Community Services

Community Services

  • Schools and Local Business
    Participation in Health Fairs

    Free Depression, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Stress Screens Pamphlets and Fact Sheets to help identify when professional help is needed; Information on assessment and treatment options.

    Presentations for the PTA, Counselors, and/or School Nurses
    Guest Lecturers Pamphlets and Fact Sheets to help identify when professional help is needed; Information on assessment and treatment options.
  • Community Outreach
    County Mental Health Services-Gulf Coast Mental Health and Mental Retardation(MHMR)

    Coordination of treatment and discharge planning for hospitalized clients Physician services-Our Faculty Doctors provide inpatient and outpatient services to MHMR clients suffering from persistent and severe mental illnesses. This service fosters continuity of care and quality outcomes.

    Gulf Coast Jamie Travis, Board Chair
    Mike Winburn, Executive Director
    P.O. Box 2490
    Galveston, TX 77553
    (409) 763-2373

    Local Law Enforcement-Galveston and Brazoria Counties

    Collaborative education/orientation of Mental Health Deputies and other law enforcement officers.

    To contact the Galveston/Brazoria Sheriff's office click > Galveston  or  Brazoria

  • Family and Patient Support Organizations
    National Alliance for the Mentally Ill-Gulf Coast (NAMI)

    NAMI is a coalition of families and friends building a strong foundation for persons with mental illness.

    NAMI offers support, education, and shared information at monthly meetings in the Galveston/Brazoria County area, through the national headquarters, and through the state organization NAMI Texas. If a member of your family or a friend is mentally ill, NAMI urges you to join its membership.

    For information about NAMI click > NAMI
    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
    (Formerly National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association (NDMDA)

    The mission of the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association is to educate patients, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illnesses ad treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward elimination of these illnesses.

    For more information about DBSA click > DBSA

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

    For meetings in the Galveston area click > Texas AA