Mental health awareness resources

Mental Health Awareness Month brings forth the opportunity to share the resources that are available for students districtwide. Below is a listing of different resources available through Dallas ISD’s Mental Health Services Department, whose mission is to promote student success by supporting students’ mental health needs.  

The Dallas ISD Mental Health Services team includes licensed professional counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, school psychologists, psychiatrists, and wraparound specialists, who work collaboratively with campus and district team members to ensure the highest quality of care for students to improve mental, emotional, social, and academic outcomes.  

School-based Services
Mental health services provided in schools:

  • Individual/group counseling and psychotherapy
  • Behavior support and intervention
  • Case management
  • Crisis intervention

Clinic-based Services
The 13 Youth & Family Centers are located around the district and provide the following services:

  • Individual and family counseling and psychotherapy
  • Parent education and workshops
  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication management
  • Physical health services provided by medical partners, including HHM Health, Foremost Family Health Center, and Los Barrios Unidos

Alcohol and Drug Intervention
The Dallas ISD Alcohol and Drug program provides in- and out-of-district resources for students in need of support for substance use.

Wraparound Services
The department connects students and families to critical district and community resources to improve school performance and engagement.

You can find this information and more, by visiting the Mental Health Services Department website at

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