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Mental Health Services

Mental health issues don’t have to keep you from living your life. At Gulf Bend Center, our Mental Health Program is designed to help you manage your symptoms, identify your goals, and improve your overall quality of life. Services are tailored to meet individual needs while assisting the customer in developing skills and locating resources to increase their ability to be successful in their chosen environment. Our professional mental health staff will work with you to identify.


  • Help customers reduce and stabilize persistent symptoms associated with their mental health
  • Assist the customer in developing social and community supports
  • Improve the customer’s overall functioning and quality of life


  • Psychiatric, physical, and medication evaluations, follow up, and monitoring
  • Skills training
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Supportive housing and employment
  • Medication management, training, and support
  • Peer support
  • Referrals to outside services and assistance


Customers must be determined to have severe or persistent mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depressive disorder. Services are offered to residents within Gulf Bend’s seven county service area: Refugio, Lavaca, Dewitt, Goliad, Victoria, Jackson, and Calhoun. *Individuals will not be denied access to services based on current address or ability to pay.

Mental Health, Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities & Substance Use Issues

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (877)SAFEGBC or (877)723-3422

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Text 988 or chat