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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 
Self-care initiatives and resources for staff.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Fitness, Medical, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management, Support groups, Work-Life
Location: Online
Use this tool to share emergency information about your household with supported 9-1-1 centers and receive targeted emergency alerts.
Category: Crisis
Location: State-wide
Develop your own SEL competencies and access resources through this certification program.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Fitness, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management, Work-Life
Location: Online
Campuses are sent behavior lessons for the classroom as well as other modules for use.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Online
Free virtual community fitness classes for all Texans.
Category: Fitness
Location: State-wide
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) leads health efforts to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Mental health
Location: State-wide, Online
2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Clothing and food, Emergency and cold weather shelters, Housing, Medical, Work-Life
Location: State-wide
Report Child Abuse through the TDFPS.
Category: Child abuse
Location: State-wide
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) are working to safeguard the health and safety of all Texans.
Category: Stress Management
Location: State-wide
Texas Health and Human Services offers mental health and substance use services for families and people of all ages.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Crisis, Emotional Wellbeing, Stress Management, Work-Life
Location: State-wide, Online
Texas Health Behavioral Health offers help with addiction, depression, stress, anxiety and more.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Psychiatric assessment/care, Stress Management
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Contact for free and confidential services for youth and families in crisis.
Category: Crisis
Location: State-wide, Online
The Bridge is a 24-hour Homeless Recovery Center for people without a home in Dallas County.
Category: Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
The Family Place empowers victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence.
Category: Domestic violence
Location: Garland, Rowlett, Sachse, Dallas/Dallas County, Online
The Resource Center provides support services for the LGBTQ community, as well as individuals and families affected by HIV and AIDS.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Support groups
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
The Stewpot Health & Wellness provides medical services to struggling and homeless families.
Category: Medical
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Category: Support groups
Location: State-wide, Online
Find help during an unintended pregnancy.
Category: Crisis
Location: State-wide, Online
Trans Lifeline is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the well-being of transgender people. The hotline is staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mental health
Location: State-wide, Online
TRS offers financial awareness videos and resources to help TRS members learn about retirement and finances.
Category:
Location: State-wide