Counseling staff members are available at every EMS ISD campus to support mental health needs. Please reach out to your child's campus counselor or counseling department first if you are in need of social and/or emotional support. Also, the list below provides supplemental resources for additional support.
Social & Emotional Resource Guide
The following list is not all-inclusive and is offered only for your convenience. It should not be considered a recommendation, referral, or endorsement to any particular service provider. EMS ISD is not responsible for content hosted on other websites. Please contact your student's counselor for more specific information, questions, or to discuss a specific concern.
Updated Guides here
Spanish Community Guide here
Local Mobile Food Pantryhere
Community Food Market here
Free Family Skills Classes here
Texans Recovering Together Free Crisis Counseling here
Community Link - Community Link offers case management, counseling (income requirements) and food assistance
How to Support Children through Trauma - English (Child Mind Institute Resource)
Cómo Apoyar Los Niños A Través del Trauma - Spanish (Child Mind Institute Resource)
Mental Health Resources:
Other Topics of Interest:
Quick Reference Emergency & Hotline NumbersCPS: 1-800-252-5400Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433Youth Hotline (need to talk?): 1-800-210-2278Texas Runaway Hotline: 1-888-580-4357MHMR Crisis Line: 817-335-3022 or 1-800-866-2465National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:1-800-273-8255 or Text 741741 for support.Support for LGBTQ youth: 1-866-488-738624-hour access to United Way resources: dial 211