Below are counseling department newsletters, websites, and helpful links that address a variety of topics faced by many students and parents. You may click on the links to get more information on the specific topics. This 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.
Mental Health Resources:
Other Topics of Interest:
Quick Reference Emergency Numbers:In Case of Emergency Dial: 911 (Operators will determine what emergency services to send for a particular crisis.)Child Protective Services: 1-800-252-5400 (www.txabusehotline.org)Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433 or 214-828-1000Youth Hotline (need to talk?): 1-800-210-2278MHMR Crisis Line: 817-335-3022 or 1-800-866-2465
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Veterans dial 1 for VA counselors): 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Veterans can also text 838255 for support.
Non-Veterans can text 741741 for support.
Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth: 1-866-488-7386
Texas Youth Hotline for kids under 18: 1-800-210-2278
Texas Runaway Hotline: 1-888-580-4357
Support for mothers experiencing postpartum depression: 1-800-PPD-MOMS (1-800-773-6667)
Support for Veterans, provided by Trained Peer Veterans: 1-877-VET2VET (1-877-838-2838)
Support for Law Enforcement, provided by Trained Peer Counselors: 1-800-COPLINE (1-800-267-5463)
211 – The United Way’s national 24-hour access to resources in the community. Simply dial 211, or 1-877-541-7905, on your telephone.
Online Mental Health Resources:
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org: Suicide prevention and support, including an option to chat online with a trained volunteer.
www.hopeline.com: Suicide prevention and crisis support, including an option to chat online with a trained volunteer.
www.1800ppdmoms.org: Information and support for mothers and families experiencing postpartum depression.
www.veteranscrisisline.net: Information and support for Veterans, including a confidential chat option.
www.tarrantcares.org: Comprehensive collection of Tarrant County resources for individuals and families.