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Wellness and support resources

Find wellness and support resources available to our families, students and staff. #GISDCares #YouMatter 

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Resources can be sorted by location, audience and support. See below for support fields definitions:

  • Emotional/Mental Health: Managing emotions and mental health
  • Environmental: Social, natural and built environments
  • Financial: Money management
  • Intellectual: Education and learning
  • Physical/Medical: Caring for your body
  • Social: Connecting you to your community
  • Spiritual: Finding purpose, value and meaning in life
  • Vocational/Occupational: Work and career 
Children’s Health℠ is home to one of the nation’s most comprehensive pediatric psychiatry and psychology program.
Category: Medical, Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Christ’s Family Clinic provides health care to the uninsured in an atmosphere of dignity and respect, regardless of race or religion.
Category: Medical
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
City House works to protect, empower and transform the lives of at-risk children, youth and young adults suffering from abuse, neglect or homelessness.
Category: Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Find information about help with COVID-19 with the Resource Hotline.
Category: Crisis, Emotional Wellbeing, Housing, Medical, Psychiatric assessment/care, Work-Life
Location: State-wide
Counselors can meet with students during class to provide classroom instruction on behavioral health.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing
Location: Garland, Rowlett, Sachse
Community Helpline is a confidential crisis and referral hotline for those who need a confidential, safe and empathetic space to talk.
Category: Crisis, Support groups
Location: Online
Our campuses work with you to help meet your needs.
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Location: Garland, Rowlett, Sachse
CIT is a non-profit counseling agency focused on helping children, adolescents, and adults cope with a variety of issues. They also have special services dedicated to COVID-19.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management, Support groups, Work-Life
Location: Garland
CounselingWorks is a Christian counseling center whose staff of licensed therapists focuses the emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual needs of their clients.
Category: Family and youth counseling services, Self Care, Stress Management, Support groups
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, high-quality text-based mental health support and crisis intervention to support people in their moments of need.
Category: Crisis
Location: Online
Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center works to help survivors heal, provide awareness and help educate the community.
Category: Sexual-victim services and prevention
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Dallas Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is a center of excellence in providing psychiatric stabilization and dual diagnosis treatments for adolescent and adult patients in the Dallas metroplex.
Category: Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Dallas Housing Authority works to provide affordable, quality housing and access to support resources across North Texas.
Category: Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Dallas Life is a place where homeless men, women and children can receive help and hope during their time of need.
Category: Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Legal assistance provided to those who are eligible via their application to get assistance.
Category: Crisis, Domestic violence, Refugees/immigrant assistance, Work-Life
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Our program offers the importance of therapy while respecting the value of family.
Category: Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: State-wide, Dallas/Dallas County
GISD offers all benefits-eligible employees and their household access to the EAP.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Clothing and food, Crisis, Domestic violence, Emotional Wellbeing, Fitness, Mindfulness, Psychiatric assessment/care, Self Care, Stress Management, Work-Life
Location: Garland, Rowlett, Sachse, Online
Our TRS ActiveCare medical plans offer a variety of wellness and support services for GISD employees.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Emotional Wellbeing, Fitness, Medical, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management, Work-Life
Location: Online
Our Employee Wellness department offers wellness resources to GISD employees and communicates health information through a collection of resources and services.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Emotional Wellbeing, Fitness, Medical, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management, Support groups, Work-Life
Location: Garland, Rowlett, Sachse, Online

See our COVID-19 family support page for resources to engage, connect and encourage our families.

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Location: Online