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Parent U Current Drug Trends and Parent Resources

Parent U Current Drug Trends and Parent Resources 

Information and Resources

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**Please note, the resources listed below are provided for your information only.  This does not constitute an endorsement of one provider/resource over another.**

Education Resources

SAMHSA’s “Talk. They Hear You.”

Get Smart About Drugs

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens 

  • Information for Teens, Parents and Educators on emerging trends and science-based information on teen drug use and its effects
  • https://teens.drugabuse.gov/

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

  • Provides information on talking with children at all age levels about substances, recognizing substance use and responding.
  • https://drugfree.org

American Lung Association

  • Provides information for youth and adult on tobacco and vaping as well as resources for quitting. 
  • https://www.lung.org/

Smoke Free

Counseling and Treatment Resources

North Texas Behavioral Health Authority

  • OSAR (Outreach Screening Assessment and Referral) for SUD treatment – They provide Substance Use Disorder screenings and connect consumers to treatment
  • Please call 1-844-275-0600 or email osar@ntbha.org to schedule an appointment with an OSAR Counselor.
  •  24/7 Mobile Crisis Hotline: 1-866-260-8000
  • https://ntbha.org/

Phoenix House

Grant Halliburton Foundation- Mental Health Navigation Line

  • The Here For Texas Mental Health Navigation Line is a free helpline offering guidance, information, resources, and support for mental health and addiction. If you’re seeking resources for yourself or for someone else, call the free helpline Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 972.525.8181
  • https://www.granthalliburton.org/navline

Counseling Resources in Ellis County

Pamela A. Aldrich, LPC-S, LCDC

Travis Strange, LPC

Hope Clinic- Behavioral Health Services

  • Provides outpatient treatment for patients of all ages with mental health and/or substance use disorders.
  • 411 East Jefferson
  • Waxahachie, Tx 75165
  • 972-923-2440
  • https://call4hope.org/behavioral-health

Child and Family Guidance Center

  • Provides outpatient counseling, psychiatric assessment and medication management.
  • 1505 West Jefferson Street, Suite 120

Waxahachie, TX 75165

Creekbend Center for Counseling

  • Provides individual and family counseling
  • 1850 S Midlothian Pkw, Midlothian, TX 76065
  • 972-775-9050
  • https://www.creekbend.org

Elledge Counseling Associates

Ennis Counseling Center