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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 
Find help with bills, rent and food through United Way.
Category: Clothing and food
Location: State-wide
The Family Studies Center clinic offers therapy to individuals, couples, and families at a flat rate of $20 per session.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Family and youth counseling services, Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Find help healing from abuse, assault, crimes, trafficking and other traumas.
Category: Crisis
Location: State-wide, Online
The virtual calming room provides tools and strategies for managing emotions and feelings.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Online
Our GISD counselors are available to offer online counseling for our students in need of individual counseling.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Family and youth counseling services, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Online
Our Family and Community Engagement department holds online parent workshops in English and Spanish on topics relevant to our families.
Category: Support groups
Location: Online
Waterford Academy offers substance abuse treatment for teens.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Families can visit a Watermark Urgent Care clinic for first-come, first-serve medical services.
Category: Medical
Location: State-wide
See our presentations to learn more about maintaining good mental health.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Online
Free in person and virtual yoga classes are available to all employees through our vendor, LiveFree Yoga.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Fitness, Mindfulness, Self Care, Stress Management
Location: Online
Youth 180 provides substance abuse help for teens and their families.
Category: Alcohol/substance abuse, Psychiatric assessment/care
Location: Dallas/Dallas County
Youth Advocate Program is a national nonprofit dedicated to keeping youth and adults ‘safely home’ with their families and supported by their community.
Category: Family and youth shelter-transitional, Housing
Location: Dallas/Dallas County, Online
Youth First Texas provides a safe supportive space for LGBTQ youth while supporting community education.
Category: Emotional Wellbeing, Mindfulness, Support groups
Location: Online