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Consultation Services

BrainForward ECHO Resources

  • Child Psychiatry Access Network

    CPAN is a free behavioral health specialist team consisting of child psychiatrists and mental health professional who can provide child and adolescent behavioral health consultations and educational opportunities to pediatric primary care providers. Unlimited access to UTMB child and adolescent psychiatrists for provider consultations to help address mental health concerns. CPN is part of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium.

  • The WACO Guide to Psychopharmacology in Primary Care

    This guide is intended for use in communities where the mental health need has outpaced psychiatric specialty resources. These decision support tools succinctly reflect standard and advanced primary care mental health practices in adult, pediatric, perinatal and substance use disorder psychopharmacology.


Mobile Mental Health Apps

BrainForward ECHO Resources

  • Mood Mission

    Mood mission targets mood disturbances related to depression and anxiety. There have been several scientific investigations of this app, including a randomized controlled trial. Available on iPhone and Android.

  • Headspace

    This app focuses on mindfulness meditation for reducing various negative psychosocial factors. It has demonstrated positive effects in a feasibility study and randomized control trial. Available on iPhone and android.

  • Virtual Hope Box

    This app focuses on improving emotion regulation and distress tolerance and is specifically well suited for patients with suicidal ideation. It has demonstrated positive evidence in two studies. Available on iPhone and Android.


Other Resources

BrainForward ECHO Resources

  • National

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

  • Texas

    Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s 2-1-1 Texas

       Find help, food, health, housing, and more. Searchable by zip code or call 211

  • Texas - Brazoria County

    Northern Brazoria Community Service Center

       101 Brennen Lane

       Alvin, Tx 77551



    Southern Brazoria County Service Center

       10 Tigner Street

        Angelton, Tx 77515



    The Boat House

       2352 East Mulberry

       Angelton, Tx 77515

       979-848-8420 or 281-585-7441

  • Texas - Galveston County

    Galveston Sustainability Communities Alliance Resource Directory

    Provides a better understanding of the types of services that are local to the city   of Galveston. It is organized by 16 types of services.


    Gulf Coast Outreach and Assistance Program

        Galveston, TX



    United Way- Victim Assistance Program

        2803 53rd Street

        Room 122

        Galveston, TX 77551



    UTMB Health Resource Center’s Community Resource Directory

    Searchable directory of resources by county in Texas.



BrainForward ECHO Resources

  • Texas - Brazoria County

    Addiction Recovery Services

    Angelton, Tx: 979-849-2311 or 800-710-4322

  • Texas -  Galveston County

    Addiction Recovery Services

       Galveston: 409-944-4337


    Alcohol Drug Abuse Women’s Center

        201 1st Street

        Galveston, Tx 77550



    Coastal Health and Wellness

         4700 Broadway

         Galveston, Tx


         Texas City, Tx

          409-938-2234 or 409-938-7221


    Family Service Center (Mental Health Counseling)

         By Referral

         2200 Market St.

         Galveston, TX

          409-762-8636, Ext: 1310


    Galveston Island Celebrate Recovery

        424 19th Street

        Galveston, Tx 77550




    Galveston Island Community Service Center

       123 Rosenberg, Suite 4

        Galveston, Tx 77550



    Gulf Coast Center

       10000 Emmett F. Lowery, STE 1200

       Texas, City 77591


        CRISIS: 866-729-3848


    Mainland Community Services Center

         Child and Adolescent Services

         7510 FM 1765

         Texas City, TX  77591



    Resource Center & Crisis Center

        1802 Broadway St.

        Galveston, TX  77550



Screening Tools

BrainForward ECHO Resources


National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Crisis center provides 24/7 service via toll-free hotline (1-800-273-8255)

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Phone: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Text:88788. Text “start”