Foster Resiliency

Improve resilience through encouraging healthy mental habits and early identification and treatment of behavioral health issues with a focus on children

Programs & Partners

Our team fosters partnerships with regional experts to improve behavioral health services in Fannin County schools. We are excited that a number of districts have rolled out new innovative resiliency programs and greatly expanded mental wellness services for students.

In the 2023-2024 school year, the Texas Education Agency Region 10 Education Service Center provided Licensed Professional Counselors and/or Licensed Clinical Social Workers to all 9 Fannin County school districts. CWTW, community leaders and Region 10 collaborated on a grant request to support this program, and funding was generously provided by the Fannin County Hospital Authority. We expect the program continue in the 2024-25 year.

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 an innovative tele-counseling program offered by Children's Hospital. Free counseling sesions are delivered in a school setting, and all Fannin County schools particpate the TCHATT program. Contact your child's school counselor to discuss participation in the program.

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.

In the 2023-2024 school year, the Texas Education Agency Region 10 Education Service Center provided Licensed Professional Counselors and/or Licensed Clinical Social Workers to all 9 Fannin County school districts. CWTW, community leaders and Region 10 collaborated on a grant request to support this program, and funding was generously provided by the Fannin County Hospital Authority. We expect the program continue in the 2024-25 year.

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.