The Mental Health Minute

November 1, 2021

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From the CFISD Mental Health Intervention Team

Providing mental health information, resources and self care tips!
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Military, Veterans and Loved Ones

Free and Confidential Mental Health Support- Through a national network of licensed mental health providers, Give an Hour offers mental health care to Active duty, National Guard and Reserve, Veterans, and their loved ones.

Veteran Services

The Trauma and Resilience Center offers support, recovery and hope to military members and veterans. Care also provided to military spouses, children and other family members as part of a comprehensive and integrated approach to treatment.

Military ONE Source

Mental Health resources, if you or someone you know is dealing with mental health issues, find support with some of the following resources.

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Harris County Mental Health Supports

Take a look at how collaboration between The Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD, Houston Police Department and Harris County Sheriff' Office is supporting mental health for residents of Harris County. https://www.theharriscenter.org/
C.I.R.T & C.O.R.E Program
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Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7 mental health support to anyone in crisis.

Parents, students, and educators are stretched thin. Especially this school year, you’re juggling an overload of responsibilities while launching back into a new version of in-person learning.


As students, caregivers, and educators, it’s essential to keep mental health at the forefront of your back-to-school planning. In a world of managing to-do lists, relationships, and post-COVID stress, Crisis Text Line is here to help you keep your mental health top of mind.


Anyone in crisis can text SCHOOL to 741741 to reach a volunteer Crisis Counselor.

Crisis Text Line: Mental Health Support Supplies

The free mental health school supplies students, parents, and educators need to start the year on the right foot.

What is Gaslighting?

Have you ever questioned yourself after an argument with someone? Maybe they second-guessed your memory of something or downplayed your feelings, causing you to question your reaction. This type of emotional manipulation is called gaslighting.

The Mental Health Coalition

Working together to end the devastating stigma surrounding today’s most prevalent public health crisis.

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When a loved one is grieving

When someone is grieving, it can be hard to know the “right” thing to say. Sometimes, even the most well-intentioned statements can come across as insensitive or cruel to someone who has experienced loss.⁠

If you’re feeling uncertain about what to say, here are a few ideas for words that provide comfort. Remember that sometimes you don’t need to say anything at all—you can simply stay quiet and be there for them during this difficult time.
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World Kindness Day

The purpose of this day, celebrated on November 13 of each year, is to help everyone understand that compassion for others is what binds us all together.

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