Student Support (24/7)
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Crisis Text Line
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mental Health Support Line
Trevor Lifeline - Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Rape Crisis and Victim Services
If you or a family member are looking for help with mental health or substance use, Care Solace can help you quickly find treatment options matched to your needs regardless of the circumstance.
For confidential service, visit www.caresolace.com/site/mansfield.
You may also wish to visit the links below for additional resources and avenues for assistance:
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline - The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States. (Please note, the previous National Suicide Prevention number 1-800-273-8255 will continue to function indefinitely. The new, shorter 988 phone number will make it easier for people to remember and access mental health crisis services.) 988lifeline.org
- Anti-Bullying and the MISD Bullying Report Form - Districts that implement social-emotional learning structures create an anti-bullying environment for all students. For more information on anti-bullying and how to report incidences, please visit the MISD Anti-Bullying webpage.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mental Health Support Line and Guidance - The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) launched a statewide mental health support line to help all Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or other emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD operate the line, which is available 24/7 at 833-986-1919. Counseling services are confidential and free of charge.
- Crisis Text Line - Through Crisis Text Line, individuals who need support from a trained crisis counselor can text 741741 to connect with a "real-life human being" that will help ease your anxieties.
- The Dangers of Prescription Drugs - As communities around the country renew their focus on the dangers of prescription drugs, parents are not alone and there are many free resources available. Learn why teens are abusing prescription drugs, the signs and symptoms of abuse, and which drugs are more frequently abused here.
- Emotional Wellness During COVID-19 - The constant coverage of COVID-19 can cause stress, fear and anxiety in students and families. To help lessen anxiety and provide reassurance, the Guidance & Counseling Department has developed a helpful list of resources. Download it here.
- Friend for Life Hotline - Friends for Life works in conjunction with Crime Stoppers to allow students to make anonymous calls regarding problems that their friends are having that could be harmful to their health and safety. When a student makes a report, it is sent to the police, Student Services and Guidance & Counseling departments within the District for follow-up during regular school hours. You can call 817-469-TIPS (8477), text "TIP117 Plus Your Message" to 274637, or live chat at www.469tips.com.
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) | The Power of Parents and the Power of You(th) programs - Parents are a youth’s leading resource when it comes to making healthy choices. Youth also can play a pivotal role in underage prevention because they can stand up as the leaders who make it “ok” to say no to alcohol. The Power of Parents helps use the power they have to keep their kids safe through ongoing, critical conversations with their children about alcohol and other drugs. Through The Power of You(th), young adults not only learn why it is important to stay away from alcohol and other drugs, but they also learn real life strategies.
- Military OneSource (www.MilitaryOneSource.com), a Department of Defense program, provides free help and information, 24/7, to service members and their families on issues that affect them, including parenting and child care, the concerns of families of children with special needs, budgeting and finances, consumer purchases, education, relationships, the cycle of deployment, and overall health and well-being.
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) - Provides resources and improves access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities.
For access to all child trauma resources by type, language and audience, View the NCTSN Resources webpage.
- Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids about Being Online - Net Cetera is a guide for parents, teachers and other mentors with practical tips to help kids navigate the online world safely. Net Cetera covers a variety of topics – from cyberbullying to file-sharing – as well as where to go for more information and issues to raise with kids about living their lives online.
- See It and Stop It: Teen Action Campaign – Created by teens to help prevent relationship violence, the See It, Stop It website offers information on recognizing and stopping abuse. The campaign's main premise is to help those who may be aware of domestic violence help victims of abuse.
- Talk early. Talk often. Get others involved – An Underage drinking prevention campaign - Sponsored by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association, the campaign’s main focus is to help parents have open and ongoing conversations with their preteen and teen children about the dangers of underage alcohol use. The campaign includes public service announcements and a web site with additional materials. Access www.underagedrinking.samhsa.gov.
- Talking to Children: When Scary Things Happen (en Español) - When scary or violent things happen in the world, youth look to the adults that surround them to help them feel safe and understand what is happening.
- Talking to Teens: When Violence Happens (en Español) - When frightening or violent events happen in the world, teens look to their peers and the adults that surround them to help them feel safe and understand what is happening. (Tips for Talking to Students)
- Tarrant Cares - Tarrant Cares is an online information service for individuals, families, caregivers and agencies. This resource hub will provide you with countless solutions for issues you and your family may be facing.