyone with an emergent or urgent psychiatric condition.

Location – 1502 Taub Loop, Houston, TX 77030
Hours of Operation: Open 24 hours a day; front door locked between midnight and 7:00 a.m. Ring doorbell left of sliding glass doors for entry during those times.
Parking – Ben Taub Visitor Parking (does have a cost)
Contact – 713-970-7070 HelpLine 24 hours a day for questions or support




The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD strives to provide high quality, efficient, and cost effective services
so that persons with mental disabilities may live with dignity as fully functioning, participating, and contributing members of our community,
regardless of their ability to pay based on a sliding scale rate schedule.

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