Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral (OSAR)

The Council provides screening, assessment, and referral services dedicated to the goal of providing assistance with substance use issues for individuals and their families. OSAR services are offered free of charge to individuals seeking treatment or referrals to other recovery support services.

The Council provides OSAR services in Health & Human Services Commission Region 2 as a subcontractor of Helen Farabee Centers, a local mental health authority, whose main office is in Witchita Falls.

OSAR Services

  • Screenings
  • Assessments
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Motivational Counseling
  • Referrals to Treatment or other Support Services
  • Interim Services
  • Follow-up

*Please bring the following information to your OSAR appointment: driver's license or Texas identification card, Medicaid/health insurance card or information, payroll stub, a list of current medications/dosage and/or utility bill showing current address.

24 Hour Crisis Hotline (800) 621-8504

For other resources on Mental Health, please visit mentalhealthtx.org.

Regional Resource Guide


Alexander Building
104 Pine Street, Suite 205
Abilene, Texas 79601


Pyramid Center
2910 Kemp Boulevard, Suite 214
Wichita Falls, Texas 76308