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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 
Headspace is an application used to teach meditation and mindfulness.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Stress Management
Location: Online
Healing Hand Ministries provides barrier-free access to healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured in Dallas County.
Category: Medical
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Here For Texas, offers a wide array of information on mental health topics, North Texas resources and professionals—all within easy reach.
Category: Crisis, Emotional Wellbeing, Family and youth counseling services, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: State-wide
Hickory Trail Hospital provides inpatient and day programs for children, adolescents, adults and senior adults.
Category: Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Hoonuit has resources available to staff for professional and personal learning.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Online
Find medical and emotional health assistance with the Hope Clinic.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Medical
Location: Garland
Find help escaping domestic violence with Hope's Door intervention and prevention services.
Category: Crisis, Domestic violence
Location: State-wide, Online
How Right Now is a campaign designed to promote the emotional well-being and resiliency of populations adversely affected by COVID-19.
Category: Crisis, Emotional Wellbeing, Mental health, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management, Support groups
Location: Online
Human Rights Initiative of North Texas helps immigrants build a new life by connecting them to resources and support.
Category: Refugees/immigrant assistance
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Break alcohol and substance abuse with cognitive behavioral therapy, music therapy, art therapy, and more.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Family and youth counseling services
Location: Online
Recovering addicts can find substance abuse help as well as support.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Mindfulness app for families.
Category: Mindfulness
Location: State-wide
Interfaith Family Services empowers families in crisis to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness.
Category: Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
IANT is a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to families in need.
Category: Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. Their website offers education, stories, and a directory of local resources to help get the support your loved one needs.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mental health, Support groups
Location: State-wide, Online
Free telehealth coaching program for Texans.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Fitness, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management, Work-Life
Location: State-wide
Journey of Hope Grief Support Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing group grief support to children, adolescents, and their parents or adult caregivers who have lost a loved one to death.
Category: Support groups
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
The LGBT National Help Center is serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning community by providing free & confidential peer support and local resources.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mental health, Support groups
Location: State-wide, Online
Find food assistance as well as programs covering education, nutrition and mental health.
Category: Clothing and food, Emotional Wellbeing, Support groups
Location: State-wide
Weekly online professional development video series offered by Live Free Yoga focused on mindfulness to help you feel lighter, grounded, calmer and joy from the inside-out.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Online