San Antonio Community Resource Directory
UT Health San Antonio (School )

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is now called UT Health San Antonio. We remain dedicated to providing the best in health careers education, biomedical research, patient care, and community service to San Antonio and the South Texas/Border Region. Through undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs, the faculty is committed to educating health professionals who will provide excellent patient care and research that can be applied to treat and prevent disease.

UT Health San Antonio serves San Antonio and the 50,000 square-mile area of South Texas. It extends to campuses in the metropolitan border communities of Laredo, Harlingen, Edinburg and the Rio Grande Valley.

For more information on the many ways we make lives better, visit uthscsa.edu.

Hotlines and Virtual Assistance

Teens across San Antonio and South Texas can improve their mental health while helping others through Project YES (Youth Empowerment & Support).

This online program helps adolescents address common mental health issues and has been shown to reduce depression and anxiety, decrease hopelessness and boost a sense of control.

Participation is anonymous.

Project YES is available in both English and Spanish.

Youth 11 to 17 years old.

Free

Online 24/7

Feeling stressed? Worried? Using drugs and alcohol to cope?

You’re not alone – we’re with you. Texans helping Texans.

Start your recovery journey today with Recovery Texas at no cost.

Not sure where to go for help? Connect with one of our certified peer recovery support specialists who will partner with you to identify ways to best support your recovery and wellness goals.

Reach out by text or phone five days a week on your schedule.

(If you are a minor or the parent/guardian of a minor, please contact the Rise Recovery support line directly by calling 210-729-2273.)

Not ready to talk yet? Click here for a free self-screening tool.

Free

Phone or Text Monday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Patients and their families are supported with care and information that is age-appropriate and empowers good decision making and self-care.

Services:

  • Teen vaccines and immunizations
  • Teen health and puberty development
  • Reproductive health counseling
  • School/sports physicals
  • Behavioral and mental health counseling
  • Referrals to medical specialists
  • Referrals to social services, Nurse-Family Partnership, school-age parenting and GED programs

Ages: 10-24

Free.

Monday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Thursday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Friday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Dr. Kristen Plastino - Obstetrics & Gynecology
(210) 358-3582
Ernest Prince - Family Nurse Practitioner

Healthy teens, healthy communities.

UT Teen Health promotes adolescent health and wellness by encouraging positive youth development and healthy life choices.

Patients and their families are supported with care and information that is age-appropriate and empowers good decision making and self-care.

We offer bilingual behavioral health counseling for teens.

Ages: 13-19

Free.

Monday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Thursday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Ambar Rios, LPC Send email
Maria Gomez, LPC

The UT Behavioral Health New Opportunities for Wellness Clinic provides rapid access to adults in Bexar County.

We offer psychiatry, case management, and counseling services including individual and group treatment.

Adult residents of Bexar County.

Call 210-450-7222 to be screened for eligibility and to schedule an appointment.

Not appropriate for patients experiencing a medical emergency.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Referral line
(210) 450-7222

UT Teen Health is taking a critical leadership role in the effort to improve the health of teens in San Antonio schools. Equipped with health expertise, we provide insight and medical facts that help empower teens to delay sexual debut, and make healthy decisions. Our evidence-based approach aims to decrease teen birth rate, decrease drop-out rate, lower number of STIs, increase STD testing and treatment, and delay sexual debut in our partnering schools and community organizations.

Care Made Easy:

Tough Topics:

Teens Want to Know:

Click here for our curriculum implementation and training.

Need an educational brochure covering contraceptive options in a teen-friendly manner? Available in both English and Spanish.

Check out our products!

UT Teen Health has been awarded funding to carry out educational and clinical projects designed to strengthen youth and their families and prevent teen pregnancy in the San Antonio area as well as throughout Texas. Current federally funded projects focus on school and community-based education. UT Teen Health also partners with organizations for youth in the juvenile justice and foster care systems, or those working with pregnant or parenting teens.

The sexual risk avoidance education project partners with schools and community agencies to deliver relationships curricula that is medically accurate and age appropriate, promotes positive youth development, and teaches risk avoidance skills for middle and high school aged youth. In addition, this project builds community linkages and support for youth by working with a parent advisory board and youth leadership council.

Click here for more information.

At Be Well Texas Clinic, we offer Texans high-quality, low-barrier access to evidence-based treatment for addiction recovery and mental health wellbeing.

Come as you are! Through OnDemand telemedicine services, we’re able to meet you exactly where you are in your recovery journey and together work toward lasting, sustainable recovery.

Services offered through telemedicine include:

  • Medication Management
  • Evidence-Based Counseling (Individual and Family)
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment
  • Peer Recovery Support
  • Case Management

Therapeutic services are delivered under the supervision of board-certified physicians in addiction psychiatry.

Step 1: Connect with us by calling (833) 778-2571.

Step 2: Schedule or be seen now through virtual or in-person appointments.

Step 3: Find hope and healing through guidance, support, and compassionate care. Recovery is possible!

Step 4: Now that you’re back on track, keep in touch as needed.

No pay, self-pay, and insurance options are available.

Be Well Texas Clinic offers a sliding fee scale and accepts all patients regardless of their ability to pay.

Be Well Texas Clinic
(210) 450-5370
Our clinical research studies offer an alternative form of treatment for individuals seeking help with their substance use.
 
Currently, we are seeking individuals who use methamphetamine, cocaine, and cannabis on a regular basis and are interested in decreasing or stopping their use.
 
We can also provide low-cost/no-pay treatment options from our clinic for those who may not be eligible to participate in our clinical trials.
Brittney Greenfield Send email

The Caring for the Caregiver program supports family caregivers through education, research, and practice.

We provide education through classes and workshops for family caregivers, opportunities for socialization, and clinical care to support families living with dementia.

Caring for the Caregiver holds many educational and socialization events throughout the year, including our Essentials of Caregiving lecture series and Memory Cafés. Click here for our events calendar.

Click here to read our latest quarterly newsletter or explore our newsletter archives.

Click here to tell us a bit about yourself and your situation and to get connected.

Sara Masoud - Program Manager Send email
(210) 450-8862
Becky Garcia - Senior Administrative Assistant Send email

Ready to live tobacco free? UT Health San Antonio can help.

Smoking and tobacco use is the most common cause of preventable illness and death. Making the decision to quit is one of the most important things you can do for your health. The tobacco cessation programs at UT Health San Antonio can help you learn how to give up any kind of tobacco habit.

Individual Counseling

Personalized appointments are offered by tobacco cessation experts at UT Health Physicians. Call 210-450-9100 to schedule.

Consider an appointment if:

  • You are thinking about stopping smoking or other tobacco
  • You want to stop smoking, but aren't sure where to start
  • You are experiencing negative side effects from tobacco use
  • You have stopped smoking and would like support to remain tobacco-free

Private pay or private insurance. For insurance verifications, call 210-450-9100.