Mental Health Blog Featured IMG

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

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


Okay to Say

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


Mental Health TX


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


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


Centro de mi salud (Bilingual Behavioral Healthcare Services) 

(833) 251-7544

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


Lena Pope

(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

(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)

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:

How to Talk to Your Kids About the News and Protect Their Sense of Safety


University of California San Francisco

A Psychologist Offers Tips to Stay Clear Headed



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.