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Counseling Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255)  (800-273-TALK)

 

Counseling Referral Form
Forms may be returned:
  • in  person
  • directly to counselor
  • to the front office in a sealed envelope
  • by email to:
All campuses -
Mrs. Linlee Carbajal - lcarbajal@sgisd.net 
AHS campus - 
Mrs. Kristi Kelley - kkelley@sgisd.net
SGS campus
Ms. Kayla Canales - kcanales@sgisd.net

Emergency-911

 

Kleberg County Sheriff 361-595-8500

 

Kingsville Police Department 361-592-4311

 

National Suicide Prevention Line 1-800-273-8255

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 1-800-662-4357

 

Report Child Abuse 1-800-252-5400

 

Purple Door Shelter Kingsville 1-800-580-4880 or 361-881-8888

Virtual Hope Box- Guided meditation, breathing exercises, individualized coping cards, encouraging quotes, and fun games. Originally designed for Veteran's with PTSD, it's also great for teens and kids.

 

Calm Harm-Helpful suggestions for managing self-harm. 

 

Free Go Noodle-This app is also wonderful for older kids, and includes movement, exercise, yoga, etc.!

 

Free Labyrinth Journey-Free finger labyrinths to use as a coping skill to promote relaxation. 

 

(The following free apps are researched from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA): 

 

MoodTools - MoodTools is a self-help app targeting depression. It provides psychoeducation about risk factors and psychosocial approaches to treatment, a depression symptom questionnaire (PHQ-9), a thought diary, a suicide safety plan, and videos such as meditation guides. Teens, adults. 

Breathe2Relax -A simple, intuitive, and attractive mobile app designed by the National Center for Telehealth & Technology to teach breathing techniques to manage stress. The skills taught may be applied to those with anxiety disorders, stress, and PTSD. Teens and adults. 

 

Mindshift-Targeted to help adolescents, teens, and young adults gain insight into and basic skills to manage their symptoms of anxiety disorders, including GAD, social anxiety, specific phobias, and panic attacks. It’s also useful for managing worry, performance anxiety, test anxiety, and perfectionism. The skills taught may be applied to individuals with physical, emotional, cognitive, or behavioral manifestations of anxiety, providing users with more helpful, balanced ways of thinking about feared situations. 

 

Headspace- Targeted to anyone who wants to learn meditation to reduce anxiety and stress and improve their attention and awareness; good for a beginner to establish a regular meditative routine. The skills taught include mindfulness and cognitive diffusion, breathing exercises, meditation practice, tips for increased relaxation, concentration; may be applied to anxiety and depressive disorders, PTSD, and OCD, especially in conjunction with a health provider. Teens, adults. Free for first 10 sessions.

 

Smiling Mind (Android, iPhone, iPad)- Smiling Mind is designed to help people manage pressure, stress, and challenges of daily life. This app includes a section on Mindfulness in the Classroom. Smiling Mind offers programs for a variety of age groups, including 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18 and adults. The app has an easy-to-use interface for keeping track of your progress over time, both in terms of how many sessions you complete and how your emotions change. 

 

Calm (Android, iPhone, iPad)- Calm is the perfect meditation app for beginners, but also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced users. Guided meditation sessions are available in lengths of 3, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 25 minutes so you can choose the perfect length to fit your schedule

Conscious Discipline Parenting Tips

https://consciousdiscipline.com/free-resources/discipline-tips/

 

Parenting Success Network

https://www.parentingsuccessnetwork.org/community-resources/online-parenting-resources/

A list of online parenting resources that Parenting Success Network find to be particularly good.
Empowering Parents

https://www.empoweringparents.com/resources/

Use our free parenting resources to find family crisis and child behavior professionals. Use our categories to easily find the websites you are looking for to help your family.
Texas DFPS Parenting Class Information

https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/child_protection/Child_Safety/parenting_classes.asp

The mission of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is to protect the unprotected -- children, elderly, and people with disabilities -- from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
https://www.zerotothree.org/parenting
Our approach to supporting parents is based on the belief that parents are the true experts on their children, and that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to raising children. The information and tools we offer are designed to support parents in developing their own ways to promote their children’s growth and development.

https://www.positiveparentingsolutions.com/parenting/positive-parenting-resources
Are you looking for resources to support your Positive Parenting journey? If you’re in need of additional support for age-specific or stage-specific advice, this article is for you. Here is my list of 7 courses that beautifully complement any parents’ effort to implement positive parenting strategies.

https://www.parenting-resources.com/free-parenting-resources.htm
Free parenting resources plus good parenting tips for teachers, educators and parents.
https://parenting-ed.org/for-parents/links-for-parents/
parenting-ed.org
General Parenting Information Healthy Children www.healthychildren.org This website is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics for parents. It provides information on topics including child development, health, safety, and family issues. Parenting 24/7 www.parenting247.org This University of Illinois website was developed to be a "one-stop" source of news, information, and…

https://www.hhs.texas.gov/services/mental-health-substance-use/childrens-mental-health

Community mental health services are usually provided at an office or in the home. Services support families to make positive changes that help children recover from mental illness and foster resilience.

https://mentalhealthtx.org/
mentalhealthtx.org
Mental Health Texas provides learning and treatment opportunities for those coping with mental health conditions and those who support them.

https://www.samhsa.gov/ Domestic Abuse Shelter : The Purple Door

 

https://purpledoortx.org/

Healthy Relationships/Dating Violence Awareness

https://www.loveisrespect.org/

 

Report Abuse Online

https://www.txabusehotline.org/Login/Default.aspx

Healthy relationships for young adults can be confusing. Love is more than just the way you feel, and we're here to help.
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders
https://www.mentalhealth.gov/

 

 

https://silencetheshame.com/

silencetheshame.com
Silence the Shame empowers and educates communities on mental health and wellness. Through wellness trainings, compelling content and outreach programs, we aim to normalize the conversation, peel back the layers of shame, eliminate the stigma and provide support for mental wellbeing.


 

https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/tools-resources/individuals/index.htm

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