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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 
The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe.
Category: Child abuse
Location: State-wide, Online
National Runaway Safeline helps youth and families in crisis by serving as the national communications system for runaway and homeless youth.
Category: Crisis
Location: State-wide, Online
The lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress as well as crisis resources.
Category: Crisis
Location: State-wide, Online
Network is a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to families in need.
Category: Clothing and food, Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing, Medical
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Nexus Recovery Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women break the cycle of addiction.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
North Dallas Shared Ministries Clinic provides medical, dental, eye exams and counseling services.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Family and youth counseling services, Medical, Mental health
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
NTBHA seeks to develop a collaborative system of care for individuals experiencing mental illness and/or a substance use disorders.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Crisis, Emotional Wellbeing, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
The North Texas Food Bank gets food to families in need.
Category: Clothing and food
Location: State-wide
Our Friends Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit in Dallas that helps young women break generational cycles of abuse, neglect, poverty and homelessness.
Category: Domestic violence, Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
People can receive care in one of Parkland’s 12 health centers, 11 school-based clinics and other locations across Dallas County. Our network provides many health services, including check-ups, sick visits and acute care.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Medical, Psychiatric assessment/care, Self Care
Location: Garland, Dallas/Dallas County
Parkland has a COVID-19 Patient line and testing for current Parkland patients.
Category: Medical
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Dallas is a premier behavioral health hospital providing inpatient psychiatric treatment for children and teenagers, as well as senior adults.
Category: Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Garland
Phoenix House offers drug and alcohol prevention education, residential addiction treatment and outpatient counseling.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Promise House provides life-saving care to youth ages 0-24 who are experiencing homelessness.
Category: Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Region 10 has a collection of wellness resources to provide information, tips and activities that can be used at home and more to support parents, caregivers, children and educators during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management, Work-Life
Location: Online
"Rest and Revive" is a 7-week simple-to-follow self-guided sleep management program.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Self Care
Location: Online
Find a full spectrum of mental health services with multiple payment options and languages.
Category: Family and youth counseling services, Mental health
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
The Salvation Army provides food help, shelter, and more.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Domestic violence, Emergency and cold weather shelters, Emotional Wellbeing, Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing, Medical
Location: State-wide
Texas Health Behavioral Health offers a variety of treatment options and will work with you and/or your loved one to determine the appropriate level of care.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Emotional Wellbeing, Mental health
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Students can use these online self-paced lessons to learn about SEL.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Self Care
Location: Online