Judson ISD, in collaboration with the San Antonio Mobile Mental Wellness Collaborative, provides a school-based mental wellness program that addresses mental health, grief, and substance abuse. Services include individual, group, family, grief, and substance use counseling services to students enrolled in JISD, family members of students, and school personnel.
Counseling services are also provided by Texas Child Access, Through Telemedicine, Children's Bereavement Center, Crossing Bridges, Positive Insight, Pursuing Joy Psychology, and Family Service Association – Early Childhood Well-being Program.
Referrals for counseling services can be made by your school counselor or social worker. For information about the programs contact Reynae Herrera, LCSW at ( 210) 945 -5364.
The San Antonio Mobile Mental Wellness Collaborative ( SAMMWC) provides licensed clinicians who conduct an intake assessment to determine what services will be needed. Services are provided by one of the following agencies:
- Clarity Child Guidance Center - general counseling for students ages 3 -17.
- Family Service Association - counseling for students in 7th-12th grade who are on probation, showing behavioral difficulties at school or away from school, patterns of disciplinary infractions, and any other indicators of potential juvenile justice or legal trouble.
- Rise Recovery - substance use or recovery counseling.
- Endeavors - general counseling for students or adults.
- Texas Child Access Through Telemedicine ( TCHATT) provides short-term ( typically 5 -10 sessions) virtual mental health services to include medication management and counseling/therapy services. If long-term services are needed after services are provided, TCHATT staff refer students to another community provider or family insurance-based counselor. Services are free and provided year-round. Services are provided at campus either before or after school or during a non-core class.
- Children s Bereavement Center - grief/bereavement counseling for ages 3 - 24.
- Crossing Bridges, Positive Insight, and Pursuing Joy provide counseling services for students' general counseling and no access or on a wait list for counseling services. Services are provided at the campus before or after school or during a non-core class.
- Family Service Association – Early Childhood Well-being Program ( ECWB) (PK-Kinder only) This program provides support through classroom observations, student observations, individual and family counseling and staff and parent trainings. Services are provided at school and at home.
- HOPE Youth Family Development - Provides individual or family counseling, parent youth skills training or case management services. Services are provided at school.
The City of San Antonio has done an excellent job providing resources for families who may be experiencing a difficult time.