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

 UT Health San Antonio (formerly the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) is 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

Hotlines and Virtual Assistance

Be Well Texas expands access to compassionate, evidence-based treatment for people anywhere in Texas who use substances and experience substance use disorders (alcohol or drug) and/or mental illness.

This program includes:

  • 24-hour access to our virtual Be Well Texas Clinic;
  • statewide treatment, housing, and recovery support services;
  • training and telementoring for healthcare and other professionals;
  • cutting-edge treatment research and clinical trials;
  • in many cases, we help cover the cost of treatment.
Updated within the last 5 months.

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.


Online 24/7
Updated within the last year

Learn more about UT Teen Health Teens in Action

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


  • 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


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
Updated within the last week

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


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
Updated within the last year

The mission of NOW is to ensure that all Bexar County residents have rapid and continued access to behavioral health services. We help clients learn to manage their own behavioral health needs. This allows them to minimize disruption to their lifestyles and livelihoods and prevents psychiatric hospitalization.


  • Psychiatry/Medication Management
  • Counseling
    • Individual Therapy 
    • Couples & Family Therapy 
    • Group Therapy
    • Specialty Services
  • Case Management
  • Peer Support
  • Crisis Support
  • Pet Therapy
  • Relapse Prevention Workshops

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
Updated within the last 2 months.

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!

Updated within the last week

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.

Updated within the last year

The Division of Community, Recovery, Research and Training conducts research into the genetic and biological underpinnings of psychotic disorders.  Neuroimaging studies are carried out that examine the way in which the brain works and the areas of the brain activated by different symptoms or cognitive tests. This research may help us to understand how these illnesses develop and to identify more effective treatment strategies.  


In addition, we study and develop new and innovative pharmacological and psychosocial treatments to improve symptoms and enhance the quality of life for individuals with these disorders. Treating the positive symptoms of schizophrenia (including hallucinations, false beliefs, and suspiciousness) addresses only one group of symptoms for individuals with schizophrenia.  New treatments aimed at bypassing problems with information processing and memory and reducing negative symptoms (problems with motivation and social withdrawal) are being developed and studied by researchers in the Division of Community Recovery, Research and Trainings. Developing interventions for the many issues faced by individuals with these disorders is important in improving outcomes.  Division researchers study how best to implement evidence-based practices in the pharmacological treatment of schizophrenia and related disorders.

Individuals who are dealing with substance abuse issues and who are ages 18-65. Currently, there are clinical trials being ran for those who actively use crack cocain and marijuana, and have interest in stopping.

No fees, as participation in the clinical trials is completely voluntary.

Brittney Mullin Send email
Updated within the last month

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
Updated within the last week

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.

Updated within the last year

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
Updated within the last 4 months.

The Center for Substance Use Training and Telementoring, a program of UT Health Science Center San Antonio, educates healthcare providers, behavioral health providers, and other professionals on best practices for responding to substance use.

Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a telementoring model for building online communities of practice amongst healthcare providers or other professionals.

The ECHO model utilizes didactic and case-based learning to accelerate the spread of evidence-based practices. Participants engage in conversation and learning specific to a particular condition or best practice. ECHO programs are hosted by a ‘hub’ of subject matter experts who provide both education and case consultation.

These programs are free to attend, provide free continuing education credits, and meet virtually.

Join us  for one or more of our six Project ECHO monthly webinars:

  • Harm Reduction
  • Public Safety Solutions
  • TxRx (Medications for Substance Use Disorders)
  • SHOUT (Support Hospital Opioid Use DIsorder Treatment)
  • Recovery Support Services (RSS)
  • Systems and Sustainability 
Harm Reduction ECHO meets on the 1st Thursday of each month Public Safety Solutions ECHO meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month. TxRx (Medications for Substance Use Disorders) ECHO meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. SHOUT (Support Hospital Opioid Use Disorder Treatment) ECHO meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Recovery Support Services (RSS) ECHO meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Systems and Sustainability ECHO meets on the 4th Thursday of each month.
Updated within the last year