Community Resources

Community Resources and Information

  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

    The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

    Call, text, or chat 988.  For more information, visit


    *These resources are available in our area and are in no way endorsed by Tuscaloosa County School System.*

    Please call your insurance company or place of employment for more resources. Many have employee assistance programs or places they contract with to provide mental health services.


    Alabama Therapy Center


    Medicaid provider, offers evening and weekend appointments


    Ackerson & Associates

    ADHD Clinic, Pediatric Neuropsychology Clinic, Pediatric & Child Psychology Clinic, Forensic Psychology Clinic, Concussion Clinic, etc.

    Birmingham, AL



    The Bridge, Inc.


    Outpatient addiction treatment         


    Children’s of Alabama Behavioral Health 

    Partial Hospitalization Program: A more intensive therapy program that does not include in-patient, overnight stays.

    1523 4th Avenue S 


    Fax: 205-638-5061 

    Children’s of Alabama: Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC)

    The Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC), located in the Emergency Department at Children’s of Alabama, is a confidential psychiatric response center designed to assist patients, their loved ones and/or caregivers, and community providers in finding the appropriate level of mental health care.

    Any adult with a mental health question or concern regarding a child or adolescent is encouraged to contact the PIRC at 205-638-PIRC (7472)

    PIRC is open seven days a week, year-round from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.


    Family Counseling Service


    8 Possible free sessions after a referral from the school counselor and approval from the Family Counseling Service. This is dependent of a recent trauma.


    Indian Rivers Mental Health


    Psychiatrists and therapists available as well as in-home therapy programs.  Indian Rivers accepts various insurances including Medicaid, Medicare, ALL Kids, some BCBS and other commercial insurances. They also offer a sliding fee scale based on income for those who do not have insurance. Individuals as young as 5 years old can be assessed for services.


    Open Path Collective         

    Affordable online counseling


    River Oaks Health         

    Psychiatry, Assessments, and Counseling Services



    Terasa Davis, Psy.D, PC.

    Psychological and psychoeducational evaluations




    Teresa Taylor, LPC



    Therapy Services       

    Charice Corbin, MFTA 978-435-4045

    Gabrielle Williams, MFTA 205-286-2022

    Individual, couple, and family services


    Tuscaloosa Safe Center

    The Tuscaloosa SAFE Center is a 24/7 sexual assault crisis center focusing on providing the best care possible to survivors of sexual assault.

    1601 University Boulevard East, Suite 150

    Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

    205-860-SAFE (7233)

    Administrative Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday-Friday

    24-Hour Hotline: 205-860-SAFE (7233)


    The University of Alabama Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinic



    University of Alabama Psychology Clinic

    *Also available: Child & Adolescent Anxiety Clinic and the Disruptive Behavior Clinic

    *Services offered: psychological evaluations, individual therapy & treatment, therapeutic groups, parent training & education (Services NOT provided: crisis intervention, suicidal treatment, court ordered evaluations, alcohol/drug abuse, psychiatric/medication treatment)

    Phone Intake Interview: 205-348-5000

    Hours: Monday & Tuesday 8:30-5; Wednesday & Thursday 8:30-7

    Affordable Counseling Services $5-$30 (max) based on household income


    University Medical Center


    The Betty Shirley Clinic provides patient-centered care to patients with mental health needs. This includes psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers. Monday – Friday 8:30 - 4:45pm


    West Alabama Hospice      

    Free grief counseling for all ages