General / Financial Resources
Online Support Groups
National Alliance on Mental Illness - Family and Peer Support Groups
Alzheimer's Association Online Support Groups
Mindful Wellness Center of Austin (low cost online meditation classes)
Substance Abuse Treatment Resources
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Virtual Recovery Resources
LiveAnotherDay (Lists of the best mental health resources for the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous & People of Color) community AND lists of the best-rated and accredited treatment providers.
Free or Low Cost Therapy Options
www.giveanhour.org - Give an Hour®’s mission is to develop national networks of volunteer professionals capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions that arise within our society. Historically they have also provided service to military and military affiliated populations.
Affordable Counseling in Austin - Therapy services in the Austin area (and all of Texas if seeking virtual therapy) that range in cost from $0 to $100 per session.
Texas State University — Low cost individual (child and adult), relationship, and family therapy provided at the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses and open to all community members
Open Path Collective — Reduced cost individual, relationship, and family therapy ranging from $30-$60 (up to $80 for relationship and family therapy)
Capital Area Counseling — Low cost individual, relationship, family, and group therapy
SIMS Foundation — Low cost individual (child and adult), relationship, family, band, and group therapy for musicians
YWCA Greater Austin — Sliding-scale individual, relationship, family, and group therapy. Free services to women veterans, members of selected daycare centers, and those receiving Crime Victim Compensation.
SAFE — No cost individual (child and adult), group, and family therapy for survivors of sexual assault, abuse, domestic violence, and human trafficking.
Flatwater Foundation — No cost therapy for individuals diagnosed with cancer and their families
Lifeworks— Sliding-scale services for youth, adults, and families
Austin Child Guidance Center— Sliding-scale services for children and families
Texas State University— Low cost individual (child and adult), relationship, and family therapy provided at the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses and open to all community members
Out Youth— Low to no cost individual therapy for LGBTQ+ youth and young adults as well as family support
Integral Care — Low to no cost services for adults and children with mental health concerns, substance use concerns, and intellectual or developmental needs
NAMI - National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - Free peer to peer and family to family support groups. Additional resources found on their own Resources page.
St. Edward’s University Community Counseling Clinic — Low cost individual, relationship, and family therapy for anyone in the greater Austin area. You can learn more by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the center at 512-428-1242.
Jewish Family Service — Sliding-scale child and adult therapy and support groups (you don’t have to be Jewish to receive services)