May
5
2020

May is Mental Health Month, and we believe that your mental health is more important now than ever. With changing lifestyles, work situations, and school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the next couple of months can be quite unsettling. We have composed a list of mental health resources being offered to people of all ages:

DFW and State Resources:

Here for Texas

herefortexas.org

Providing a wide array of information on mental health topics, North Texas resources, and professionals.

 

Okay to Say

Okaytosay.org

Offering tips for people to help support family members or friends who may be facing mental health issues. 

 

Mental Health TX

Mentalhealthtx.org

211 

Providing information and resources to Texas residents who may have mental health-related needs or who want to help someone who does. Call 211 to be connected with mental health resources in your area. 

 

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

mhadallas.org

214-871-2420 

Offering multiple mental health resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Centro de mi salud (Bilingual Behavioral Healthcare Services)

centromisalud.com 

(833) 251-7544

Offering a 24/7 toll-free mental health support line, también se habla español. 

 

Lena Pope

lenapope.org

(817) 806-9920

Offering a free Stay Strong helpline for those who are facing mental or behavioral health challenges during this time. Mental and behavioral health professionals take calls from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday – through Friday.

 

Grant Halliburton Foundation

granthalliburton.org

(972) 525-8181

Offering a mental health navigation line. Open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and assist people of all ages. Asistencia en español también disponible.

 

SMU Center for Family Counseling (multiple locations)

smu.edu

Offering telehealth counseling services for community members. Telehealth services are being offered for FREE at all three of their clinics. For appointments, please call the dedicated office. Support groups also available, for more information and registration, please call the Dallas clinic.

Dallas: Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (214) 768-6789.

Frisco: Monday & Thursday 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. (214) 579-3810.

Plano:Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (469) 752-3098.

Support groups also available, for more information and registration, please call the Dallas clinic.

 

Other Resources

 

University of California San Francisco

A Psychologist Offers Tips to Stay Clear Headed

 

Vice

How to Deal With Coronavirus If You Have OCD or Anxiety

 

New York Times

How to talk to kids about coronavirus

 

We hope you’re following the guidelines from both the CDC and City officials to help protect yourself and others. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas will continue to monitor the pandemic and offer resources for our community. Follow our social media channels and visit our website for updates. 

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