Support for Coping After A Community Tragedy

NAMI Central Texas is committed to providing support and resources for our community as we all come to grips with the tragedy that occurred this week at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts, prayers, and sympathy go out to all the families, first responders, and anyone struggling to […]

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Minority Mental Health Month Resources

In 2008, the US House of Representatives announced July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. It is no coincidence that this awareness month is distinct from Mental Health Month in May. While mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender, or identity, a […]

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Mental Health Fallout from COVID-19 in Teens and Children

A recent report from the CDC shows that emergency room visits for mental-health related issues rose 31% among teens and 24% among elementary-aged children just during the 7 month period after COVID-19 shutdowns began in 2020. The startling statistics have been getting widespread coverage, highlighting the continued need to focus […]

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10 Questions for Self-Care

Think of yourself as a battery – you need time to recharge. Be gentle with yourself; remember you deserve help and support. 1. Have you bathed today? If it’s been over 24 hours, try a quick shower or bath. 2. Have you eaten anything healthy in the past few hours? […]

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