Expert Care in Addiction Treatment

Available to all Texans, regardless of ability to pay.

Welcome to Be Well Texas.

We’re so glad you’re here.
Be Well Texas offers everyone high quality, evidence-based outpatient treatment for substance use disorders that is grounded in compassion, built on science and improved technology. Virtual visits are available.
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Support for All Addictions and Non-Severe Mental Illness

Be Well Texas is a state-funded program for Texans seeking help with substance use and/or mental illness. Here, we provide convenient access to high-quality, evidence-based treatment and related services to all people with or without insurance or the ability to pay.
At Be Well Texas, we offer comprehensive care for substance use disorder and non-severe mental illness. Psychiatric evaluation, medication management, counseling, peer recovery support, technology tools and case management are included in our suite of services. All laboratory and medication costs are included and free for those who qualify.
Be Well Texas is an interdisciplinary team of addiction medicine specialists, behavioral experts and people with lived experience in recovery. Through convenient and rapidly accessible telehealth and in-person services, we meet people where they are to achieve long-lasting recovery and better health outcomes.

Now welcoming new patients

Be Well Texas is open to anyone 18 or older regardless of ability to pay, with no-pay and no-insurance options available.
Expert care is offered through on-demand telemedicine and in-person services by caring physicians and clinicians at low-to-no cost.
All services are at no cost for those who qualify.
Not sure if Be Well Texas is right for you? Let's talk.
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(833) 778-2571
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
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  • I like the program so far and told my friends that it was cool and easy. I even gave the phone number to some of them who have been struggling.
    Billy G.
    Recovery Client
  • I am beyond thankful for the team at the Be Well Texas clinic and the work that they are doing with me. They have made a huge impact in my life in the short amount of time they’ve been treating me. My relationship with my wife and family has improved.
    Tito C.
    Recovery Client
  • The process to get connected to the Be Well Texas treatment team has been so easy for me. Everyone is so helpful, and their ‘scopes’ are effortlessly connected to make the process easier for the clients.
    Anna M.
    Recovery Client

Peer Recovery

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RecoveryTexas.org offers on-demand access to certified peer recovery support specialists with lived experience in recovery from substance use disorder. Through guidance and support, the team at RecoveryTexas.org meets Texans where they are in their recovery journey, providing self-directed, compassionate and person-centered services.
Recovery Texas is a warm line run by peers - those who have been through extreme challenges themselves and are there primarily to listen. This is an alternative to a crisis line.
Recovery Texas offers various pathways to recovery. You can access resources, meetings, yoga, recovery on-demand, or direct access to treatment whenever you need it.
Recovery Texas peers offer a wide range of support that is self-directed, compassionate, and person-centered.
Recovery Texas offers an evidence-based, self-screening tool to give recommendations for next steps.​
Recovery Texas is free.
Recovery Texas is a program offered by Be Well Texas at UT Health San Antonio.
Connect with one of our peer specialists. Call (833) 922-2557
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CST
Not sure if you need help?
Take this self-screening to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of substance use or a mental health condition.

Virtual Visit

Convenient

You don’t have to leave home to receive care. Talk to your provider using a computer or smart phone at a time that works for you.

Private

Whatever you say during treatment is confidential – even if you say it over video. Virtual care is safe and secure thanks to advanced technology.

Effective

Substance Use Disorder and mental health disorders can be successfully treated in-person and virtually.
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Frequently Asked
Questions

What is substance use treatment telehealth?
Offering treatment via telehealth makes care easy to access anytime, anywhere — you complete virtual visits from home or wherever you feel most comfortable and can have medications mailed to you from our pharmacy partner (Genoa Healthcare) or pick up prescriptions at your local pharmacy.
What is medication assisted treatment (MAT)?
Just as other health conditions are made better with medication, some substance use disorders get better with certain safe, evidence-based medications, known as MAT. This doesn’t mean that the medication cures the condition, but it does improve the lives of people who take it, like medications for thyroid, blood pressure, cholesterol, and other issues.
What medications does Be Well Texas prescribe?
At Be Well Texas, we prescribe medications for opioid use disorder because they are safe, proven effective, and helps people to live longer, healthier lives and to meet their recovery goals. Your clinician will cover different medication and treatment options with you during your initial visit, including any medications and treatments that have or have not worked well in the past. Our goal is to help ensure we create the best care plan for your needs. We also combine medication treatment with expert medical care and advice, individualized and family-based therapy, digital health support tools, peer recovery coaching, and care coordination to ensure you have the right medication, resources, and support to work towards your unique recovery goals.
What is a Care Team?
Each Be Well Texas client is matched with an interdisciplinary team of providers who collaborate with them to craft a treatment plan that fits their needs.
Clinicians are specially trained in addiction medicine, and can prescribe medication, supervise care, and address related medical issues.
Therapists provide custom treatment plans and provide therapy to individuals and their family to improve metal health and coping skills.
Case managers coordinate with providers, agencies, and community resources to improve quality of life.
Care Advocates guide you through the helping with scheduling, insurance, pharmacy issues, and more.
Peer Coaches accessible through our RecoveryTexas.org site bring understanding from their own lived experience of recovery to support you as you journey through yours.
Can I enroll if I’m still using opioids, alcohol, methamphetamine, nicotine, or other substances?
Yes. Whether you want to reduce your substance use or stop entirely, we’ll customize your treatment to your unique needs and goals. We monitor substance use, to include medication adherence, utilizing our lab partner (Quest Diagnostics). If you are near a Quest Diagnostic’s lab facility you can complete your screenings in-person. If not, Be Well Texas can have a test kit sent to your home.
What if I miss a visit? Will I have to go without my medication?
We know that medications like buprenorphine are lifesaving, so we work to make sure that you have uninterrupted access to your prescriptions. Unexpectedly losing access to medication puts people at risk, and we never want to add stress or uncertainty to our patients' lives. If you miss a visit, our team is always here to help you reschedule, and you can message with your provider in Be Well Texas’ MyChart application to discuss your needs and make a plan together.
How much do Be Well Texas’ services cost and what payment forms are accepted?
At Be Well Texas, we have many payment options including insurance, grant funding, and private pay based on a sliding fee scale. We have grant funding available for visits, medication and lab services, counseling, case management, and peer support if you are concerned about being able to afford treatment – treatment may be free for those who qualify. Call us to find out more.

Be Well Texas

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Be Well Texas is part of UT Health San Antonio, a premier academic research center, whose mission is to make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement. This program offers equitable access to high quality, evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders that is grounded in compassion, built on science and improved by technology.
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