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Welcome to the Mabank ISD Counseling page! As a department, we are committed to building strong, trusting relationships with our students in order to promote and support student achievement, mental wellness, and personal and social development for all students. MISD Counseling is devoted to being  a positive force for change by equipping and empowering students to build resilience to overcome obstacles in their lives and achieve their personal and academic goals. 

If you need immediate help, or are experiencing a mental health or physical emergency, please dial 911. For an immediate response to a critical or time sensitive need, reference the list of crisis hotlines below. If you are off campus and would like a district counselor to contact you within the next business day, please reach out to your campus counselor, or complete the Mabank Cares form below.

STATE/NATIONAL CRISIS HOTLINES

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Help Line 1-800-821-4357
Mobile Crisis Team 1-866-260-8000
Texas Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-252-5400
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Poison Control 1-800-222-1222
Teen Runaway Hotline 1-800-786-2929
Suicide Crisis Center 1-214-828-1000
National Domestic Violence 1-800-799-7233
Texas Youth Hotline 1-800-989-6884

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Apps and Web-Based Supports

  • GritX is a web-based tool for supporting the mental health of adolescents and young adults by inspiring grit, finding resilience, and telling their own stories by customizing and building their own self-care toolkit.

  • Mindshift is a free, evidence-based mental health relief app. MindShift™ CBT uses scientifically proven strategies based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help you learn to relax and be mindful, develop more effective ways of thinking, and use active steps to take charge of your anxiety.

  • MY3 is an app for individuals who may be having thoughts of suicide, or who have a history of suicidal behavior. It is designed to help these individuals stay safe when they are experiencing thoughts of suicide by identifying a support system, building a safety plan, accessing important resources, getting support at times of greatest risk, and accessing the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7.

  • Teen Talk is a free iPhone app where teens can get support for whatever they may be dealing with from a trained teen. It is a safe, non-judgmental space where you can anonymously post your issue at any time and get support from a trained teen from 6 to 10 PM. Call 310-855-4673 or text "TEEN" to 839863.

  • The Virtual Hope Box (VHB) is a smartphone application designed for use by patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment. The VHB contains simple tools to help patients with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. Patients and providers can work together to personalize the VHB content on the patient's own smartphone according to the patient's specific needs.