Plus, Mansfield's new H-E-B will open in three weeks.
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My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County has been in the community since 1969, and is the second largest community center in Texas. | Photo courtesy of MHMR
While May’s Mental Health Awareness Month might have come to a close, there’s never a bad time to seek support for mental health. Check out these resources now or bookmark them for a later date.

Bonus: We also put together a guide of mental health resources specifically for moms.

Local resources

MHMR Tarrant County
The organization can help with behavioral health diagnoses, financial assistance, limited medical care, prescriptions, and other treatment options. To get started, visit any of the 10 walk-in clinics or contact the ICARE Call Center to discuss your options.

JPS Behavioral Health
The county’s “largest and most comprehensive provider of mental health services” offers outpatient and inpatient care, psychiatric emergency services, peer and family services, and healthcare case management. JPS operates six outpatient mental health clinics in Tarrant County with 24/7 service.

Mesa Springs
Mesa Springs is an accredited local facility supporting those with mental health and addiction challenges. The company values compassion, respect, safety, quality, and innovation when it comes to mental health care.

Mental Health Connection of Tarrant County (MHC)
Formed after the 1999 Wedgwood Baptist Church shooting, MHC provides resources, initiatives, and training designed to move our community from trauma to resilience.


The National Alliance on Mental Illness sponsors hundreds of events, including run/walks, throughout the year.


Photo courtesy of NAMI

National resources

Local organization are great for getting in-person support when you need it, but don’t forget about these country-wide resources that are available anywhere, anytime.
How do you prefer to be supported in challenging times?

A. I like when friends to reach out help me feel seen.
B. I like to utilize local therapy resources.
C. My time is tight, so I prefer a digital approach to therapy.
D. I keep a stiff upper lip and keep pushing forward.
Friday, June 7
  • Downtown Fever - Emerald City Sister Band | Friday, June 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza, Old Town, 141 W. Renfro St., Burleson | Free | BYO chair, blanket, or picnic for the weekly Hot Sounds of Summer Concert series.
  • “Thoughts of a Colored Man” | Friday, June 7-Saturday, June 8 | Times vary | Jubilee Theater, 506 Main St., Fort Worth | $32 | Seven Black men in Brooklyn embody traits like Wisdom, Depression, and Happiness in this play by Keenan Scott II.
Saturday, June 8
  • Father Son Field Day | Saturday, June 8 | 8:30-11 a.m. | Parr Park, 3010 Parr Ln., Grapevine | $25-$30 | Join the “Grapevine Games” to test your skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship with relay races and tug-of-war showdowns.
  • 29th Anniversary Party | Saturday, June 8 | 11 a.m. | Flying Saucer, 111 E. Third St., Fort Worth | Free | Celebrate the downtown bar with live music, special tappings, and a signature glass release.
Sunday, June 9
  • Fort Worth Tattoo Arts Festival | Sunday, June 9 | 11 a.m.-8 p.m. | Fort Worth Convention Center Hall A, 1300 Commerce St., Fort Worth | $0-$50 | Wrap up the weekend with local, national, and international artists at this fifth annual event.
  • Texas Rangers | Sunday, June 9 | 12:05 p.m. | Globe Life Field, 734 Stadium Dr., Arlington | $9-$658 | The reigning World Series champions will take to the plate against the San Francisco Giants.
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Meet your new dinner date: Purple Carrot plant-based meals
A green caraf and glass, plate of vegetarian noodles, and plate of limes on a green table.
Purple Carrot’s nutritious meals are loaded with flavor. | Photo by Purple Carrot
Introducing your secret weapon against boring, tasteless meals: Purple Carrot.

Purple Carrot offers chef-prepared, fully plant-based meals that are ready to eat in under two minutes. Prefer to cook yourself? Opt for meal kits or shop plant-based grocery items from a fully stocked “plantry.”

This spring, Purple Carrot is ushering in the warm weather with vibrant, seasonal meals like Roasted Red Pepper Farro Bowls with chickpeas and mint (yum).
News Notes
Coming Soon
  • Mark your calendar for 6 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26: Tarrant County is getting a second H-E-B. The San Antonio-based grocery store will open its newest location at 1670 E. Broad St. in Mansfield. Take a peek at the Alliance location that opened in April. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
  • The Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics tipped off last night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. How did Luka Dončić and Kyrie Irving fare against Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown? Get a game recap from local expert Nick Angstadt on Locked On’s daily podcast.
  • Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags New England wagered on the outcome of the NBA Finals. If the Mavs win, the Massachusetts park will rename its New England SkyScreamer the “Dallas SkyScreamer.” If the Celtics win, the Arlington park will rename the Texas Giant the “Boston Giant.” (The Dallas Morning News)
  • The City of Azle launched a new food truck park. The FeedLot debuted at 225 Church St. with a rotating selection of food trucks every Friday, 5-11 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Plus, check out the biweekly farmers market + live music coming in July.
  • The eatery in Taylor Sheridan’s “Landman” will soon be a real restaurant. Philip Murrin’s business at 9840 Camp Bowie Blvd. was used as the filming location for the fictional Patch Cafe + will officially open later this year. The not-yet-named restaurant will serve steak — both classic and chicken-fried. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
  • With the Fourth of July coming up in less than a month, the Fort Worth Fire Department is reminding residents that fireworks are illegal within city limits + the use of fireworks can result in up to a $2,000 fine. Instead, check out one of these city-approved Fourth of July celebrations.
  • We’ve got an Olympian on our court — incoming TCU women’s basketball transfer Hailey Van Lith was selected for the USA Basketball 3x3 Women’s National Team earlier this week. The 22-year-old will compete in Paris for her first Olympic medal alongside WNBA players Cameron Brink, Rhyne Howard, and Cierra Burdick.
  • The State Fair of Texas is looking forward to “a music festival the size of Texas” this fall. The festival announced the 2024 musical lineup featuring headliners like Flipturn, Shakey Graves, Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors + the Spin Doctors. All concerts are included with fair admission.
Fort Worthian
  • The city’s Code Compliance department has a new director. Brian Daugherty will lead the department starting Monday, June 24. The Fort Worth resident has worked for the City of Arlington for the last 17 years.
Real Estate
  • Dreaming about what life at Walsh is like? You don’t have to dream anymore. The Walsh Neighborhood Summer Showcase is happening Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fort Worthians are invited to celebrate the grand opening of 14 new model homes from the development’s award-winning builders. RSVP.*
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  • Bowl goals for dogs = Premium proteins. Vibrant veggies. Tantalizing textures. Be the dog parent who keeps mealtime exciting with 50% off Nom Nom’s pre-portioned, freshly made meals.*
Donut say we didn’t tell you
Start your day with a vegan treat from Dreamboat Donuts. | Photo by FTWtoday
Today is National Donut Day, and we’re sharing some sweet spots around town to get your fingers sticky.

Dreamboat Donuts and Scoops, Near Southside
Start your morning with a vegan strawberry sprinkle donut, apple fritter, or scoop of ice cream.

FunkyTown Donuts and Drafts, Downtown
Pair seasonal donuts or fresh cinnamon rolls with a local beer on rotating taps.

Dough’d Up, Race Street
Enjoy a guilt-free breakfast with these low sugar baked goods. Plus, grab a jar of edible cookie dough for later.

Batter & Beans, University
Sip a cup of hot coffee while you chow down on made-to-order mini donuts. Try flavors like Biscoff Sweet Cream, Shirley Temple, and Dirt & Worms.

Dales Donuts #9, Camp Bowie
City Editor Kate, here — this is my personal favorite donut shop in town. The very best Saturdays start with a blueberry cake donut.
The Buy
The clear bag you need to go hands-free at any concerts, games, or events this summer (it’s stadium-approved).
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The MLB All-Star ballot opened earlier this week. Vote for your favorites before Thursday, June 27 + then help pick starters from Sunday, June 30 to Wednesday, July 3. In case you missed it, the All-Star game will be played at Globe Life Field on Tuesday, July 16. Get in on the action.
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