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It’s OK not to be OK: Fort Worth mental health resources

As Mental Health Awareness month draws to a close, here are nine resources to consider.

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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.

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While May’s Mental Health Awareness Month might be coming 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.

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

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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.

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