Improve resilience through encouraging healthy mental habits and early identification and treatment of behavioral health issues with a focus on school age children
Programs & Partners
Our Adolescent Resiliency Team has worked to foster partnerships with regional experts and promote behavioral health services in Fannin County schools. We are excited that a number of districts have rolled out new innovative resiliency programs and expanded services.
Thrive is a comprehensive strategy developed by Grant Halliburton Foundation for mental, social, and emotional health in schools. Thrive is active in several Fannin County schools at low or no cost to the schools. Contact Us to learn more about enrolling your school in Thrive. The foundation also has excellent resources to support better mental health for children, teens and young adults, and it has brought the innovative Hope Squad program to Fannin County Schools.
Hope Squad was developed in the Provo, UT, school system with a goal of reducing youth suicide through education, training, and peer intervention. The Hope Squad program is a school-based peer support team that partners with local mental health agencies. Hope Squad is currently active in several Fannin County school districts. Contact Us to learn more about starting a Hope Squad program in your school.
TCHATT is a school-based tele-counseling program offered by Children's Hospital that is available free to children in most Fannin County schools. To find out if your child's school is paricipating in TCHATT, call the school counselor or call Children's at (844) 856-6926. Contact Us to learn more about enrolling your school.
The University of Texas Southwest Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care offers the Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) program. YAM is an interactive program for adolescents designed to improve knowledge about mental health and promote the development of problem solving skills. The program is available to Fannin County schools at a minimal cost. Contact Us to learn more.