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Mabank ISD Counseling

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Welcome to Mabank ISD Counseling! 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.

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Mabank Junior High Students and Parents!

Mission Statement                                                     

    The goal of the Mabank Junior High Counseling Department is to help students reach their full potential academically, explore themselves emotionally, build connections socially and develop a positive identity.

    As your students’ counselor, I am here to help them overcome many of the challenges facing junior high students today. My vision is one in which every student is motivated, develops a healthy self-esteem and feels empowered to make wise decisions.

      I am here to advocate for your children throughout their years of junior high. As a parent or guardian, you are critically important to their happiness and success. Together, we can work towards making this experience a strong and productive foundation for the future.

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    Students who wish to speak to me about academic issues that include schedule changes, grades, and college/career matters should complete the Counselor request form in the counseling office. After signing, the student should return to class and wait for me to call for them.

    Any student with any kind of personal crisis should ask to see the counselor at once. Personal crisis/problems take priority over other matters.

Parents                                                   

    Note to Parents or Guardians:  As the Junior High Counselor, I am available to you as well and look forward to discussing your student's academic progress or problems with you. Please understand that as the only counselor, I have many responsibilities and obligations to both students and faculty/administration and I am not always available to meet with you. I regret that parents often take time off from their job to travel to the school campus only to discover I am off campus at a meeting. Please call ahead and make an appointment and give the reason for your visit. In doing so, you give me time to prepare for your visit so that I can efficiently maximize your time.

Tina Haney:  903-880-1670   ext. 7021                                                                          tdhaney@mabankisd.net

 

 

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903-880-1361  Ex. 5030

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